Category: New Faculty Profiles
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.
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.