Our Surgeons

Brian Crichlow, MD
Specialty: Ophthalmology
Office Location:
Mid-Atlantic Eye Physicians
204 Becker Drive
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
(252) 537-8193
Minimally Invasive Procedures Performed: Cataract surgery


Richard Holm, MD
Specialty: Orthopedics
Office Location:
Northern Carolina Orthopaedics
171 NC Hwy 125
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
(252) 537-5631
Minimally Invasive Procedures Performed: Arthroscopy


James Ketoff, MD
Specialty: Surgery
Office Location:
Roanoke Valley Surgical Associates
97 NC Highway 125
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
(252) 537-1933
Minimally Invasive Procedures Performed: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, appendectomy, ventral hernia, diagnostic laparoscopy, diagnostic and interventional gastroenterology


Thomas J. McDonald, MD, FACOG
Specialty: Obstetrics/Gynecology
Office Location:
Women’s Health Specialists
1381 Medical Center Drive
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
(252) 535-1414
Minimally Invasive Procedures Performed: Laparoscopic hysterectomy, tubal occlusions, endometrial ablations, ovarian cystectomy/oophorectomy, bladder sling procedures


Richard Minielly, MD
Specialty: Obstetrics/Gynecology
Office Location:
Smith Church Obstetrics & Gynecology, PA
63 Office Park Road
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
(252) 535-4343
Minimally Invasive Procedures Performed: Laparoscopic tubal ligation and balloon ablation


John Simpson Moss, Sr., MD
Specialty: Orthopedics
Office Location:
Northern Carolina Orthopaedics
171 NC Hwy 125
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
(252) 537-5631
Minimally Invasive Procedures Performed: Arthroscopic surgery of the knee, shoulder, ankle and elbow; advanced arthroscopic reconstructive surgery of the knee and shoulder


atarajan RajanNatarajan Rajan, MD
Specialty: Urology
Office Location:
SAI Urology
117 Professional Drive
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
(252) 308-6889
Minimally Invasive Procedures Performed: Laser procedure for benign prostate problems and kidney stones; cryotherapy and implant seeds for prostate cancer; sling procedure for urinary incontinence


Shiva Rao, MD
Specialty: Surgery
Office Location:
Shiva K. Rao, MD, FACS
40 Anna Louise Lane
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
(252) 537-2254
Minimally Invasive Procedures Performed: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic appendectomy, diagnostic laparoscopy, laparoscopic ventral hernia repair


Lawrence Singer, MD
Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Office Location:
Smith Church OB/GYN
63 Office Park Road
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
(252) 535-4343
Minimally Invasive Procedures Performed: Tension free vaginal tape, laparoscopic assisted vaginal hysterectomy, complex adnexal surgery, tubal sterilization, laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy, total laparoscopic hysterectomy, total laparoscopic surgery for pelvic pain


Joey P. Thomas, MD
Specialty: Pain Management, Anesthesiology
Office Location:
Roanoke Valley Pain Center
257 Hwy 125
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
(252) 410-0001
Minimally Invasive Procedures Performed: Epidural steroid injection, radiofrequency ablation for pain control, spinal cord stimulation, discography, kyphoplasty, disc biacuplasty, MILD


Fred Wier, MD
Specialty: General Surgery
Office Location:
Roanoke Valley Surgical Associates
97, Hwy 125
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
(252) 537-1933
Minimally Invasive Procedures Performed: Laparoscopic appendectomy and laparoscopic cholecystectomy