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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Robert A Hymes, MD

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Robert Hymes, MD


Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.
Orthopaedic Surgery

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About Robert Hymes, MD

Dr. Robert A. Hymes is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon. He joined Inova Medical Group with over 13 years of clinical experience and special interests in the management of fractures, nounions/malunions, pelvis and acetabular fractures/injuries and bone infections.

Dr. Hymes serves as an assistant professor at VCU School of Medicine - Inova Medical Campus and is the Director of Clinical Research for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Inova Fairfax Hospital. He serves as an advisor for 3rd and 4th year medical students and hosts a visiting medical student for research purposes each summer. He has authored numerous publications and national presentations in the field of Orthopedic Trauma and has served as faculty for several educational courses. 

Dr. Hymes became interested in orthopaedics and orthopaedic trauma because of the complex nature and interplay of fractures and functional recovery. His goal is to help patients and their families get through the difficult challenges that their injuries may bring.

Blog Posts

Unbreakable Bonds: Trauma surgeon helps build connections between current patients and survivors. July 24, 2018


Medical Education

University of California San Francisco 1994


UCSF- Fresno (Pediatrics)
Training Specialty: General Surgery
6/1/1994 - 6/30/1995
University of California San Francisco
Training Specialty: General Surgery
6/1/1994 - 6/30/1995


University of California San Francisco
7/1/1995 - 6/30/1999


Harborview Medical Center
Training Specialty: Orthopaedic Traumatology
8/1/1999 - 7/31/2000

Board Certification

Orthopaedic Surgery

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