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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Tuning in: Medical professors launch weekly podcast to share expertise with peers

On a Wednesday morning early in the fall semester, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine faculty members Steven Bishop, M.D., and Jeff Kushinka, M.D., meet in Bishop's office on the sixth floor of West Hospital to discuss how to best treat patients with high cholesterol.


Medical student, once lacking confidence, thrives at prestigious summer research training program

As a child growing up in the foster care system, Zachary Maas never imagined he could one day become a doctor.


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.