Surgeon, educator, and researcher Dr. Bobby Chhabra currently holds a variety of prestigious positions at the University of Virginia (UVA) and within its Health System (UVHS). In addition to acting in the capacity of Vice Chair of the UVA Department of Orthopaedics, he is likewise a tenured Professor of both Orthopaedic and Plastic Surgery at UVA’s School of Medicine. Furthermore, Bobby Chhabra, MD holds the Charles J. Frankel Endowed Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery, plus added responsibilities as the Hand Fellowship Program Director within the Department of Orthopaedics.
For the past decade, Dr. Chhabra has concurrently held a number of faculty positions. His positions include those with Hand Fellowship Program, the Primary Care Sports Medicine Program, and the Sports Medicine Program at the University of Virginia. His expertise in the area of hand and upper extremity surgery recently resulted in his appointment as the Director of UVA’s fellowship in that area as well. Dr. Chhabra serves as a Team Physician for UVA’s athletic programs, and as a hand surgery consultant for James Madison University’s athletics department.
Dr. Bobby Chhabra obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from The Johns Hopkins University, and then subsequently earned his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Virginia. He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at UVA. His advanced training includes a fellowship in hand, microvascular, and congenital hand surgery at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital in Dallas and the Hand Center of San Antonio.