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John R. Partridge, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Partridge, a native of Washington, D.C., now lives in Midlothian, Virginia with his wife, Deborah. From 2003 through 2006, he served as Virginia Section Chair for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and has been past President of both the Virginia OB/GYN Society and the Richmond OB/GYN Society. From 1991 through 2008, he served as President of Virginia Physicians for Women. From September 11, 2001 through June 2002 he was Chair of the Bioterrorism Taskforce of the Richmond Academy of Medicine. From 2000 to July 2003, he was a Board Member for the Virginia Birth Related Injury Fund.

Dr. Partridge enjoys teaching and as Associate Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and of Family Practice at Virginia Commonwealth University, he helps train medical students, residents, nursing students and nurse practitioners. He has authored a number of articles in medical journals. An avid amateur historian, he has written a biography on Dr. Lewis Bosher and is currently researching and writing several articles and books on Colonial history. His interests also include travel, public speaking, golf, tennis, artwork and gardening. He relishes time with his grown children, Mark and Tracey. Like them, he loves animals and particularly his two spirited Chihuahuas, Sebastian and Pablo Leonardo Simon Bolivar Napoleon Montezuma Partridge.

Dr. Partridge has been named one of America’s Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists by the Consumer’s Research Council of America.


Best Bedside Manner Award 2016




Midlothian Turnpike Office

Special Professional Interests
Menopause Management
Laparoscopic Surgery
Health Maintenance and Optimization
Coordination of Alternative Medicine Therapies with Traditional or Standard Treatment

Hospital Privileges
Johnston-Willis Hospital

Yale University, Connecticut
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Medical School
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Degree: M.D.
Honors: Alpha Omega Alpha Society

Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia
Obstetrics and Gynecology


Board Certifications
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Memberships / Societies
Richmond Academy of Medicine
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (Fellow in College)
Ware-Dunn Society, Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine
Medical Society of Virginia
Richmond OB/GYN Society

Honors & Distinctions
Named one of America’s Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists by the Consumer’s Research Council of America
Virginia OB/GYN Society, Past President
Named one of the Top Docs in Richmond by Richmond Magazine



Find out more about Dr. Partridge


What are some of your favorite things about living here?
I really like the restaurant scene in the Fan, Carytown, and Church Hill

What do you do for fun?
Art work (painting, drawing , sculpture), reading and writing history, golfing, gardening, travel, and playing the piano

What 1 thing do you never leave home without?
My iPhone!

How do your patients describe you?
Patient, supportive and empathetic, knowledgeable, intuitive

Why did you choose to practice medicine, and/or your field?
Because it seemed the highest calling. It makes no sense, but I fell in love with the crazy chaotic nature of OB/Gyn and the variety of skills it required.

When you’re craving a snack, what do you reach for?
Walnuts, with a fine port

Which women’s health issues are you particularly passionate about?
Women’s cardiac health. Early detection of, and cure of, cancers. Alleviation of pelvic pain problems.


Name something on your “bucket” list.
Extensive travels to Europe

What inspires you?
Beautiful music, and beautiful scenes in nature.

What hobby/activity do you most enjoy, and why?
The study of history

If you could add 1 hour to your day, what would you do with it?
Be more consistent with my drawing and painting

What music is on your playlist right now?
Dr. John, Bela Fleck, Eric Clapton

What was your first job, and how old were you at the time?
Paper route, age 11

What’s your favorite movie or TV show?v
Lawrence of Arabia and several Erryl Flynn swashbucklers