Important Announcement/Patient Action Required

Effective June 30, 2021, Eastern Virginia Medical School Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine (EVMS Jones Institute) located at 601 Colley Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23507, and 2075 Glenn Mitchell Drive, Suite 500, Virginia Beach, VA 23456, will transition all patient care to our affiliated partner Shady Grove Fertility (SGF), a premier fertility center and home to 85,000 babies born.  Shady Grove Fertility Jones Institute (SGF Jones Institute) will open in the Norfolk location of the EVMS Jones Institute on July 7, 2021

It has been an honor to partner with you on your fertility journey and we are pleased to assist you with the next step of that journey. 

SGF Jones Institute will be a part of the SGF Richmond network of locations currently serviced by Drs. Michael Edelstein, Erika Johnston-MacAnanny, Anish Shah and Geof Tidey.  SGF Jones Institute will offer a full range of fertility services under the care of Dr. Tarita Pakrashi with the support of all the SGF Richmond physicians and their teams. 

See below for actions required of all EVMS Jones Institute patients by May 21, 2021.


If you are:

If you have more questions

  • Established patients completing treatment with EVMS Jones Institute through June 30, 2021, may call 757.446.7100 as they normally would in order to schedule an appointment or to seek other assistance.  
  • New patients of SGF Jones Institute may call the SGF New Patient Center at 757.512.8547 or complete this brief form to schedule an appointment or to seek other assistance. 

Thank you for your continued trust in us. We are here to assist you and to ensure this transition is a smooth and successful one. We remain committed to providing you with exceptional service.


Alfred Abuhamad, MD
Mason C. Andrews Professor and Chairman
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Vice-Dean of Clinical Affairs
Eastern Virginia Medical School