Advanced OB/GYN Care
& Exceptional Personal Service

Call Us at (757) 874-2790
716 Denbigh Boulevard, Suite E2
Newport News, VA 23608-4414

Welcome to Colonial OB/GYN Associates

Advanced OB/GYN Care and Exceptional Personal Service

We offer over 30 years of excellence in innovative and advanced OB/GYN care and premier patient service.  We are conveniently located next to Mary Immaculate Hospital. 

Our Medical Staff, OB/GYN Practice in Newport News, VA

Our Medical Team

  • Robert C. Shwayder, Md, Facog
  • Tammy Cocola, Pa-C
  • Charlene Smith, Whnp

Our dedicated medical team offers patients a caring environment of respectability, coupled with expertise in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology.


Our Medical Staff, OB/GYN Practice in Newport News, VA

Practice Philosophy
Over the last three decades, Dr. Robert Shwayder has contributed to the growth of expertise in Obstetric and Gynecological care across Hampton Roads and the Virginia Peninsula. Dr. Shwayder participated in the country’s first protocol laboratories in the research, development and implementation of ultrasound in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Post-residency, Dr. Shwayder gained further training and credentialing in advanced ultrasound and surgical procedures.  Early in his career, Dr. Shwayder introduced multiple OB/GYN practices and procedures to Hampton Roads and Mary Immaculate Hospital.  Dr. Shwayder has completed over 50,000 OB/GYN ultrasound studies, gained over 27,000 hours of experience in ultrasound and has accumulated over 25,000 hours in minimally invasive surgical procedures. Dr. Shwayder’s elite skills and knowledge of the field offers his patients an unparalleled comprehensive obstetric and gynecologic care.  

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Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

E-mails are for non-medical purposes only. If you have an emergency, call 911 immediately.
We will complete protestation with most major health insurance plans.

We participate with most insurance plans.

Senior Registry | American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine | Fellow, American College of Obstetrics & Gynecologists

Medical Links:
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
EVMS Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine
Mayo Clinic Pregnancy Information
Da Vinci Surgery
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
American Academy of Gynecologic Laparoscopists