Augusta Health adds new physicians to medical staff

augusta-health-headerEach year, new providers join the Augusta Health Medical Staff.  While some are employed by Augusta Medical Group, others are associated with independent practices who are affiliated with Augusta Health.  All providers who join the staff are recognized annually at a welcome reception.  The new providers are recognized by Marc Shields, MD, President of the Augusta Health Medical Staff, and Scott Just, MD, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Augusta Medical Group.

Those who joined the Augusta Health medical staff in the past year, and the practice they joined, are:

Anesthesia Associates of Augusta

  • Ashley Sparler, MD
  • Craig Westwood, MD


Augusta Emergency Physicians

  • John Jesus, MD
  • Chastity Kolb, FNP-BC


Augusta Health Cardiology

  • Roy Flood, Jr,  MD


Augusta Health Care for Women

  • Cynthia Bailey, CNM
  • Ami Keatts, MD


Augusta Health Gastroenterology

  • Elizabeth ‘Anne’ Bush, MD
  • Allan Hardy, MD


Augusta Health Hospitalists

  • Leticia Hardy, MD—Pediatric Hospitalist
  • Shahid Ilyas, MD
  • Arrossa Jamshid, MD
  • Atrac Kay, MD—Neuro Hospitalist
  • Galina Lyles, MD
  • Chris Porter, MD—Surgical Hospitalist


Augusta Health Neurology

  • Robert ‘Bob’ Davis, FNP


Augusta Health Pain Management

  • Ruzbeh Toussi, DO


Augusta Health Primary Care

  • John Bush, MD–Waynesboro
  • Amrita de Zoysa, MD—Fishersville
  • Cara Goodell, MD—Stuarts Draft
  • Deborah Lusk, NP—Churchville
  • Thomas A. Shapcott, MD—Medical House Call Program
  • Christopher ‘David’ Sutton, MD—Staunton


Augusta Health Urgent Care

  • Kenneth Donohue, PA-C
  • Benjamin Farley, MD
  • Jennifer Hunt, PA
  • Carol Lynn Maxwell-Thompson, NP
  • Jeanne Parrish, FNP-C
  • Roshni Patel, FNP-BC
  • Janet Polansky, MD
  • Douglas Root, MD
  • Sherry Secrest, PA


Augusta Plastic Surgery

  • Jonathan Black, MD


Augusta Surgery

  • Kristin Turza, MD


Blue Ridge Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

  • William Goodwin, DDS


Blue Ridge Radiologists

  • David Ratliff, MD


Charlottesville Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center

  • Nicholas Hill, DDS


Mary Baldwin Student Health

  • Erin Marley, FNP-C


Ob-Gyn Associates Women’s Health at The Women’s Center

  • Jennifer An, MD


UVA Specialty Care

  • Tushar Chopra, MD—Nephrology
  • Sana Khan, MD—Nephrology
  • Angie Nishio-Lucar—Nephrology


Augusta Health is an independent, community-owned, not-for-profit hospital whose mission is to promote the health and well-being of our community through access to excellent care.  Named one of the 100 Top Hospitals in America by Thomson Reuters in both 2011 and 2012, Augusta Health has also been nationally recognized by HealthGrades as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for clinical excellence and patient safety for the last three consecutive years, and has been name one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals in 2015.  For more information about Augusta Health, its programs or its services, please contact Public Relations at 540.245.7329 or visit our website,


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