Robert S. Adelaar, M.D. Professor and John Cardea Chair

Robert S. Adelaar, M.D.

Office information and hours

VCU Medical Center Ambulatory Care
417 North 11th Street
For appointments, call (804) 828-7069
Mondays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Wednesdays, 8 a.m. to noon
Fridays, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Stony Point Orthopaedic Clinic
9000 Stony Point Parkway
For appointments, call (804) 560-8945
Wednesdays, 2 to 4:30 p.m.
Fridays, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Board certification and licensure

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society of Hand Surgery

Educational background

  • Fellowship: National Institutes of Health Fellow in Microsurgery
  • Residency: Duke University
  • Medical school: University of Pennsylvania
  • Undergraduate study: B.S. in Industrial Engineering and B.A. in Applied Science, LeHigh University

Professional affiliations

Dr. Robert S. Adelaar is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Society of Hand Surgery and the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.

Recent achievements

Dr. Adelaar is past president of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and the Southern Orthopaedic Association. He is the chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at VCU Medical Center and recently received the 2005 American Foot and Ankle Society’s Roger A. Mann, M.D., Award and Grant.

Research interests

Dr. Adelaar’s research interests include foot and ankle engineering applications.

View listing of recent publications on PubMed.