General Surgery and Hernia Center

Tidewater Medical Center
860 Omni Boulevard
Suite 108
Newport News, VA 23606

Accepting New Patients

Phone FAX

Office Hours
Monday and Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Closed daily, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Family Practice of Hampton Roads:
Every other Friday, 9:15am to 11:45am
For appointments with Dr. Hopson, please contact 757-874-1077
Surgeries are performed at Mary Immaculate Hospital or Mary Immaculate Ambulatory Surgery Center

TPMG General Surgery and Hernia Center has been serving patients in Newport News and the surrounding areas since 1995.

Patients are cared for by appointment. If you require same-day medical attention, please call early in the day to schedule an appointment.

Our experienced and well-trained physicians have medical staff privileges at Mary Immaculate Hospital, Mary Immaculate Ambulatory Surgery Center and Peninsula Surgery Center.

Treatments and services include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Abscess
  • Breast tenderness, lumps or masses
  • Cellulitis
  • Colonoscopy ~ diagnostic and screening
  • Cysts
  • Diverticulitis, diverticulosis
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Groin pain
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernias
  • Hidradenitis
  • Lipomas
  • Parathyroid
  • Skin lesions
  • Thyroid (goiter, lesions, nodules, masses)

If you have an urgent medical need after office hours or on the weekend that requires the attention of a physician, please call our office for recorded instructions. After office hours TPMG General Surgery and Hernia Center physicians share on-call services.

Please request prescription refills during your regular appointment with your physician or ask your pharmacist to fax us your refill request. Please allow 24 hours for us to process your request, after we receive it from your pharmacy.

Please be certain to obtain any required referrals from your primary care physician prior to your appointment with TPMG General Surgery and Hernia Center.

If you have any questions or concerns about your bill, please call our office manager. If you have any concerns about your insurance, please contact your insurance carrier.

Insurance Information
TPMG accepts insurance from the list of carriers below:

Aetna (participating in all Aetna health plans except for Medicare plans)
Anthem (including Anthem Exchange Plans)
Blue Cross/Blue Shield Federal
Coventry/Southern Health
Healthkeepers Plus
Humana Medicare
Optima (including Optima Exchange Plans)
Tricare Prime (complete listing of provider’s accepting new patients)
Tricare Standard
United Healthcare
Virginia Health Network (VHN)
Workers’ Compensation

Although we have group contracts with all of the insurance carriers listed, please contact your physician’s office to find out if your physician accepts your insurance. Not all physicians actively participate in all TPMG list of carrier plans, therefore, it is important to verify that your physician participates in order to avoid additional out-of-pocket expenses. If you have questions regarding your insurance, please contact your insurance company. For questions regarding your bill, please contact our Central Billing Office at 757-232-8777.

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