People of UVA
Registered nurse Meredith Farmer contributed this post. She works on UVA Medical Center’s general medicine unit and has been caring for patients with coronavirus.
Our clinical lab provides critical test results that help providers treat patients. Dawn Dirks, MS, molecular test development specialist, explains the work her team is doing.
Besides treating colorectal cancers, Friel is also a vocal advocate for colorectal cancer screening. Read about what makes him passionate enough to dress up as "Paulie Polyp."
Urologic oncologist Kirsten L Greene, MD, helps patients with urologic cancer by focusing on minimally invasive and robotic surgery techniques.
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.