MEDARVA Healthcare and The Shepherd’s Center of Richmond Open University


MEDARVA and The Shepherd's Center Open University

"Open University" Will Offer Important Medical Advice To Older Adults

This Winter, both The Shepherd's Center of Richmond and MEDARVA Stony Point Surgery Center will be collaborating to provide lectures by specialists on health areas of concern for older adults.

The Shepherd's Center of Richmond encourages older adults to remain active and independent through lifelong learning at the Open University (OU), and providing volunteer services to their peers.

MEDARVA Stony Point Surgery Center and its physicians are dedicated to providing not just medical care, but also education to promote over all health and well-being.

Dr. Suzanne Kim

January 14th

Dr. Suzanne Kim
MEDARVA Low Vision Center
"Low Vision Problems"

Dr. Richard Costanzo

January 21st

Dr. Richard Costanzo
VCU School of Medicine
"Smell and Taste"

Dr. Vivek Sharma

January 28th

Dr. Vivek Sharma
Colonial Orthopaedics
"Orthopedics and Sports Medicine"

Dr. Ilvy Cotterell

February 4th 

Dr. Ilvy Cotterell
VCU Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
"Hand, Wrist, and Elbow"

Dr. Bryan Brooks

February 11th

Dr. Bryan Brooks
Richmond Eye Associates
"Ophthalmology 101"

Dr. Paul Charron

February 18th

Dr. Paul Charron
Colon & Rectal Specialists
"Colon and Rectal Health"

Suzette Rosen, C.O.

February 25th 

Suzette Rosen, C.O. (certified ophthalmologist technician)
The Retina Institute
"The Retina"

Dr. Bimaljit

March 4th

Dr. Bimaljit Sandhu
Richmond Gastroenterology Associates
"Upper Gastrointestinal Tract"

Download a full course schedule.

For more information, visit or call 804-355-7282.