Rachel K. Love, MD
Dr. Rachel Love attended Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia, for her undergraduate degree, where she graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry. She attended Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine for medical school, and then stayed in Richmond at VCU Medical Center for her internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology. In residency, she received the William C. Langdon Award and the Excellence in Obstetrics Award from the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. She is a member of the Richmond Academy of Medicine and is a fellow of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Love is board certified by The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Dr. Love enjoys caring for patients in all stages of their lives and finds the personal connection she forms with patients the most rewarding part of her career. She is enthusiastic about low intervention births but also is comfortable managing high-risk pregnancies. She has special interests in adolescent gynecology, polycystic ovarian syndrome, management of abnormal pap smears, menopause, and minimally invasive hysteroscopic and laparoscopic surgeries.
Dr. Love feels passionate that all women are able to receive access to quality health care. In Richmond, she volunteers in the gynecology clinic at Crossover Healthcare Ministry. She is also a volunteer, board member and co-medical director for the nonprofit Midwives for Haiti. In the past she has volunteered internationally in Honduras and Ghana. When not working, Dr. Love cherishes spending time with her son, husband and her two terriers. She is an avid traveler and hiker, and likes to explore new restaurants and local festivals.