Robert C. Ripley, MD, FACS

Robert C. Ripley, MD, FACS

General Surgeon


General Surgery internship and residency: Eugene Talmadge Affiliated Hospitals of The Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Ga.

Medical School: Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA

Undergraduate: University of Virginia 1970 – 1975, B.A. Psychology

Board Certification

American Board of General Surgery, December 18, 1985

Recertified 1995 and 2005

Professional Societies

Fellow of American College of Surgeons 1986-present

Fellow of Southeastern Surgical Congress 1989-present

Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, 1989-present

Virginia Surgical Society, 1985-present

Professional Experience

May 1, 1992 – present Attending Surgeon at Lewis-Gale Hospital, Salem VA

January 2001 – June 2012 Chief of Surgery

July 1, 1989 – April 1, 1992 Attending Surgeon at Caldwell Memorial Hospital, Lenoir, N.C.

August 15, 1985 – June 14, 1989 Attending Surgeon and Director of Trauma Service at Riverside Hospital, Newport News, Va.


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Fungal Infections in the immunocompromised surgical patient.

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