Dr Wesley Hodgson knows a thing or two about delivering babies. Prior to joining Fauquier Health, he was a staff physician at a Navy medical training facility that delivered more than 2,000 babies each year. And he also knows a thing or two about communication.
During his residency program, he received two outstanding teacher awards and a patient satisfaction award. Board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Hodgson understands the importance of women’s health issues, and he is dedicated to providing the highest level of courtesy, compassion and care to each patient.
Education and Training
After earning his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Medical College of Virginia in 2003, Dr. Hodgson completed the obstetrics and gynecology internship and residency program at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
Honors and Awards
Among his many academic honors, Dr. Wesley Hodgson received numerous awards during his residency training program, including: Outstanding Teacher Award, Outstanding Teaching Recognition Award, Patient Satisfaction Award, and several awards for outstanding research, case reports and clinical papers. He also served as the Navy Section Chair for the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Junior Fellows.
During his residency program, Dr. Hodgson presented research at local meetings held at the National Naval Medical Center, and national meetings held at the Armed Forces District of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. The focus of much of his research was the efficacy of liquid-based Pap smears for cervical cancer screening, and his results were published in Gynecologic Oncology in 2005. He also published several papers prior to residency from research contributing to vaccine development at the National Institutes of Health.
Prior to joining Fauquier Health in 2011 as a private practice physician with Fauquier Health OB/GYN, Dr. Wesley Hodgson was on active duty with the Navy for over eight years, and served as an OB/GYN staff physician at Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune for four years.
Dr. Hodgson enjoys spending time with his wife and son. His interests include kayaking, cooking, and the outdoors.
To learn more about our birthing services and obstetric department, visit our Birthing Services page.