WVU Orthopaedics


To meet the growing demand in West Virginia and surrounding states for complex orthopaedic care, WVU Medicine has designated a floor at its flagship, J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, as a 22-bed orthopaedic hospital. This hospital within a hospital complements WVU Medicine’s existing outpatient orthopaedic clinics.

The WVU Medicine Bone and Joint Hospital’s orthopaedic faculty provide state-of-the-art care to adults and children. Our team performs an array of complex orthopaedic surgical procedures, including total hip or knee replacement, by nationally recognized, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeons.

We are the only hospital in West Virginia to offers MAKOplasty® partial knee resurfacing and total hip replacement procedures, performed using the RIO® Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System. RIO® is a surgeon-controlled robotic arm system that enables accurate alignment and placement of implants. Click to learn more about MAKOplasty® partial knee resurfacing and total hip replacement procedures.

The clinical expertise of the WVU orthopaedic team, combined with cutting-edge technology solutions, enables us to provide excellent care for a wide range of other orthopaedic disorders and injuries including:

Initial consultations and screenings take place at WVU Medicine’s University Town Centre location, immediately off of I-79 in Morgantown and the Physician Office Center adjacent to J.W. Ruby Memorial.

Contact Information


855-WVU-CARE (855-988-2273)

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Clinic Hours

8 am – 5 pm

George Bal, MD

Chief, Sports Medicine Service; Associate Professor
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Brenden Balcik, MD

Assistant Professor, Assistant Residency Director
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John France, MD

Chief, Spine Service; Professor and Vice Chairman
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Benjamin Frye, MD

Assistant Professor; Director, Adult Reconstruction Fellowship
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Bethany Honce , MD

Assistant Professor - Orthopaedics
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David Hubbard, MD

Chief, Orthopaedic Trauma Service; Professor
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Aaron Monseau, MD, FACEP

Attending Physician, Emergency Department; Assistant Professor
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Benjamin Moorehead, MD

Physician, Cheat Lake Physicians; Assistant Professor
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