About Us

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Family Practice & Urgent Care: in Virginia Beach for Over 50 Years

First Colonial Family Practice was established in 1970. As one of the area’s most established independent private practices, we are dedicated to providing the highest level of ongoing medical care to the members of our community.

In the mid to late 1960s, there was a severe shortage of general practitioners across Virginia. Seeing an opportunity to better serve our community, two Virginia Beach physician groups — Drs. Charlton, Mapp and Mayo and Drs. Stallings and Burt — came together and created First Colonial Family Practice. They built the new office at our current location on First Colonial Road, right next to the newly constructed Virginia Beach General Hospital.

Around the same time, the specialty of Family Practice was developing across the country. The Medical College of Virginia was among the first to create a Department of Family Practice. First Colonial Family Practice’s own Dr. Mayo became the first chairman of the new department.

First Colonial Family Practice became one of five Family Practice models under the guidance of the Medical College of Virginia. With that, our practice served as a combination of private practice and Family Practice teaching program, training medical Residents.

From 1974 to 1987, First Colonial Family Practice trained and graduated 75 family physicians. Thirty-five percent of those trained stayed in Virginia, and 20 percent stayed in Virginia Beach — many of them are practicing today. First Colonial Family Practice takes great pride in the contributions we made to training outstanding young physicians in the specialty of Family Practice.

Our Office

Conveniently located on First Colonial Road in Virginia Beach, we serve patients from all over our community and surrounding areas. We are independently owned and operated and take great pride in being the physicians of choice for generations of Virginia and North Carolina families. Our office is centrally located in Virginia Beach, next to Virginia Beach General Hospital and Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center. We’re close to I-264, Laskin Road, Virginia Beach Blvd. and Great Neck Road. We have free, on-site parking and our facility is handicapped accessible. If you have special needs, let us know when scheduling your appointment so we can do our best to make your visit comfortable. Our office is open evenings and weekends, so we’re available when you need us. The First Colonial Family Practice and Urgent Care Center waiting room is clean and spacious with more than enough seating even on the busiest days.

About Privia Health

We are proudly part of Privia Health. Privia equips leading primary and specialty care physicians with cutting-edge resources to help us deliver outstanding, personalized patient care. That’s why Privia’s patient satisfaction scores are 2x higher than national averages. Visit their website to learn how Privia helps you take control of your care.

Healthcare, Handled

You have enough on your plate. We make it easy to message your doctor, connect to on-demand virtual care, receive appointment reminders, refill prescriptions, and get care on the go. If you see more than one doctor in our network, your entire care team has access to your medical chart so we can all work together for your health. Use the myPrivia app or patient portal to:

  • Book appointments, renew prescriptions, and access your electronic health record
  • Send and receive secure messages with your care team

Healthy for the Long Haul

You’re more than a set of symptoms. Privia champions lifelong health and wellness, inside and outside the doctor’s office. From pediatrics to adult needs, preventive programs to complex care, doctor’s visits to self-care at home – we’re here to support you on every step in your journey. Count on Privia for:

  • Collaborative, team-based medical group with leading local providers
  • Same- or next-day appointments with 24/7 telehealth for immediate care

Our Doctors Do More

You can enjoy personalized care without pricey membership fees. Privia doctors take the time to listen to your concerns, from wellness programs to chronic care management. Patients rate our providers 4.9 out of 5 for efforts to include them in decisions about their care, so you can be confident your doctor will help you understand the guidance you get, in-office or virtually. With Privia, you can expect:

  • Unhurried, comprehensive visits to develop the right care plan for you
  • Nationally recognized top physicians and healthcare professionals