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Dr. Bettina Gyr Joins CHKD Orthopedic Surgery

Author: Herbert Bevan, MD
Published Date: Monday, February 18, 2019

CHKD welcomes Dr. Bettina Gyr to its orthopedic surgery and sports medicine practice.

Dr. Gyr received her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch. She did her residency at the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia, and completed a fellowship at the University of Utah.

She is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Gyr came to CHKD after 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 and served as medical director of the human performance and biomechanics laboratory and as an associate professor of orthopedic surgery and pediatrics. Prior to that, Dr. Gyr was a staff surgeon at Shriner’s Hospital for Children in Minneapolis.

About Herbert Bevan, MD

Prior to joining the physician liaison staff, Bevan was a practicing hematologist and oncologist at CHKD for 28 years and served a two-year term as president of the CHKD professional staff in 2014-15. Dr. Bevan received "Top Doc" designation from Coastal Virginia Magazine in 2016 in his final year with CHKD's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center. A Kansas native and University of Kansas graduate, Dr. Bevan earned his medical degree from Washington University and completed his residency and fellowships at San Diego Naval Hospital. He joined CHKD after a nine-year stint in the U.S. Navy and in his final two years in the military was stationed at Portsmouth Naval Hospital. Dr. Bevan is a founding member of Children's Specialty Group.