Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center

Badge: nationally ranked Nationally Ranked Hospital

Ranked #3 in Virginia

Recognized in Central Virginia

Ranked #1 in Richmond, VA metro area

Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center in Richmond, VA is ranked nationally in 1 adult and 1 pediatric specialties. It was also high-performing in 10 adult specialties, as shown below. Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center is a 755-bed general medical and surgical facility with 31,143 admissions in the most recent year reported. It performed 10,625 annual inpatient and 9,881 outpatient surgeries. Its emergency room had 85,700 visits. Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center is a teaching hospital.

U.S. News included the following facilities in evaluating Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center:

Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU in pediatrics.

Adult Specialties

This hospital was among 144 facilities—roughly 3 percent of the 4,743 analyzed for the latest Best Hospitals rankings—to be ranked in even one of the 16 specialties.

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Pediatric Specialties

This hospital was one of 89 facilities that were ranked in at least one of 10 specialties in the 2014-15 Best Children's Hospitals.

Nationally Ranked

Patient Satisfaction

Under a federal program, most U.S. hospitals now sample recently discharged patients and ask them about their stay. In a year's worth of surveys, here's how this hospital's patients responded to a key question, along with averages within the state and nationally.


Whether patients would recommend the hospital to friends and family:

State Average
National Average
Probably or definitely not
State Average
National Average

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For more about this hospital, see hospital details. The information shown is provided by the American Hospital Association, which compiles data on all U.S. hospitals through an annual survey and from other sources. Hospital ownership, number of doctors and nurses, volume of births and ER visits, and available services such as sports medicine are just a few examples of data collected by the AHA. Find out more at

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Location & Contact Information

Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center

1250 East Marshall Street

Richmond, VA 23298-5051

(804) 828–9000

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