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Christopher E. Paoloni, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Paoloni, a native of Queens, New York, now lives in Richmond, Virginia, with his wife and their three children. Dr. Paoloni is interested in all aspects of obstetric and gynecologic care with a special interest in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. Dr. Paoloni enjoys playing golf, coaching baseball, and running road races. He is an avid reader of American and European history. He enjoys spending time with his wife and playing with his children.

He has received advanced surgical training to perform da Vinci robotic surgery. For more information on da Vinci surgical procedures, please visit and, and for more information about female pelvic medicine please visit this website




Colonial Heights/Prince George
St. Francis-Centerpointe Bldg.

Special Professional Interests
Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery

Hospital Privileges
St. Francis Medical Center
Johnston Willis Hospital

Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Degree: BS, Business Administration / Finance

Medical School
SUNY, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
Degree: MD

Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY
Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Medicine

Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY
Obstetric, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine


Memberships / Societies
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Junior Fellow
American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists



Find out more about Dr. Paoloni


What are some of your favorite things about living here?
I enjoy living in Richmond for the climate. I wanted to reduce but not eliminate winter and Richmond is perfect for that. For a small city Richmond also has a vibrant dining and arts community as well.

What do you do for fun?
I enjoy playing golf and baseball. I also coach a lot of baseball with my two sons playing from March through November.

What 1 thing do you never leave home without?
Well, my golf clubs are always in the car.

How do your patients describe you?
Friendly, caring, and genuine.

Why did you choose to practice medicine, and/or your field?
I come from a family of all women and could not imagine having to put up with men as patients.

When you’re craving a snack, what do you reach for?
I am a sucker for chocolate chip cookies.

Which women’s health issue(s) are you particularly passionate about, and why?
Reducing the national c-section rate; prevention of teen pregnancy.

Name something on your “bucket” list.
Scuba diving in a shark cage with Great Whites in the water.


What hobby/activity do you most enjoy?

If you could add 1 hour to your day, what would you do with it?
I would spend quality time with my wife.

What music is on your playlist right now?
Don’t have a play list. I listen to what my kids listen to in the car.

What was your first job, and how old were you at the time?
I has a summer day camp counselor when I was 15 years old.

What’s your favorite movie or TV show?
Field of Dreams. Seen it 500 times and cried at the end 500 times.

Do you have a personal or professional motto?
Treat the patient as if she was my personal friend.

What was your favorite subject in school?

If you hadn’t become a doctor, what profession would you have chosen?
Investment banking or sports broadcasting. I have done both in the past.

What would you like to learn more about?

What’s your favorite thing to eat in a restaurant?
Eggplant parmigiano

Share 3 words to describe yourself.
Fun, Enthusiastic, Competitive.