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VIVA’s Cutting Edge, Minimally Invasive Procedures Used to Control A Variety of Cancers

In 2021, Doherty, Featured Articles, News, Procedures by Rafadmin

April is designated as Cancer Control Month. Cancer Control focuses on reducing the number of people who get cancer, reducing complications from cancer, and decreasing the deaths due to cancer. It uses approaches that have been tested through research to control the number of cancer cases as well as the effects of cancer. Cancer control programs work to find and …

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Dr. R. Donald Doherty Jr. is Fredericksburg’s First Physician to Earn Board Certification from the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine

In 2020, Doherty, Newsletter, Volume 13 Issue 1 by Addison Clark

After rigorous coursework and exams, Dr. R. Donald Doherty Jr. became the first physician in the Fredericksburg region to earn Board Certification in aesthetic medicine through the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine (AAAM). This makes Dr. Doherty the recipient of triple Board Certification. In addition to aesthetic medicine, Dr. Doherty is Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology in …

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Varicose Vein Treatment at (VIVA): A Case Study

In Case Studies, Doherty, Newsletter, Volume 12 Issue 1 by Addison Clark

Patient Presentation: Helen Jeannette Cox had been a nurse in the military for many years and was on her feet for 10-12 hours or more during her hospital shifts. Ms. Cox had a family history of varicose veins and recognized her symptoms early in their onset. The chronic swelling and pain, aching and throbbing, discoloration, and bulging veins were undeniable …

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Cosmetic Center by VIVA Now Open in Fredericksburg

In 2018, Doherty, Featured Articles, Hijaz, Newsletter, Volume 11 Issue 2 by Addison Clark

VIVA’s Board Certified, Fellowship Trained physicians offer a full line of customized services at Cosmetic Center by VIVA, right here in Fredericksburg. In their modern and tranquil facility, patients receive aesthetic, anti-aging, and regenerative skin care in a serene and relaxing environment. Located in Suite 207 of Lee’s Hill Medical Plaza, Cosmetic Center neighbors VIVA’s primary office on Spotsylvania Avenue …

Raising Awareness for Nutcracker Syndrome and Venous Compression Syndromes

In 2017, Doherty, Newsletter, Volume 9 Issue 3 by Addison Clark

Nutcracker Syndrome is a rare condition, but its rarity doesn’t make it any less painful or difficult to deal with. The syndrome involves the compression or narrowing of the renal vein, which causes the slowing of blood flow from the left kidney. This then presents as abdominal pain and discomfort, or groin pain and pelvic pain. The symptoms are part …

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Vertebroplasty, Kyphoplasty Provide Rapid Relief For Patients with Vertebral Compression Fractures

In 2009, Case Studies, Doherty, McLaughlin, Newsletter, Volume 1 Issue 1 by Addison Clark

Most patients referred to Virginia Interventional and Vascular Associates (VIVA) for vertebroplasty or a related procedure, kyphoplasty, experience rapid pain relief from vertebral compression fractures. Interventional radiologists use imaging guidance to inject medical-grade bone cement into the

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VIVA Blends Specialties to Provide Complete Vascular Care Services

In 2010, D’Addio, Doherty, Gleason, Koenig, McLaughlin, Newsletter, Statler, Volume 2 Issue 3 by Addison Clark

Virginia Interventional & Vascular Associates (VIVA) can diagnose all vascular conditions and offer the optimum treatment for them, from minimally invasive procedures to major surgery. VIVA physicians attribute this capability to the group’s practice model, which combines the expertise of interventional

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Interventional Radiology Cancer Treatments Improve Quality of Life

In 2011, Doherty, McLaughlin, Newsletter, Statler, Volume 3 Issue 1 by Addison Clark

Radiologists Provide Services throughout Cancer Care Working closely with referring physicians, interventional radiologists with Virginia Interventional & Vascular Associates (VIVA) perform thermal ablation, chemoembolization, and other specialized procedures usually available only in major metropolitan areas. Interventional radiology treatments are