Clinical Practice Locations

2075 Glenn Mitchell Drive
Suite 500
Virginia Beach

601 Colley Avenue

729 Thimble Shoals Blvd
Suite 5-E
Newport News

« Back FollowMyHealth™

David F. Archer, MD

Reproductive Endocrinology

David F. Archer, MD, is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Director of the Clinical Research Center. He is a member of the CONRAD program that is involved in developing combination products for contraception and prevention of heterosexual transmission of HIV virus.  He is a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the North American Menopause Society, and the International Menopause Society. Dr. Archer has served on the Boards of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, and the North American Menopause Society (NAMS).  He is a Board member of the Anne and Egon Diczfalusy Foundation.  Dr. Archer has been President of the Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (SREI), and the North American Menopause Society. He is the recipient of a NAMS Award for Perimenopausal contraception, the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals Alan F. Guttmacher Award, and the Eastern Virginia Medical School Deans Award for Outstanding Research.  He is on the Editorial Board of Menopause, Contraception, and Contraceptive Technology.  His publications are related to hormones and menopause, contraception, and reproductive endocrinology. His current research is on the mechanisms involved in abnormal endometrial bleeding.

View Bio View CV

Secondary Specialty


Clinical Interests and Skills

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • Contraception
    • Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
    • Menopause
  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility




Research Interests

  • Management and etiology of abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Steroid metabolism
  • Contraception
  • Management of menopausal symptoms
  • Product development of innovative contraceptive dual technology products.

Medical Education

University of Louisville School of Medicine, 1960


Obstetrics and Gynecology, Senior Resident
Louisville General Hospital

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Louisville General Hospital


Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Pennsylvania, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Advanced Training at Reproductive Endocrine Laboratory
Swedish Medical Research Council, Stockholm, Sweden

Board Certification

Reproductive Endocrinology: 1975
Obstetrics and Gynecology: 1972, recertified 1979

Additional Certifications