According to his medical partner for 30 years, Dr. Charles Terry, Dr. G. Thomas Rowe died suddenly and unexpectedly Thursday, 18th April, 2019.
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Dr Rowe’s funeral arrangements have not yet been finalized.
Before his death, he was a pediatrician with RVA Pediatrics with offices in both Henrico and Chesterfield counties. Dr Rowe was a Fredericksburg native, he was educated first at Randolph-Macon College and later at the Medical College of Virginia (MCV).
Dr. Rowe is survived by a wife and two adult sons.
When asked about his partner, Dr Terry called Rowe an astute clinician who was good at making the difficult diagnosis.
“His greatest gift was his ability to relate to people.
He just had an ability to relate to children and their families, to put them at ease, and to reassure them. Families were all smiles when they left his office.
He was quite a guy. “He was well read and stayed up with current literature and research. He could then transfer that knowledge to practical applications for his patients.”
Read tributes that poured out on social media after News of Dr. Thomas Rowe’s death broke and was shared on the RVA Pediatrics Facebook page:
From Beth S:
“He was truly one-in-a-million and so VERY loved. I am so terribly sorry and absolutely heartbroken.”
From Lori S:
“My heart is broken. He has been my son’s pediatrician for 13 years. He saved his life when he was three weeks old.”
From Melanie C:
“We have lost the greatest healthcare provider I have known in my lifetime.
He shared knowledge, compassion, and a dose of reality every day, helping so many families embrace their parenting journey and breathe a sigh of calmness after speaking with him.”
May his soul rest in perfect peace.