Dr. Samhita Bhat grew up in upstate New York and graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2013. She went to Brooklyn for her medical degree at SUNY Downstate in 2017. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Albany Medical Center in upstate New York in 2021. She decided to move down to Virginia to be closer to her family (and for the better weather). Her interests include minimally invasive surgery including robotic assisted gynecologic surgery, laparoscopic gynecologic surgery, and high-risk obstetrics. Her passion is educating women about their bodies so that they can make informed healthcare decisions. She believes education empowers women. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, dancing, traveling and reading.