Meet your team

Our health professionals are committed to providing you with the best health care available and all the support you need. We offer the most advanced medical techniques, and we’re committed to conducting research that expands the knowledge base for all women. Every one of us takes women’s health care personally.


Laura C. Pendlebury, M.D.

Laura Pendlebury, M.D. joined Virginia Women’s Center in 2005. She is as inspired by delivering babies as she is helping teens or women at midlife with their unique medical needs.

Dr. Pendlebury received her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and her medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia. She also completed her internship and residency in OB-GYN at the Medical College of Virginia. She is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. Among her accomplishments, MCV honored her with the Berlex Best Teaching Resident Award. She also received the Daniel Crooks Award in obstetrics and gynecology.

Dr. Pendlebury and her husband have three sons – two of whom are twins. Dr. Pendlebury stays active with her family by hiking, skiing and swimming. She and her husband also enjoy sports fishing and travel. Dedicated to her Italian heritage, Dr. Pendlebury has traveled throughout Italy, especially in Northern Italy to her family’s home near Bologna. In addition, Dr. Pendlebury and her family visit England frequently to visit her husband’s family.