Latest Tappahannock Stories

2014-09-16 23:15:57

The “small, rural hospital” laboratory boasts state-of-the-art capabilities, according to its bi-annual inspection. Tappahannock, Va. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 When people head to the doctor to have tests performed, it’s rare they think about what it takes to get those precise, accurate results. “The common misconception from the public is that we draw blood, put it on a machine and get an answer, when in fact, it’s much more than that,” said Angela Dove, the Senior...

2014-08-21 23:14:44

Dr. Wirt Cross, Jr.’s arrival in Tappahannock fulfills his dream of working in a small community. Gloucester, VA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Dr. Wirt Cross, Jr. wasn’t always convinced he wanted to be a surgeon. That was until after medical school while serving as a medical officer in the Middle East with the U.S. Navy. He saw, and felt, the direct impact surgery can make. “When I went to Iraq, there were many times when my teammates were injured and needed surgical care,” Cross...

2014-07-16 23:01:36

Dr. Enright joins Kathy Shea, a certified Family Nurse Practitioner, who has been treating patients at the Urgent Care since December 2013. Tappahannock, VA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Riverside Health System is pleased to welcome Rosemary Enright, MD to the Riverside Urgent Care Center team in Tappahannock, Va. Dr. Enright’s addition rounds out the medical team offering treatment at the practice. She joins Kathy Shea, NP, who has been treating patients there since December 2013. Dr....

2013-07-20 23:02:25

Dr. Anshul Gupta brings a passion for blending conventional medicine with lifestyle changes to the patients he serves. Tappahannock, Va. (PRWEB) July 20, 2013 Riverside Health System’s Tappahannock Family Practice welcomed Anshul Gupta, MD to its medical team this month. “Riverside values their patients, and that’s something that I wanted to be a part of,” Dr. Gupta said of his attraction to joining the Riverside Medical Group team in Tappahannock. “Growing up, I was inspired...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.