Our Team

Meet our skilled and experienced team.

The Center for Plastic Surgery at Sentara Princess Anne & Fort Norfolk has a team of experienced plastic surgeons, advanced practice providers, and non-surgical cosmetic providers who are dedicated to providing top-quality care. Our surgeons are sub-specialty trained in their respective practice areas. They offer both cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries based on the needs of their patients. Our advanced practice providers work hand-in-hand with our surgeons to provide high-quality, patient-focused care. Our cosmetic providers offer a wide array of cosmetic services which help our patients achieve the best version of themselves. With this well-rounded team, patients can rest assured that our providers are able to meet their needs.

Plastic Surgeons

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Eva Dentcheva, M.D.

Dr. Eva Dentcheva is a board-certified plastic surgeon with a focus on aesthetic and reconstructive procedures of the body, breast and hands. She is dedicated to making her patients feel at ease and ensuring a thorough and informed surgical experienc ...

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Claude Hawkins, M.D., M.B.A.

Claude Hawkins, M.D., M.B.A., retired from the US Air Force as a Colonel after 21 years of service which included two tours in Afghanistan. He finished his Air Force career in Hampton Roads serving for 3 years as Chief of Surgery at USAF Hospital Lan ...

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Howard Levinson, M.D.

Howard Levinson, M.D., is a board-certified plastic surgeon as well as President of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons/Plastic Surgery Foundation. He has more than 20 years experience as a plastic surgeon, and is recognized as a leading plastic ...

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Manas Nigam, M.D.

Manas Nigam, M.D., is a board-certified plastic surgeon who treats his patients as if they were his own family members. He operates with the most advanced techniques learned during his training at Georgetown University Hospital and the Joseph Barnhar ...

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Richard Tyrell, M.D.

Dr. Richard Tyrell, a compassionate and highly skilled Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon, is dedicated to enhancing lives through both reconstructive and cosmetic surgeries. With a passion for restoring confidence and beauty, ...

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Advanced Practice Providers

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Chong Joyner, NP-C

Chong Joyner, NP-C, has always loved working in surgery and providing care for patients throughout the phases of their surgical treatment. Surgical procedures may be standard, however, each patient is different. With this in mind, Ms. Joyner believes ...

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Kara Kelton, PA-C

Kara Kelton is a dedicated and skilled physician assistant with 12 years of experience providing care and support to patients. She previously worked with Vascular Surgery and the Burn/Trauma team. She works hand-in-hand with our plastic surgeons an ...

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Lindsey Kohl, PA-C

Lindsey Kohl is a dedicated and skilled physician assistant with three years of experience providing exceptional care and support to her patients.  She works hand-in-hand with our plastic surgeons and staff to deliver high-quality care to the commun ...

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Rachel Powell, NP-C

Rachel Powell became an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner after spending years as a bedside RN to various patient populations at Sentara Norfolk Gener ...

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Ashley Walker, PA-C

Ashley Walker became a physician assistant after spending several years in the operating room at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital as a surgical assistant workin ...

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Rebecca Zuch, PA-C

Rebecca Zuch is a dedicated and skilled provider with over 11 years of experience as a Physician Assistant. She previously worked for the Sentara Cardiothoracic Surgery team before joining plastic surgery. Rebecca works side ...

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Non-Surgical, Cosmetic Providers

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Anjali Patel, Aesthetic Nurse Injector

Anjali Patel is a highly skilled, licensed Aesthetic Nurse Injector. She has a passion for helping her patients look and feel their best. With over 2 years of experience in the beauty industry, Ms. Patel offers customized treatments to help her patie ...

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