Category: New Faculty Profiles
Get to Know: Hematologist and Medical Oncologist Gwenalyn Garcia, MD
Gwenalyn Garcia, MD, is a fellowship-trained hematologist and medical oncologist who cares for patients at UVA Cancer Center Augusta.
Get to Know: Timothy Rooney, MD, Radiologist and Head of UVA Breast Imaging
As head of the Division of Breast Imaging, Dr. Rooney will focus on removing barriers to breast screening and furthering awareness about new, advanced imaging technology to detect breast cancer.
Get to Know: Urologist Nicolas Ortiz, MD
Nicolas M. Ortiz, MD, is a board-certified urologist with a particular interest in men’s health and reconstructive surgery.
UVA Health Welcomes Nephrologist Daphne Knicely, MD, MEHP, Medical Director of UVA Dialysis Staunton
Nephrologist Daphne H. Knicely, MD, MEHP, specializes in caring for patients with a wide range of kidney conditions, including acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, electrolyte disorders and kidney stones.
New UVA Health Division Chief Is a Renowned Allergist, Clinical Immunologist and Former Leader in Military Medicine
Michael Nelson, MD, PhD, is best known for allergen immunotherapy, as well as for the treatment of allergic rhinitis and asthma. He is also a national expert on individual extract preparation and has special expertise in vaccine health and rare adverse reactions.
UVA Welcomes Two New Neurologists Specializing in Neurodegenerative and Movement Disorders
Learn more about Anelyssa D'Abreu, MD, and Renzo Figari Jordan, MD.
Get to Know: Lale Kostakoglu Shields, MD, MPH, Director of the UVA Division of Nuclear Medicine
Shields is a renowned leader in the use of molecular imaging with PET/CT, and highly regarded for her expertise in the radionuclide treatment of various cancers.
Get to Know: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Sam Oyer, MD, FACS
Oyer 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.
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.