As of Sunday, December 18, 2022, Jefferson Surgical Clinic (JSC) physicians and staff are employed by Carilion Clinic.

JSC and Carilion share the same philosophy about the practice of medicine. As a patient, you’ll receive the same care and compassion from your surgical provider. Also, you’ll have access to additional resources 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The patient portal is no longer active due to system changes. You are able to pay your account balance using the “Bill Pay” button below instead of calling. For account questions, you may still call (540) 283-6070.

Rodney J. Poffenberger, M.D., FACS

Rodney J. Poffenberger, M.D., FACS, is a board-certified urologist who joined Jefferson Surgical Clinic in 2000 and has practiced in the Roanoke Valley since 1991. A Michigan native, Dr. Poffenberger received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan, in 1982. He is a 1986 graduate of the University of Michigan School of Medicine. He completed graduate training in both general surgery and urology at Henry Ford Hospital in 1991.

Dr. Poffenberger has received specialized training in:

  • Cryosurgery
  • Laser surgery
  • Laparoscopy
  • Microsurgery
  • ESWL
  • Contigen implantation
  • Prostate brachytherapy

Dr. Poffenberger is an American College of Surgeons Fellow, an American Board of Urology Diplomate, and a National Board of Medical Examiners diplomate.


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Contact Information
LewisGale Medical Center
Medical Office Building
1900 Electric Road
Salem, Virginia 24153

Phone: (540) 283-6000
Fax: (540) 283-4959

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