Welcome to Riverside Commonwealth Family Practice. We provide comprehensive primary care services for adults and children. Age treated varies by physician: Dr Huffman-5 years and older and Dr. Thornton - infants and older.
To make an appointment, please call our office at (757) 930-0091. Please arrive 30 minutes early for your first appointment so that we may get to know you and obtain important health information. I f you need to change your appointment time, we appreciate notification at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled visit. Please note that we do not accept walk-in patients but can often provide same day appointments for acute illnesses.
- Insurance card
- Photo I.D.
- Co-payment, if needed
- List of medications or the original prescription bottles
We accept most major insurance including Aetna, Cigna, Healthkeepers, Healthkeepers Plus, MDIPA, United Health Care, Trigon, as well as Medicaid, Medicare, Tricare and Mailhandlers. We are also accepting new Medicare patients. If you don't see your carrier listed, please call our office at (757) 930-0091. When you make your appointment, please confirm that we accept your insurance.
As a means of expediting care and increasing patient safety, we store medical records electronically. This secure system facilitates fast, clear communication among your physicians and specialists. In the event of an emergency, our physicians have immediate access to your medical history, which can be critical and sometimes lifesaving in helping to properly diagnose and treat your condition. Please be assured that your personal medical records are confidential, and we will not release information without your permission. Please review Riverside Health System's Privacy Statement for more information.
Manage Your Health Online
We've introduced a new electronic health record, which you can access via Riverside MyChart. You will have 24/7 access to parts of your health record by enrolling in MyChart .
Riverside MyChart has many new features and enhanced functionality that will allow you to:
- Communicate with your doctor
- Read open notes about your visits
- Access your test results
- Request prescription refills
- Manage your appointments
- View bills and pay online
- Manage your loved one's health through proxy access