Christina F. Ortiz, MD, MPH, a fellowship-trained allergy and immunology specialist, has joined Tidewater Physicians Multispecialty Group (TPMG), a network of over 220 specialty and primary care providers serving patients at 75 locations across Hampton Roads. Dr. Ortiz’s practice, TPMG Coastal Allergy, will open on June 19, 2018 with locations in Chesapeake and Virginia Beach.
“The addition of Dr. Christina Ortiz and the opening of TPMG Coastal Allergy allows TPMG to provide expanded services to the Chesapeake and Virginia Beach communities to further our commitment to true coordination of care for our patients,” said Chief Medical Officer-Southside, Larry Kagan, MD.
Dr. Ortiz earned her Medical Degree and Master of Public Health at Eastern Virginia Medical School, with a focus on health management and communication. She furthered her training through a pediatric residency with an emphasis on global health at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Dr. Ortiz recently completed a two-year fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee where she received the most current training in the diagnosis and treatment of allergic conditions. She is board certified in General Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics and is board eligible in Allergy and Immunology.
As an allergy and asthma specialist, Dr. Ortiz treats a variety of allergic conditions, including seasonal and indoor allergies, asthma, eczema, medication and food allergies, and sinusitis. She also offers a variety of treatment options, including allergy testing to identify triggers of allergic symptoms or asthma and allergen immunotherapy (allergy shots), known to be one of the best individualized treatment options available.
As a native to the Hampton Roads area, Dr. Ortiz is excited to return to her hometown roots to begin her first practice. “Over the years in training, I have greatly anticipated the day that I begin a practice to serve the needs of my hometown community.” said Dr. Ortiz. “I am excited to start this next chapter at TPMG Coastal Allergy. As a mother of two daughters with eczema and an allergy sufferer myself, I understand the complexity of allergic conditions and aim to improve the quality of life for my patients and their families.”
TPMG Coastal Allergy is located on 1405 Kempsville Road in Chesapeake and 3386 Holland Road, Suite 202 in Virginia Beach.
To schedule an appointment at TPMG Coastal Allergy, call (757) 410-0981.
ABOUT THE TIDEWATER PHYSICIANS MULTISPECIALTY GROUP
Founded in 1992, Tidewater Physicians Multispecialty Group (TPMG) includes more than 220 primary care, specialty physicians and advanced practice clinicians in more than 75 locations throughout southeastern Virginia. TPMG’s mission is to provide superior healthcare that is responsible, physician-directed, and dedicated to keeping patients’ best interest foremost. The TPMG medical team includes expert physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, medical assistants, diagnostic staff, and non-clinical staff all working together to provide consistent, compassionate, high-quality medical care.