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Rosemarie “Rosie” McFather


Professional Designation: Gastroenterology- Family Nurse Practitioner

Specialities: Physician - Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliations: Mary Immaculate Hospital

Professional Boards and Affiliations: ANCC - American Nurses Credentialing Center ACG - American College of Gastroenterology Sigma Kappa Sorority

About these Clinics/Practices

***TPMG Gastroenterology –
Newport News Office ***

Referral Required – Per office policy.
-> (EDS) Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Referrals to Rosemarie “Rosie” McFather, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

EDS patients historically have many GI complaints just because of the behavior of our connective tissue.

All we ask is that our EDS patient referrals are sent for a primary reason of a GI indication, and put a comment in the referral about an EDS work-up being needed (for patients without diagnosis of EDS) and send it to me. If they have the formal EDS diagnosis already, please list that as the secondary referral indication. Also list if the patient has ever had a colonoscopy or endoscopy (when and where, and findings if available). Medical Records are EXTREMELY helpful, this includes past GI and EDS-related evaluations completed, or surgeries done!!!

My staff and I will take it from there!

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(Please check with office staff prior to sending the referral, to see if the patient’s Health Insurance is accepted by the Practice) – This policy is “Above my Pay Grade”, says Rosie, and she thinks it is too cruel to get someone’s hopes up of diagnostic evaluation of this magnitude…just to be denied due to insurance technicalities!

Practice/Clinic Information

TPMG Gastroenterology - Newport News Office
11751 Rock Landing Dr, Suite 1
Newport News
VA - Virginia
United States



Qualification Type: Undergraduate

School Name: Longwood University

Degree: Bachelors of Science in Biology- Pre-medicine

Qualification Type: Medical/ Dental/ Nursing

School Name: Riverside School of Health Careers

Degree: Professional Nursing Diploma

Qualification Type: Undergraduate

School Name: Capella University

Degree: Bachelors of Science in Nursing

Qualification Type: Postgraduate

School Name: Walden University

Degree: Masters of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner

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