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Meet Our Team

Desiderio J. Rimon, M.D.

Dr. Rimon’s specialty is General Surgery with expertise in abdominal surgery, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopies, and advanced laparoscopy. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Dr. Rimon received his Medical Degree from the University of Maryland 
Medical School in Baltimore, Maryland. He completed his internship and residency at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia.

Dr. Rimon’s additional training includes: basic laparoscopic skills for the colorectal surgeon; training on procedures for prolapse and hemorrhoids; advanced laparoscopic surgery skills and stereotactic breast biopsy training. 

Dr. Yi Wei Zhang

Dr. Zhang works as a general surgeon at VCU Community Memorial Hospital. He completed his residency in general surgery at Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital in Pontiac, Mi.  Dr. Zhang received his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, Wisconsin.

Dr. Michael Tozzi

Dr. Tozzi comes to VCU Health CMH with more than 18 years of medical experience and most recently worked for Halifax Surgical Associates in South Boston, VA.  

Dr. Tozzi received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  He completed his residency in General Surgery from City Avenue Hospital, Germantown Hospital and Parkview Hospital, all located in Philadelphia.  He is board certified by the American Board of Osteopathic Medicine.

Peggie L. Powell, FNP-BC

Peggie received her Master of Science in Nursing Degree - FNP Program from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA in 2003.  She is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.