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Robert Gibson, MD

Robert S Gibson, MD

Practice Area: Heart and Vascular Department: Medicine Division: Cardiovascular Medicine Title: Lockhart B. McGuire Professor of Medicine ABMS Certification: Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Disease

Contact Information

Primary Location:
Heart and Vascular Center Northridge
UVA Medical Park Northridge Suite 201 2955 Ivy Rd. (250 West) Charlottesville, VA 22903 Phone: 434.243.1000 | Fax: 434.244.7551


Dr. Gibson received his MD degree from UVA in 1975 and completed his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine at UVA. He joined the School of Medicine faculty in 1981 as an assistant professor and was promoted to full professor in 1987. In 1992, he was named the Lockhart B. McGuire Professor of Medicine.

During his 30 years as a member of the clinical staff, Gibson has served on over 50 Health System committees and task forces and also been involved in a variety of community and university-wide activities. In 2004, he was elected to the role of vice president of the clinical staff and became the president of the clinical staff in 2010. 

He has authored or co-authored more than 300 publications.


Numerous teaching awards and honors, including:

  • the SCHEV Outstanding Faculty award (1996)
  • an ACP Laureate award (2003)
  • Mastership recognition from the American College of Physicians (2006)