“I partner with my patients and work with them to develop an individualized treatment plan based on their specific needs. My focus is patient-first, and my goal is always optimal health for my patients. I believe trust and honesty are key elements in the patient-physician relationship, and I work closely with my patients to keep them well.”

Board Certification

  • Family Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Adolescent Care
  • Anxiety
  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Depression
  • End of Life Care Coordination

Education

Internship and Residency

Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Family Medicine
Roanoke, VA
1979 and 1981

Medical School

University of Virginia School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Charlottesville, VA
1978

Hospitals Affiliated With

Lynchburg General Hospital
Virginia Baptist Hospital

Academic Appointments

Liberty University College Of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM)
Clinical Instructor in Family Medicine
2016 – Present

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Clinical Instructor in Family Medicine
2016 – Present

University of Virginia
Clinical Instructor in Family Medicine
1990 – Present

Professional Associations

American Medical Association (AMA)
Chair, Integrated Physician Practice Section
2015 – 2017

Collaborative Healthcare Partners of Virginia
Co-Chair
2013 – Present

Central Virginia Family Physicians (CVFP)
President
2011 – Present

American Medical Association (AMA)
Delegate
2009 – Present

Medical Society of Virginia (MSV)
Past President
2008 – 2009

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
Member

Lynchburg Academy of Medicine
Member

UVA Medical School Alumni Association
Board of Directors

Virginia Academy of Family Physicians (VAFP)
Member

Personal Interests

Dr. Eppes is interested in state and national politics concerning the design of health care advocating for patients and physicians.

Biography

Dr. Eppes is passionate about Family Medicine and working closely with his patients across the Lynchburg-area to help them achieve their optimal health. Dr. Eppes went to the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville, VA, and completed his post-doctoral residency training at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, VA. Additionally, Dr. Eppes specializes in Sports Medicine and innovative Depression/Anxiety care. Dr. Eppes has been honored as Chair-Elect of the American Medical Association’s Integrated Physician Practice Section.