Category: New Faculty Profiles
Get to Know: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Sam Oyer, MD, FACS
At a GlanceTitle: Associate ProfessorFellowship: Johns Hopkins HospitalResidency: Medical University of South Carolina Sam Oyer, MD, FACS, is a facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon who specializes in facial paralysis treatment and facial reanimation as well as facial reconstruction after skin cancer removal or trauma. He also specializes in cosmetic procedures,…
An Expanding UVA Heart & Vascular Team Includes New, Highly Skilled Subspecialists
Get to know past president of the American College of Cardiology, Michael Valentine, MD, and sports cardiologist Michael Ayers, MD.
Leading Experts on T-Cell Lymphomas Make UVA a Hub for Advancing Research and Treatment Development
Most community oncologists will see just a few cases of T-cell lymphoma in a lifetime. Building consensus on the best way to treat these rare and fast-growing diseases has been a challenge, and outcomes have been the poorest of any other type of blood cancer.
Get to Know: Two New Members of the UVA Cancer Center Team
UVA Cancer Center is actively recruiting top talent with a broad range of experience and expertise.
Get to Know: Neurosurgeon Ryan Kellogg, MD
Driven by the potential of combining computers and technology with medicine to improve healthcare, Kellogg specializes in cerebrovascular neurosurgery.
Get to Know: Pediatric Hepatologist Frank DiPaola, MD
He joins UVA as director of Pediatric Hepatology and medical director of Pediatric Liver Transplantation.
Get to Know: Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon Behzad Farivar, MD
Behzad Farivar, MD, joins UVA Health as the co-director of the new UVA Aortic Center and the associate program director for the vascular surgery fellowship training program in the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.
Get to Know: Hematologist Firas El Chaer, MD
Dr. El Chaer specializes in caring for patients with acute leukemias, including acute myeloid leukemia and acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Get to Know: Pediatric Neurologist Kathryn Xixis, MD
The winner of numerous awards for her work as an educator and mentor, Kathryn Xixis, MD, joins UVA as the program director of the child neurology residency program.
Get to Know: Reza Daugherty, MD, FAAP, Chief of Pediatric Medical Imaging
Daugherty has made a significant impact within the Division of Pediatric Radiology, working to expand the number of services and the locations these services are provided, introducing new technology and imaging protocols, as well as teaching and mentoring aspiring providers.