WVU Medicine is West Virginia’s largest healthcare provider.


With eight hospitals, three institutes, and more than 800 physicians, specialists, and sub-specialists, WVU Medicine offers the full continuum of care – from pediatrics to geriatrics, and from primary care to complex diagnosis.

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United Hospital Center earns national honor.


United Hospital Center has been recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a “Safe Sleep Champion,” the highest designation, for their commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep. UHC is one of the first hospitals in West Virginia to receive the title.

Safe Sleep

WVU Medicine Children’s provides the highest standard of specialty care available only at academic medical centers around the country.

With more than 90 pediatric specialists, we are dedicated to the care of West Virginia’s children.




WVU Medicine Expands to the Eastern Panhandle.


As West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle region continues to grow, the primary and specialty care doctors of University Healthcare Physicians are ready to meet the need for better healthcare. They are committed to improving the health of people in Berkeley and Jefferson counties.


WVU Medicine breaks ground on new outpatient surgery center.

WVU Medicine officials recently turned the first shovels of dirt at the site that will become a new outpatient surgery center. The $29 million facility will be built adjacent to the recently opened primary care facility – WVU Medicine at University Town Centre.


It’s that time of year again

Flu Shot

Take Precautions

Everyone 6 months and older is recommended for annual flu vaccination with rare exception. This page lists all people recommended to get the flu vaccine, who can and can’t get the flu shot or the nasal spray vaccine and who should take precautions or talk to their doctor or other health care professional before vaccination. Talk to your doctor or nurse if you have any questions regarding which flu vaccine options are best for you and your family.

Prioritized for Flu Vaccination

  • Children aged 6 months through 4 years (59 months);
  • People aged 50 years and older;
  • People with chronic pulmonary, cardiovascular, renal, hepatic, neurologic, hematologic, or metabolic disorders;



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WVU Medicine started with a simple idea – better healthcare for West Virginia.


WVU Medicine started with a simple idea – better healthcare for West Virginia. And now that idea is growing into a network of doctors and hospitals providing better access to the top doctors in primary care, pediatrics, cancer, heart, surgical services, neurology, orthopaedics, critical care, and many other specialties.