Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology is the study of the colon and rectum, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver. Gastroenterologists are trained to detect and prevent colon and rectal cancer as well as to evaluate and treat gastrointestinal conditions. Riverside gastroenterologists work closely with family practice and other specialty physicians to coordinate a testing, diagnosis and treatment care plan for patients.

Riverside Gastroenterology Specialists - Newport News

Riverside Gastroenterology Specialists - Williamsburg

Riverside Gastroenterology Specialists - Eastern Shore

Cancer Surgery
Riverside Surgical Specialists

Colorectal Surgery
Colorectal surgeons are general surgeons who have completed additional training in the surgical treatment of colon and rectal disorders, including cancer:

Medical Oncology and Hematology
Medical oncologists are physicians who are specially trained in the treatment of cancer with drugs.

Peninsula Cancer Institute

  • George J. Kannarkat, M.D. (offices in Newport News and Williamsburg)
  • Magi M. Khalil, M.D. (office in Gloucester)
  • Flavia E. Kostov, M.D. (office in Newport News)
  • John F. Miller, M.D. (offices in Williamsburg and Gloucester)
  • Mashour Yousef, M.D. (offices in Newport News, Gloucester and Williamsburg)
  • Angela R. Cochran, M.D. (offices in Newport News, Gloucester and Williamsburg)

Riverside Shore Cancer Center (in Onancock)

Cancer Specialists of Tidewater

  • Craig Franzman, M.D. (offices in Chesapeake and Virginia Beach)
  • Lauren Salmon, D.O. (offices in Suffolk and Virginia Beach)
  • William W. Maclaughlin, M.D. (offices in Chesapeake and Virginia Beach)
  • Amy M. Skorupa, M.D. (offices in Chesapeake and Virginia Beach)
  • Aisha S. Zaidi, M.D. (offices in Chesapeake, Virginia Beach and Suffolk)
  • Jody Filion, NP (offices in Chesapeake and Virginia Beach)

Radiation Oncology Specialists
A radiation oncologist is a physician specialist who uses radiation therapy to treat cancer.

  • Biral S. Amin, M.D. (office in Newport News)
  • Mark E. Chisam, M.D. (offices in Williamsburg and Gloucester)
  • Lori K. Gillespie, M.D. (office in Gloucester)
  • C. R. Kersh, M.D. (offices in Williamsburg, Newport News and Gloucester)
  • Joseph D. Layser, M.D. (office in Newport News)
  • Ilene Stephan, M.D. (office in Williamsburg, Newport News and Gloucester)

Patient Navigation
Patient navigators become a personal guide through the complexities of health care in general and cancer care in particular.

  • Harolette Kelley, RN, BSN, Colorectal and Gastrointestinal Cancer Patient Navigator

Outreach and Education

  • Fran Holcomb, RN, BSN, OCN, Nurse Educator