Dr. Rebecca Ryder, MD

Dr. Rebecca Ryder, MD

Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Rebecca Ryder, MD is a female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery specialist in Chesapeake, VA and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery and gynecology.Read her story

516 Innovation Dr Ste 305

Chesapeake, VA 23320

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(757) 312-8221

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  • Aetna
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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more than 91% of peers
Yeast Infections
more than 85% of peers
Urinary Disorders
more than 76% of peers

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Dr. Ryder's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ryder "Rebecca M. Ryder, MD, FACOG Dr. Rebecca Ryder is a board certified gynecologist and one of the few doctors in Hampton Roads to receive the American Board of Medical Specialties' certification for "Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery," also called Urogynecology. Although many women have never heard of this subspecialty, it focuses on the very common problems of pelvic floor relaxation and problems with the urinary or lower gastrointestinal system, including incontinence. She is a member of the: • American Urogynceologic Society • American Academy of Medical Acupuncture Dr. Ryder's Obstetrics and Gynecology residency were completed at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, where she also received her undergraduate degree in Nutrition. She is a former faculty member at Duke University and Eastern Virginia Medical School, where she was the Director of the Division of Urogynecology and the Associate Director of Residency Education. In 2012, 2013, and 2014, Dr. Ryder was selected by her peers in a Hampton Roads Magazine survey as a "TOP DOC" in her field. Dr. Ryder practices the future of medicine today by blending the roles of traditional and holistic medicine. She specializes in gynecology and urogynecology, and she is well-versed in bioidentical hormone replacement therapy and other menopausal issues. "I love my job," says Dr. Ryder. "I enjoy providing health care for women year after year, doing as much preventive medicine as possible, and teaching women how to be as healthy as they can be. And should problems arise, I like fixing them and making women of all ages feel better." Dr. Ryder says the three most important things women should know or do: 1.Get your yearly checkup. 2.Don't ignore new symptoms or changes in your day-to-day functioning. 3.Be proactive, take care of your body and put effort into staying healthy. Eat right, exercise, get enough sleep, and have some good outlets to deal with the stress we all have in our lives. Dr. Ryder has provided quality health care to women in Hampton Roads since 1994. She is the mother of two boys, and enjoys the outdoors, reading, traveling, scrapbooking, yoga, and being a private pilot in her (limited) spare time."
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2  Specialties

  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Gynecology

2  Board Certifications

  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

39  Conditions Treated

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32  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair
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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

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  • University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Unc Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Unc Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Rebecca Ryder, MD
Best Gyno I have ever had. Very attentive, well educated, great bedside manner. She is honest and straightforward. I would highly recommend her!
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Marty Forrest in Poquoson, VA – Sep 06, 2017
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I find her to be smart, attentive, a good communicator. Wish today's medical practice allowed more time spent with patients.....
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Gail Cervarich in Portsmouth, VA – May 27, 2016
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She was rude and spent only 10 minutes in the room with me. I am a complex patient that presents with many medical issues. She would not discuss my medical history with me. I left her office in tears.
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Tausha in Chesapeake, VA – Apr 07, 2016
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Great Dr. - and I hate to leave! Office practices are questionable. 5 months to get an appointment. Also, I was told my annual visit might not be coded as my annual visit if I discuss anything out of the ordinary (i.e. menopause) . They would bill me for another type of visit - even if I'm there...Read More
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Angela in Chesapeake, VA – Feb 05, 2016
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