People of UVA
The nursing career paths of five Filipino women lead them to UVA hospital. Charito Seguerra, RN, BSN, remembers her first visit to UVA. "We sat in the lobby for two hours, just to get a feel and observe. And I saw the diversity of a lot of people of different cultures.”
Urologic oncologist Sumit Isharwal treats patients with bladder, prostate, kidney & testicular cancer. Watch his video & find out why he loves urologic surgery.
Jeff Young, MD, director of the trauma center, has worked with the critical care team since 1994. He treats patients in need of surgery for emergencies.
Indumathy Varadarajan, MD, is a hematologist oncologist at UVA Cancer Center who specializes in caring for patients with a variety of blood cancers.
Derek Bauer, MD, is a neurologist treating patients with epilepsy and tuberous sclerosis. Living with the rare disease that he treats, tuberous sclerosis, was the main drive to become a doctor and help others.
Peter Hallowell, MD, is a UVA bariatric & general surgeon treating patients who need help to lose weight. He’s also the director of the bariatric surgery program and co-director of our minimally invasive surgery fellowship.
Sherita N. Chapman Smith, MD, is a neurologist, dual-certified in general and vascular neurology within the stroke division. She helps patients prevent and recover from all types of strokes.
Michael Devitt, MD, is a hematologist/oncologist treating patients with cancers of the prostate, bladder, kidneys and testicles.
TSC causes benign tumors anywhere in the body. Derek Bauer, MD, can empathize with his TSC patients, because he lives with it, too. Read his guest post.
Leah Beard, in the UVA School of Medicine Office for Diversity, offers trainings & surveys to help doctors, students & staff increase diversity & inclusion.