Dr. Robert Shwayder, MD

Dr. Robert Shwayder, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
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Dr. Robert Shwayder, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Newport News, VA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from UNIV OF CO SCH OF MED in 1972 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

716 Denbigh Blvd Ste E2

Newport News, VA 23608

Contact Information

(757) 874-2790

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Shwayder performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pregnancy Test
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dilation and Curettage
very high
more than 98% of peers
Pap Smear Abnormalities
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Shwayder's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

58  Conditions Treated

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32  Procedures

  • Birth Control
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vulvectomy

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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

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

Education

  • UNIV OF CO SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Navy Regional Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Navy Regional Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Louisville
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shwayder has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shwayder's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shwayder to family and friends
17 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Shwayder's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I visited Dr. Shwayder on urgency of care and was willing on faith, research and online positive reviews to take a chance and I scheduled an appointment. During my first and only visit I communicated to Dr. Shwayder my concerns and urgency and his response lacked empathy and I felt he was talking...more
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Such an amazing and caring Doctor. Definitely would recommend.
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