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Dr. Bettina Gyr CHKD Blocks

(757) 668-6550
Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch

Residency: School of Medicine at the University of Virginia

Fellowship: University of Utah


Dr. Gyr arrived at CHKD following nine years at Brenner Children's Hospital of Wake Forest Baptist Health. While there, she was on the staff at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, where she served as medical director of the human performance and biomechanics laboratory and as an associate professor of orthopedic surgery and pediatrics. Prior to that she was a staff surgeon at Shriner's Hospital for Children in Minneapolis. 

She enjoys taking care of children of all ages with a wide variety of orthopedic conditions, from complex congenital deformities to acute injuries, and from newborns to teenagers.

In her free time, she enjoys adventure travel, hiking, bicycle touring, and spending time with family and friends.

Clinical Interests
  • Neuromuscular disorders/cerebral palsy
  • Limb deformity
  • Limb deficiency
  • Genetic disorders
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Trauma
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (Orthopaedic Subsection)
Honors & Awards
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2021
  • Best Doctors in America (2010-2018)
  • Dr. Gyr's published research can be viewed at PubMed
A Note from Dr. Gyr

"I love being a part of a world-class facility and staff, and their collegiality and dedication to the excellent care of children."

(757) 668-6550