Dr. Lloyd D. Lohr is an obstetrician and gynecologist who accrued over five decades of expertise in medicine prior to his retirement in 2020. From a young age, he was influenced to enter the field of medicine, having been inspired by the careers of his family members, who consisted of many health care professionals. For the duration of his career, Dr. Lohr served the Lexington Memorial Hospital, the Lexington Medical Center and the Women’s Center of Lexington as an obstetrician and gynecologist beginning in 1970. Alongside this path, he also excelled as a residency program instructor between 2008 and 2020.
First receiving an undergraduate degree in three years, Dr. Lohr subsequently obtained a Doctor of Medicine from the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Thereafter, he completed an internship and one-year residency in general surgery, followed by military service for the United States Marine Corps. During his military service, he was a flight surgeon in the Second Marine Air Wing at Cherry Point, North Carolina, and completed training in aviation medicine through the U.S. Naval School of Aviation Medicine. Dr. Lohr was subsequently discharged from the Marine Corps and returned to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to complete an additional residency in obstetrics and gynecology.
Over the course of his longstanding career, Dr. Lohr delivered over 18,000 newborn babies and has earned a myriad of accolades in light of his expertise as a medical professional and instructor, including from Lexington Memorial Hospital. Board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, he was honored with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine on September 30, 2021 by the State of North Carolina – the state’s highest honor. Bestowed upon Dr. Lohr by Governor Roy Cooper, the accolade is reserved for individuals who have made immense contributions to the state and community through exemplary services and achievements. Likewise, Dr. Lohr was named an Ambassador of North Carolina upon receiving this award.
To remain abreast of developments in the field, Dr. Lohr has maintained membership with the Davidson County Medical Society, the Southern Medical Association, the Nathan A. Womack Surgical Society and the Robert A. Ross OBGYN Society. He is further a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.