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Fauquier Health Northern Virginia Surgical Specialists (formerly known as General Surgery at Culpeper) offers a wide range of surgical services for patients of all ages. Our surgeons are all university trained and board certified in general surgery. Our dedicated surgeons focus on specialties beyond general surgery such as breast surgery, minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, hernia repair, and wound care.
Appointments may be made by calling the office of your choice or Schedule an Appointment Online.
Joseph Brown MD, FACS is a board-certified general surgeon with an interest in breast surgery, general surgery, and wound care. He holds certifications in wound care and hyperbaric medicine.
Dr. Brown grew up in Southwestern Virginia and graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in Civil Engineering. He worked in the coal industry as a summer intern and ultimately for several years with engineering firms in Virginia prior to attending medical school at the Medical College of Virginia. He completed surgery residency at the Carilion Hospital System in Roanoke Virginia.
Cynthia Dougherty, MD is a board-certified general surgeon, with special interest in breast surgery, laparoscopic gallbladder surgery, hernias, lipomas, skin cancer, cysts, and peritoneal dialysis access.
Dr. Dougherty earned a BA in microbiology and a BA in zoology from Miami University. In addition, she holds a Medical Technologist certification from University of Cincinnati. She attended Medical School and completed her general surgery residency training at the Medical College of Ohio.
Benjamin Wampler, MD, FACS is a board-certified general surgeon. He has a special interest in minimally invasive surgery, colorectal surgery, breast surgery and hernia repair.
Education and Training
Dr. Wampler has lived in the area his entire life. His father, Dr. Wampler Senior, started the practice in 1963. He completed college at Bridgewater College and then went to medical school in Richmond, VA at the Medical College of Virginia. He completed his training in general surgery at West Virginia University before coming back home to join his fathers’ group.
Surgical services provided include but are not limited to:
1100 Sunset Lane
Culpeper, VA 22701
550 Hospital Drive
Warrenton, VA 20186
7915 Lake Manassas Drive
Gainesville, VA 20155
Manassas Office (Open Fridays only)
9001 Digges Road, Suite 208
Manassas, VA 20110