Our Experts

Our board-certified general surgeons are part of a team of providers who work closely together to develop personalized treatment plans for patients. By collaborating together, a patient benefits from multiple members of our care team examining their case to help determine the best possible treatment plan.

Dr. Christopher Rogers

Dr. Christopher Rogers is a highly trained and skilled general surgeon. He strives to find the right balance of surgical and nonsurgical methods that maximize outcomes and recovery while minimizing complications. If a patient’s treatment plan involves surgery, Dr. Rogers takes advantage of the latest innovations, minimally invasive procedures and state-of-the-art technology for their care.

Dr. Travis Petricek

As an experienced general surgeon, Dr. Travis Petricek partners with his patients to develop a personalized and comprehensive care plan to meet their individual surgical needs. He treats a wide range of surgical issues, including hernia repair, appendectomy, venous access, breast surgery, bowel resection and wound care. Dr. Petricek specializes in laparoscopic and minimally-invasive surgical techniques. When he is not caring for patients, Dr. Petricek enjoys fishing, kayaking and woodworking.

Dr. Charles Liu

As an experienced general surgeon, Dr. Charles Liu diagnoses and treats a wide variety of surgical issues, including breast cancer, colorectal surgery, upper endoscopy, colonoscopy, thyroid and parathyroid, hernia, gallbladder and stem lesions. He specializes in laparoscopic surgical techniques. For patients, this means a shorter hospital stay, faster recovery time and reduced risk of infection.

John Beneck, PA

As a physician assistant with Sentara Surgery Specialists, John Beneck provides quality care to patients before, during and after their surgery at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center. He works in close collaboration with the surgeons to perform comprehensive patient histories, physical examinations, order and interpret lab tests, prescribe medications and perform minor surgical procedures. Mr. Beneck understands the uniqueness of each person’s condition, and focuses on providing personalized care for each and every patient.

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