Patient care

VCU Medical Center is ranked No. 1 among hospitals in Richmond. Award-winning physicians and Magnet-designated nursing staff provide patients with the most progressive treatments and medical technology available.


Our five health sciences schools offer undergraduate, graduate and professional programs — including three graduate programs ranked among the top 10 in the country — as well as residencies and fellowships.


VCU is among the 200 research universities worldwide. Our researchers are committed to advancing our knowledge of the world around us and improving our overall quality of life — one groundbreaking discovery after another.

Medical expertise

VCU Medical Center offers state-of-the-art care in more than 200 specialty areas, many of national and international note. Learn about some of our featured specialties below or view the full list.

Medical center news

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Life and limb

In the span of two weeks, train accident victim Kyle Hannon lost two legs but gained two lives - his own and his daughter's - at VCU Medical Center


In the running: VCU RUN LAB teaches smarter running through science

The lab uses the latest technology to help people run healthier and, hopefully, faster.


Mouth, as well as gut, could hold key to liver disease flare-ups

In a recent study, VCU School of Medicine researchers predicted which cirrhosis patients would suffer inflammations and require hospitalization by analyzing their saliva.


Alumni and friends

VCU offers a multitude of ways for alumni and friends to stay connected with the university and to help support the hospital and health sciences schools as well as the vital research taking place at VCU Medical Center.