Ronald W. Atwood, MD

Atwood Family Medical Center
Chesapeake, VA 757 436-1234

Ronald W. Atwood, MD

Ronald W. Atwood, MD


Dr. Ronald Atwood has been practicing medicine in Chesapeake, VA for the past 25 years.

Dr. Atwood obtained his undergraduate degree in Psychology from Duke University. In 1987 he went on to receive his medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk Virginia. Dr. Atwood completed his residency in family medicine at the Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine in 1990.

Dr. Atwood opened Atwood Family Medical Center in 1990. His focus for himself and his family practice is to improve his patients’ quality of life while decreasing their healthcare costs. Dr. Atwood has worked as Associate Professor, in the Department of Community and Family Medicine at the Eastern Virginia Medial School from 2004-Present. He also worked as an Adjunct Professor at the School of Nursing, College of Health Sciences at Old Dominion University from 2008-2011. Dr. Atwood is extremely interested in the many facets of family medicine and has presented at the Society of Teachers of Family Medicare Conference,”A New Triangle: Family Therapy and Family Medicine Meet Multiple Personality Disorder.”

Dr. Atwood is Board Certified in Family Practice, having been re-certified in 2004. Dr. Atwood is proud to have received the Lloyd Damsey Award of Outstanding Resident in Family Medicine in 1990. He has also been recognized as one of Hampton Roads’ “Top Docs” in 2012 and 2013.


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