Patient care

VCU Medical Center is ranked No. 1 among hospitals in Virginia. 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 top 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 Health 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.


VCU Health news

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Nation's first black female transplant surgeon will discuss equity in transplants during lecture at VCU

Virginia Commonwealth University presents Velma Scantlebury, M.D., America's first black female transplant surgeon, at a lecture and roundtable discussion hosted by the Black Education Association.


VCU becomes first Virginia university to offer Ph.D. in oral health research

A new Ph.D. program at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry will provide training for students who wish to pursue research in oral health or the biomedical sciences. The Doctor of Philosophy program in oral health research, which is focused on cancer, infection and stem cell engineering, will welcome its inaugural class in the fall semester. VCU is the first university in the state to offer a Ph.D. program focused on oral health research.


VCU experts offer advice on a healthy Super Bowl 50 experience

This weekend's Super Bowl game pits the Carolina Panthers against the Denver Broncos. However, for those with health issues that warrant dietary restrictions, there may be yet another ensuing battle - what to eat and what not to eat at a Super Bowl 50 watch party. Faced with a game-day spread that likely will include popular but unhealthy snacks and beverages, smart snacking and portion control can be used to referee your choices, Virginia Commonwealth University Health experts say.


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 Health.