John O’Bannon

A graduate of Hargrave and the University of Richmond, John attended medical school at the Medical College of Virginia (MCV), where he was elected President of the student body. Later, as a resident at MCV, he was elected President of the Housestaff Council, served as Chair of the Dean’s Advisory Committee, and was named Chief Resident in Neurology. John is a partner in Neurological Associates, a leading Richmond medical practice. He has served as Chief of Staff and on the Board of Trustees for Henrico Doctors’ Hospital. He has also served two terms on the VCU Health System Authority Board, where he chaired the Quality Committee. John’s peers have named him one of the “Outstanding Physicians of the Year” in Richmond Magazine’s annual poll. John served on the American Medical Association (AMA) Delegation from the Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) and served as a member of the AMA’s Council for Ethical and Judicial Affairs from 1997 through 2004. John is a past Chair of the Board of the Richmond Academy of Medicine. He also served as Chair of the MSV’s Legislative Committee, where he helped pass the Virginia Patients’ Bill of Rights. John is a member of the West Richmond Rotary Club and serves on the boards of several organizations. A member of the Henrico County Republican Committee, John has been active in numerous federal, state, and local campaigns. John served in the House of Delegates of the General Assembly of Virginia for 17 years, on JLARC and other commissions. He served on the Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee, Appropriations Committee and Privileges and Elections Committee. John and his family attend River Road Church, Baptist.