Our Mission

to provide high quality digestive and endoscopic health care in a compassionate, comprehensive, cost effective manner while assuring the highest level of respect and integrity for the patient.

James W. Rawles, Jr., MD

James W. Rawles, Jr., MD

Dr. Rawles is a native of Richmond, Virginia. He earned both a Master’s Degree in biochemistry and a Doctor of Medicine degree at the Medical College of Virginia. He did both his internship and residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center, after which he completed a three-year fellowship in gastroenterology at Johns Hopkins University Medical Center.

Dr. Rawles entered practice in Virginia Beach in 1987. He has served as President of the Medical Staff of Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital. Dr. Rawles and his wife, Robin, have four sons. His leisure activities include fishing, hunting, and sailing.

Medical Degree:
1976-1980 Medical College of Virginia

1980-1981 Strong Memorial Hospital

1981-1983 Strong Memorial Hospital

1983-1984 Johns Hopkins University