At Tidewater Physicians Multispecialty Group (TPMG), our four areas of primary care include family medicine, geriatric medicine, internal medicine, and pediatric medicine. Learn more about the different areas of TPMG Primary Care.
Newport News & Hampton
Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday - Thursday: 7:45 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday: 8:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Obstetrician in Newport News, Virginia
Laura R. Cordes, MD, earned a Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Arts from The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg. Following her undergraduate education, she earned her Doctor of Medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at The University of California-Davis in Sacramento, California. Dr. Cordes is a board certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist through the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG).
With nearly 20 years of experience in the field, Dr. Cordes enjoys the opportunity to work with women through all phases of their lives. In addition to obstetric care, she specializes in female reproductive health, contraception management, gynecological exams, and menopause. She enjoys the OB/GYN field of medicine for the opportunity to collaborate with other healthcare professionals and work collectively as a team to deliver the best patient care.
As a certified obstetrician-gynecologist in Newport News, VA, Dr. Cordes is committed to ensuring each patient is equipped with the knowledge and understanding of their health care options. She takes time educating patients on the various procedures and services, taking into consideration their needs and personal preferences. She also lends support to the Centering Pregnancy program another avenue to provide prenatal education to patients prior to childbirth. As a strong proponent of the midwifery care model, Dr. Cordes works closely with our certified nurse-midwifes (CNMs) to ensure patients are getting the support, knowledge, and hands-on care through the entirety of their pregnancy.
She treats a wide range of conditions including abnormal bleeding, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), endometriosis, hormonal disorders, pelvic organ prolapse, and infertility. Dr. Cordes performs various procedures including hormone replacement therapy, diagnostic and operative hysteroscopy, diagnostic and operative laparoscopy, laparoscopic hysterectomy, colposcopies, Loop Electrosurgical Excision (LEEP), and the surgical treatment of pelvic organ prolapse.
Dr. Cordes is a well-respected physician in her field and has been honored on numerous occasions as a Coastal Virginia “Top Doc” and Virginia Living Magazine “Top Doctor,” as voted for by her peers in the Hampton Roads community. She also has served as a preceptor for Physician’s Assistant students at Gardner Webb University in Boiling Springs, North Carolina.
Outside of the office, Dr. Cordes enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and participating in various local running events. She joined TPMG Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2005, and warmly welcomes new patients to schedule an appointment with her.