As of Monday, December 18, 2022, Jefferson Surgical Clinic physicians and staff are employed by Carilion Clinic.

Jefferson Surgical Clinic and Carilion share the same philosophy about the practice of medicine. We believe in an evidence-based, patient-centered approach that emphasizes care coordination and keeping people healthy. As a patient, you’ll receive the same care and compassion from your surgical provider. Also, you’ll have access to additional resources through Carilion, including MyChart, a secure online health management tool, and easy connections to many specialty services through an electronic medical record system.

If you have questions regarding an upcoming appointment, you can continue to reach your care team at (540) 283-6000..

The patient portal is no longer active due to system changes. Please call (540) 283-6070 for account questions or to make a payment on your account.

David P. Minichan Jr., M.D.

David P. Minichan, Jr., M.D., is a board-certified general surgeon. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 1951. Four years later Dr. Minichan graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He finished an internship at Walter Reed General Hospital in Washington D.C., and completed surgical residencies at Jefferson Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia, the University of Virginia Department of Surgery, and Andrews Air Force Base Hospital. He’s a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and certified by the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Minichan joined the Jefferson Surgical Clinic’s team of surgeons and specialists in 1964.


  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Skin Cancer & Minor Cosmetic Skin Lesion Removal



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Contact Information
Jefferson Surgical Clinic
1234 Franklin Rd., S.W.
Roanoke, VA 24016

Phone: (540) 283-6000

Fax: (540) 283-6030

Dr. Minichan is from Roanoke, Virginia and is an avid fan and frequent attendee of Virginia Tech Hokies’ games. He also enjoys golf, outdoor sports, aviation and flying his own plane.

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