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Virtua Health Opens Primary Care Telehealth Practice 


In-person visits to supplement online encounters as needed 

October 26, 2022 - Virtua Health has opened a new primary care practice that offers a “telehealth first” approach to care. Virtua Primary Care Telehealth provides patients with access to board-certified primary care physicians who are experts in delivering care online. Patients of the practice can conduct the majority of their care encounters from the convenience of their home or location of their choosing.    



“Virtua Health knows that we need to make the connection to health care easy for our patients. We want to meet our patients where they are—which is why the new Primary Care Telehealth Practice makes sense,” said Angela Skrzynski, DO, lead physician for telehealth services. “Our primary care physicians offer quality care in a flexible way, ensuring that everyone has easy access to a physician and the medical care they need.”  


Features of the practice include a range of primary care services, including:   


  • Preventative Care: Virtua’s goal is to help patients (ages 16 and older) feel their best. That means offering the necessary check-ups and screenings—some virtually and some in-person.  

  • Chronic Conditions: For chronic conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and more, Virtua primary care telehealth physicians will help manage symptoms to improve quality of life.  

  • Telehealth Connections: As experienced telehealth providers, Virtua physicians will help patients get the most from their appointments. Patients needing referrals will be connected with specialists who keep the same “telehealth-first” philosophy whenever possible.  
    All telehealth visits will take place securely through MyChart, a free, secure online tool enabling patients to communicate with their health care team and access their medical records. MyChart is available to all Virtua patients; learn more here.   
    The telehealth-first practice is physically located at 1605 Evesham Road, Suite 100C, in Voorhees, N.J., for patients who need an in-person appointment, minor procedures, and testing.   
    Virtua Primary Care Telehealth is Virtua Health’s 25th primary care location.  


     About Virtua Health: 
    Virtua Health is an academic health system committed to helping the people of South Jersey be well, get well, and stay well by providing the complete spectrum of advanced, accessible, and trusted health care services. Virtua’s 14,000 colleagues provide tertiary care, including renowned cardiology and transplant programs, complemented by a community-based care portfolio. In addition to five hospitals, two satellite emergency departments, 30 ambulatory surgery centers, and more than 300 other locations, Virtua brings health services directly into communities through Hospital at Home, physical therapy and rehabilitation, mobile screenings, and its paramedic program. Virtua has 2,850 affiliated doctors and other clinicians, and its specialties include orthopedics, advanced surgery, and maternity. Virtua is academically affiliated with Rowan University, leading research, innovation, and immersive education at the Virtua Health College of Medicine & Life Sciences of Rowan University. Virtua is also affiliated with Penn Medicine for cancer and neuroscience, and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for pediatrics. As a not-for-profit, Virtua is committed to the well-being of the community and provides innovative outreach programs that address social challenges affecting health, most notably the “Eat Well” food access initiative, which includes the unparalleled Eat Well Mobile Grocery Store. A Magnet-recognized health system ranked by U.S. News and World Report, Virtua has received many awards for quality, safety, and its outstanding work environment. For more information, visit To help Virtua make a difference, visit