Richmond, VA Health-Care Overview

On Monday, December 10, 2012 - 16:37

Richmond residents enjoy quality health care close to home thanks to the many hospitals, medical centers and clinics in the city.

VCU Medical Center
VCU Medical Center is the only academic medical center in the central portion of the state. The hospital, which has more than 850 beds, has been included on U.S. News & World Report's list of America's Best Hospitals. The hospital has nearly 200 specialty areas and more than 600 physicians with mutlidisciplinary programs for cardiology, oncology, pediatrics, neurosurgery, orthopaedics and transplantation. In addition, VCU Medical Center is the area's only nationally verified Level I trauma center.

Part of VCU Medical Center, Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU is the only full-service children's hospital in central Virginia. The hospital provides primary, emergency and long-term care for children of all ages.

CJW Medical Center
CJW Medical Center, part of HCA Virginia Health System, offers two campuses: Chippenham and Johnston-Willis. The Chippenham campus is home to a Wound Healing Center, while the Johnston-Willis facility includes a Surgery Center and the Thomas Johns Cancer Hospital. Both campuses provide stroke treatment services, and CJW Medical Center is the first Certified Primary Stroke Center in Richmond.

Henrico Doctors' Hospital
Also part of HCA Virginia Health System, Henrico Doctors' Hospital has three campuses in Richmond. Together, the facilities have more than 750 beds and offer emergency, medical and surgical care, as well as rehabilitation services. One of the campuses, Retreat Doctors' Hospital, is Richmond's oldest hospital and is the only facility in central Virginia with Hyperbaric Oxygen Units.

Bon Secours Richmond Health System
Bon Secours Richmond Health System has several facilities in the Richmond area including St. Mary's Hospital, Memorial Regional Medical Center, St. Mary's Reynolds Crossing, St. Francis Medical Center, St. Francis Watkins Centre and Richmond Community Hospital.

Richmond VA Medical Center
Open since 1946, Richmond VA Medical Center serves more than 200,000 veterans from 52 cities and counties in central and southern Virginia, as well parts of northern North Carolina. The medical center provides a broad range of medical services such as cardiology, rheumatology and gastroenterology.