Dr. Gary Tye joins CHKD's Neurosurgery practice
Drs. John Birknes and Joseph Dilustro are pleased to welcome Dr. Gary Tye to CHKD Surgical Group’s neurosurgery practice. Dr. Tye will see patients at CHKD’s main hospital.
Dr. Tye received his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia, where he also completed a residency in neurosurgery. After serving as chief resident in neurosurgery at the Medical College of Virginia, Dr. Tye completed a fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.
With a clinical interest in epilepsy, craniosynostosis, andtethered cord repairs and congenital spine disorders, Dr. Tye has participated in medical mission work for more than a decade in South American countries, including Honduras and Guatemala. Dr. Tye is board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and the American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery.
To reach Drs. Birknes, Dilustro or Tye, please call (757) 668-7990.
CHKD Butler Farm Road location in Hampton offers X-ray, lab services, therapies and sports medicine rehab
Children in Hampton who require lab work, X-rays or rehabilitation for a sports injury now have easy access to CHKD’s specialized pediatric care. CHKD has opened a new Health Center on Butler Farm Road in Hampton, offering a full range of diagnostic testing, therapies and sports medicine rehabilitation.
The facility, at 421 Butler Farm Road, offers state-of-the-art pediatric lab and X-ray services. It also brings physical, occupational and speech therapy and sports medicine physical therapy to patients on the Peninsula.
The addition of the new Health Center marks the Health System’s 34th location and is part of CHKD’s commitment to provide convenient access to specialized pediatric care for the nearly 500,000 children in Hampton Roads and surrounding regions. Call (757) 668-4503 for pediatric lab services or (757) 668-4505 for pediatric X-ray services.
No appointments are necessary for X-rays and labs, but a physician’s referral is required. To schedule an appointment with a pediatric physical, occupational or speech therapist, call (757) 668-4520. To schedule an appointment with a sports medicine physical therapist, call (757) 668-4511. For other information, call the Health Center’s main number at (757) 668-4500.
Dr. Katrina Lesher new medical director of rehabilitative services
CHKD welcomes Dr. Katrina Lesher as medical director of rehabilitative services.
Dr. Lesher received her medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia, where she also completed a combined residency in pediatrics and physical medicine and rehabilitation.
She recently worked as a pediatric physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and is board-certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, with a sub-specialty board certification in pediatric physical medicine and rehabilitation.
CHKD welcomes Dr. Jesus Inciong to plastic surgery practice
Dr. George Hoerr is pleased to welcome Dr. Jesus Gil B. Inciong to CHKD Surgical Group’s plastic surgery practice. Dr. Inciong will see patients at CHKD’s main hospital as well as CHKD Health & Surgery Centers at Oyster Point and Princess Anne.
Dr. Inciong received his medical degree from the University of the Philippines, where he also completed a residency in plastic surgery. After finishing a second residency in plastic surgery at the University of Southern California, Dr. Inciong completed fellowships in plastic surgery at the University of Miami and microsurgery and craniofacial/maxillofacial surgery at Eastern Virginia Medical School. Dr. Inciong has been a longtime volunteer for Operation Smile, performing cleft lip and palate repairs all over the world. Dr. Inciong is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
AAP publishes article by Dr. John Harrington
Dr. John Harrington, division director of General Academic Pediatrics, co-authored an article in the February issue of Pediatrics in Review, a journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The article, titled “The Clinician’s Guide to Autism,” walks healthcare providers through new diagnosing standards and available treatment options for children with autism spectrum disorder, and encourages pediatricians to provide a more comprehensive medical home for children and families with autism.