Dr. Bobby Chhabra has served as a faculty member in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Virginia for over 11 years and has trained many surgeons. During this time, he has earned numerous teaching accolades, including the University of Virginia Master Educator Award, and most recently, the Charles W. Miller Chief Resident Teaching Award. Dr. Bobby Chhabra also earned a seat as a member of the Academy of Distinguished Educators.
Established in 2003 by the dean of the University of Virginia School of Medicine, the Academy of Distinguished Educators offers a structural organization that sponsors, recognizes, and rewards merit in education. The Academy of Distinguished Educators not only honors outstanding teachers but also strives to promote excellence in teaching as an area for academic advancement. Open to all of the teaching staff at the School of Medicine with the rank of an assistant professor or higher, the Academy of Distinguished Educators actively engages members in achieving its goal of enhancing the quality and quantity of medical research at the university.
An orthopedic surgeon with a specialization in hand and upper extremity surgery, Bobby Chhabra currently splits his time between various teaching and clinical responsibilities at the University of Virginia.