Dr. Robert Newman, MD

Dr. Robert Newman, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Robert Newman, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Norfolk, VA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Univ Of Va Sch Of Med Hlth Sys in 1979 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

825 Fairfax Ave Ste 118

Norfolk, VA 23507

Contact Information

(757) 446-5955

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Hip Sprain
more than 89% of peers
Chronic Pain
more than 88% of peers
Tobacco Use Disorder
more than 85% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

186  Conditions Treated


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26  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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.


  • Univ Of Va Sch Of Med Hlth Sys
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Naval Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Naval Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Newman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Newman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Newman to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Newman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Newman has been my primary doctor since I moved to this area in 2012. I particularly wanted an older, and more old-fashioned, doctor. He is perfect: Clear, collegial, knowledgeable, open to discussion, good sense of humor ... The only downside of EVMS's family practice is that it can be...more
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