"CHKD is great because we are always looking for ways to improve patient care."

Dr. Robert Obermeyer

(757) 668-7703
Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery

Pediatric Surgery


Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Residency: Western Reserve Care Forum Hospital

Residency: University of Arkansas Children's Hospital

Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine


Dr. Obermeyer completed a fellowship in advanced laparoscopic minimally invasive surgery at Baylor College of Medicine. He also holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Ohio Northern University and has engineering projects under way involving motion analysis of the chest wall of pectus patients.

In collaboration with Old Dominion University’s engineering department, he has designed a surgical tool for pectus surgery with a U.S. registered patent. Dr. Obermeyer is also an assistant professor of clinical surgery and pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School.

Special Interests
  • American Pediatric Surgical Association
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • International Pediatric Endosurgery Group
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (fellow)
  • American College of Surgeons (fellow)
Honors & Awards
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2016
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2014, 2015
  • Best Doctors of Virginia 2012, Williamsburg & Tidewater, Virginia Living 2012
Community Involvement
  • Top Level 5 USA Hockey Coach, Hampton Roads Youth Hockey Association, Icelands Arena, Virginia Beach
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