Medical Directors

The UVA Outpatient Surgery Center medical directors are highly experienced individuals with impressive credentials.

 Ashley M. Shilling, MD

Ashley M. Shilling, M.D.,
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Co-Medical Director,
UVa OPSC

M.D. Degree: University of Virginia School of Medicine, 2001

Clinical Interests:   General Anesthesia, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Regional Anesthesia




  George Politis, M.D.,MPH

George  D.  Politis,  M.D.,MPH
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics
Co-Medical Director, UVa OPSC

M.D. Degree: Cornell University Medical College, 1985

Residency: Pediatrics, Oakland Children's Hospital, Anesthesiology, University of Virginia

Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesia, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Certification: Anesthesiology Pediatrics

Research Interests: Pediatric Intubation, Pediatric Regional Anesthesia



  David Diduch, MD        David  R.  Diduch,  MD

       Sports Medicine
       Orthopaedic Surgery


Residency:  Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia

Fellowship:  Sports Medicine, Insall-Scott-Kelly Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

American Board Certification(s):  

  • Board certified in Orthopaedic surgery
  • Subspecialty certificate in orthopaedic sports medicine
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