Health and Healthcare in Charlottesville, VAHealthcare comes down to access, affordability and outcomes. Charlottesville residents have access to 17 acute care hospitals within 60 miles. The ratio of residents to primary care physicians is 165:1 compared to the national average of 598:1. Charlottesville residents are part of Charlottesville County, which ranks 43rd for health outcomes and 31st for health factors in the State of Virginia. Additionally, residents spend 45.2% less than the national average on health care-related goods and services.
Health Outcomes Ranking43rd in Virginia out of 134 counties
Health Factors Rank31st in Virginia out of 134 counties
Health Behaviors Rank62nd in Virginia out of 134 counties
Hospitals in Charlottesville, VA17 hospitals within 60 miles
of Charlottesville, VA 2,543:1 population to hospital ratio
Doctors in Charlottesville, VA262 doctors within city limits
of Charlottesville, VA 165:1 population to primary care ratio
Charlottesville’s trio of health care systems is forging ahead with programs to bring new and better services to patients and their families. “Even as we rise to the challenge of weathering an economic downturn, we will need to grow to be competitive and successful in the future,” says R. Edward Howell, vice president and chief executive officer at the University of Virginia Medical Center.