Central Scheduling

Scheduling appointments at Riverside locations has never been easier. You have two options for scheduling outpatient diagnostic appointments:

  1. Online Physician Portal – a free service available 24 hours a day.
  2. Dialing our Call Center M-F, 8AM -5PM:
  • Eastern Shore - (757) 414-8555
  • Tappahannock/Northern Neck - 1-800-675-6368
  • Middle Peninsula – (804) 693-8865
  • Peninsula and Others - (757) 989-8830

Exceptions: you will need to call Central Scheduling for:

  • Biopsies
  • PET scans
  • Next day and Stat appointments

Riverside locations for scheduling include:

  • Riverside Regional Medical Center – Newport News
  • Riverside Diagnostic Center Hampton
  • Riverside Diagnostic Center Oyster Point
  • Riverside Diagnostic Center Smithfield
  • Riverside Diagnostic Center Williamsburg
  • Riverside Walter Reed Hospital – Gloucester
  • Riverside Tappahannock Hospital – Tappahannock
  • Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital – Eastern Shore

Key Points to remember:

  • IV Sedation is available at Riverside Regional Medical Center for MRI and CT.
  • Stretcher bound patients must be scheduled at one of our hospital locations.
  • It is preferred that known MRSA patients are scheduled at one of our hospital locations.
  • Patients with known anaphylaxis reaction to IV contrast must be scheduled at Riverside Regional Medical Center.

Riverside Medical Group Electronic Medical Record (EMR) users:
If you are part of the Riverside Medical Group and utilize Centricity as your EMR the Insurance Verification team may be able to get the authorizations for:

  • CT scans
  • MRI
  • Physical, Speech, and Occupational Therapy evaluations

A completed Referral Form is required.  Call (757) 989-8830 Option 2 for more information.


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Riverside Regional 60+ minutes
Doctors' Hospital 18 minutes
Walter Reed 21 minutes
Tappahannock 40 minutes
Shore Memorial 18 minutes
Updated: 6:00 PM on 4/18/14

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