Dr. Eric Dobratz, MD

Dr. Eric Dobratz, MD

Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 43
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Dr. Eric Dobratz, MD is a facial plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Virginia Beach, VA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Eastern Virginia Med School Of The Med College Of Hampton Roads Norfolk Va in 2003 and specializes in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery.Read his story

2075 Glenn Mitchell Dr Ste 310

Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Contact Information

(757) 689-8500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas


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Bell's Palsy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Facial Reconstruction
very high
more than 92% of peers
Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
more than 60% of peers

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Dr. Dobratz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dobratz "Dr. Eric Dobratz is the Director of the Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in EVMS Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Dobratz has a highly specialized practice where he focuses exclusively on plastic surgery of the face, head and neck. He has double board certifications from the American Board of Otolaryngology and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Dobratz is thrilled to be back in practice at EVMS, where he completed his medical school training and received the honor of being elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. After medical school, he completed an internship in General Surgery and Residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. Dr. Dobratz trained with a highly recognized facial plastic surgeon at the University of Virginia, Dr. Stephen Park, where he developed his skills in performing facial plastic surgery. During this time, Dr. Dobratz was also recognized for his research in tissue engineering; he was the first resident to be awarded the distinguished Leslie Bernstein Research Grant, through the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Through this research, Dr. Dobratz was able to begin to develop a new technique to produce injectable tissue engineered cartilage for reconstruction of facial deformities.Upon completion of his residency training, Dr. Dobratz was awarded a prestigious fellowship position with one of the nations' leading facial plastic surgeons, Dr. Peter Hilger. Under the mentorship of Dr. Hilger and his team of facial plastic surgeons at the University of Minnesota, Dr. Dobratz honed his skills in the latest techniques in rhinoplasty, cosmetic surgery, and facial reconstruction, including the repair of congenital facial deformities and reconstruction after resection of facial skin cancers. He has been recognized locally for his expertise and has received awards including, Top 40 under 40 recognition, Top Docs in Hampton Roads Magazine and Sentara/EVMS Leadership Endowed Chair. "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dobratz "Dr. Dobratz considers it a privilege to help people desiring cosmetic or reconstructive surgery of the head and neck achieve their personal goals.  He works with his patients to achieve their best possible results, focusing on creating a "non-operated" look, providing patients with a refreshed and revitalized appearance."


  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Conditions Treated



  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Brow Lift
  • Cleft Lip and Palate Repair
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dermal Filler
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Facelift
  • Facial Contour Alteration
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fat Grafting to the Face
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Plastic Surgery, Facial
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Tear Duct Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • James Madison University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Eastern Virginia Med School Of The Med College Of Hampton Roads Norfolk Va
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of Virginia / Main Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of Virginia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dobratz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dobratz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dobratz to family and friends
based on 23 total reviews (15 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Dobratz's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

in Virginia Beach
Dr.Dobratz is the best! I had been unable to breathe through my nose most of my adult life. Went through allergy treatments and all the steroid and non-steroid inhalers available with no relief. Having had 4 prior operations I did not have high expectations going into my fifth with Dr.Dobratz. The...more
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in Virginia Beach, VA
He explained everything that was involved in my treatment. He was kind and caring. Easy to talk to and gave answers that I could understand. Was timely with appointments. Would definitely recommend him to anyone need that kind of surgery.
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in Chesapeake, VA
I really want to leave Dr Dobratz a good review but I just can’t. Calls to his office are hit or miss getting anyone helpful. If you get a return call from his nurse, good luck getting a timely appointment. He performed my first septoplasty and nasal vestibular stenosis repair in April 2016,...more
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in Virginia Beach
Dr. Dobratz does excellent work and makes sure his patients understand what is going on from start to finish. Had one really bad experience with scheduling where I was called to change an appointment date and attempting to get back with his office took 14 calls and 2 hours of wait time over 2 days...more
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in Virginia Beach, VA
Excellent compassionate care provider. He keeps you informed and asks for your input. I highly recommend Dr. Dobratz for his skills and medical professionalism. One down side...his staff needs to learn to run a tighter schedule. Most appointments included a lengthy (45 minute+) wait time. I do...more
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