New Patients

Welcome to Riverside Tappahannock Family Practice. We provide comprehensive primary care services for adults, children and infants and are accepting new patients including Medicare patients.

To make an appointment, please call our office. Please note that we cannot accept walk-in patients. If you need to change your appointment time, we appreciate notification at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled visit.  

Your first appointment
Please arrive 30 minutes early for your first appointment so that we may get to know you and obtain important health information.

What to bring to your first appointment:
  • Insurance card
  • Photo I.D.
  • Co-payment, if needed
  • List of medications and dosages or the original prescription bottles.

If you have been treated by a physician of Riverside Medical Group, we can access your medical records electronically. If not, and if at all possible, please bring copies of relevant medical records.

We accept most major insurance and are accepting new Medicare patients. Please call our office at (804) 443-6063 to verify that we accept your carrier.

Medical records
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 diagnosing and treating your condition. Please be assured that your personal medical records are confidential, and we will not release information without your permission. Review Riverside Health System's Privacy Statement for more information.

 myHealth eLink - personal electronic medical record access!
During your first appointment, you may sign up for myHealth eLink. Through this secure, convenient, online communication tool, you can:
  • Access your electronic medical record
  • Request appointments and prescription refills
  • Review immunization records
  • Receive test results from your doctor  

Sign up for myHealth eLink today!