Dr. James Carraway is a plastic surgeon in Virginia Beach, Virginia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Bon Secours-DePaul Medical Center and Sentara Leigh Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Virginia School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is one of 2 doctors at Bon Secours-DePaul Medical Center and one of 12 at Sentara Leigh Hospital who specialize in Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Robert Schnarrs is a native of central Pennsylvania. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in pre-medicine from the Pennsylvania State University. This was followed with a Doctor of Medicine degree from the Pennsylvania State University, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. He then embarked upon his surgical training at the Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh. Pennsylvania. He completed a general surgery residency and subsequently became board certified in General Surgery and recently recertified.
Ericka (Ricki) Thompson, PA-C, is a native of Phoenix, AZ. She joined the Navy at 18 due to the disappointing lack of beaches in Arizona and to see the world. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Nuclear Engineering Technology while serving her country working in the Engineering Department on U.S. Navy aircraft carriers overseas and in Washington State. After completing almost nine years the Navy, she embarked on a new journey to explore the overlap of engineering and medicine.
Ricki has called Virginia Beach home since 2010, when her husband was stationed at NAS Oceana to fly F/A-18 Super Hornets. She received her Master’s in Surgical Assisting from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 2014 and subsequently worked in the Operating Room at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. While at SNGH, Ricki specialized in Plastic Surgery, Neurosurgery, and Trauma. She later returned to EVMS to complete her second Master’s degree as a Physician Assistant in the pursuit of more patient interaction outside of the Operating Room.
Ricki joined the practice to apply her background in engineering, advanced surgery knowledge, and passion for plastics toward making every patient’s experience unique and enjoyable.
In her free time, she loves surfing, running, and exploring our fantastic local breweries.
Gail DeNobrega, Office Administrator
Gail has been in the Plastic Surgery field for over 20 years, She is from upstate NY originally and moved here to work with a Plastic Surgeon. She continues to learn every day, loves to interact with patients. Gail stays current by attending meetings in Plastic surgery and is a member of SHRM while continuing to further her education by taking courses at William and Mary on Finance and Business. She has 13 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild, and enjoys spending time with them.