Mid-Atlantic Cardiothoracic Surgeons

Sentara Heart Hospital, 6th Floor • 600 Gresham Drive, Suite 8600
Norfolk, VA • 757.388.6005info@macts.com
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Physician Assistants

While you are hospitalized, some of your care will be provided by our Physician Assistants and/or Surgical Assistants. The surgical assistants are certified to assist our surgeons during your operation. Physician Assistants are certified and licensed providers that may assist in the operating room, perform various procedures which you may need, and/or provide care for you while you are hospitalized.

Meet Our Physician Assistants:

Jody Jackson Adams, PA-C

Jody Jackson Adams, PA-C
Education:
Master of Physician Assistant Program, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
Certifications:
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Memberships:
American Academy of Physician Assistants
Experience:
Mid-Atlantic Cardiothoracic Surgeons

Channa Collins, PA-C

Channa Collins, PA-C
Education:
Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA
Certifications:
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Memberships:
American Academy of Physician Assistants
Experience:
Mid-Atlantic Cardiothoracic Surgeons
Beebe Medical Center, Lewes, DE
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
Coastal Gynecology, Virginia Beach, VA

Anita Comeyne, PA-C

Anita Comeyne, PA-C
Education:
Master of Physician Assistant, Seton Hall/University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Newark, NJ
Certifications:
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Memberships:
Association of Physician Assistants in Cardiovascular Surgery
American Academy of Physician Assistants
Experience:
Mid-Atlantic Cardiothoracic Surgeons

David Fox, PA-C

David Fox, PA-C
Education:
Master of Physician Assistant Program, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
Certifications:
National Commission on Certificiation of Physician Assistants
Memberships:
American Academy of Physician Assistants
Experience:
Mid-Atlantic Cardiothoracic Surgeons

Stephan Harutunian, CSA

Stephan Harutunian, CSA
Education:
Surgical Assistant Certification, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
Certifications:
National Surgical Assistant Association
Memberships:
Association of Physician Assistants in Cardiovascular Surgery
American Academy of Physician Assistants, Virginia Association of Physician Assistants
Experience:
Mid-Atlantic Cardiothoracic Surgeons

Sarah Nestor, PA-C

Sarah Nestor, PA-C
Education:
Master of Physician Assistant Program, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
Certifications:
National Commission on Certificiation of Physician Assistants
Memberships:
American Academy of Physician Assistants
Experience:
Mid-Atlantic Cardiothoracic Surgeons
Jordan-Young Orthopedic

Dominick Ruggiero, PA-C

Dominick Ruggiero, PA-C
Education:
Master of Physician Assistant Studies, Alderson-Broaddus College, Philippi, WV
Certifications:
National Commission on Cerficiation of Physician Assistants
Memberships:
American Academy of Physician Assistants
Experience:
Mid-Atlantic Cardiothoracic Surgeons

Rebecca Zuch, PA-C

Rebecca Zuch, PA-C
Education:
Master of Physician Assistant Program, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
Certifications:
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Memberships:
American Academy of Physician Assistants, Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants
Experience:
Mid-Atlantic Cardiothoracic Surgeons