MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – WVU Medicine West Virginia University Medical Corporation announced today that Parkersburg Orthopedic Associates (POA) led by George Herriott, M.D., and John McElroy, M.D., board-certified orthopaedic surgeons have joined University Health Associates and the faculty of the West Virginia University School of Medicine

(From left to right) George Herriott, M.D., and John McElroy, M.D.
(From left to right) George Herriott, M.D., and John McElroy, M.D.

Drs. Herriott and McElroy will remain based out of their 1600 Murdoch Ave. offices, which will become known as WVU Medicine Orthopaedics. They will operate primarily at WVU Medicine Camden Clark Medical Center.

“We have a long history of supporting healthcare needs and providing educational opportunities in the Mid-Ohio Valley community,” Judie Charlton, M.D., chief medical officer, said. “We are pleased to add orthopaedic surgery to the services we offer in the Parkersburg area. Drs. Herriott and McElroy are high quality providers who have had a long-standing and positive relationship to our academic Department of Orthopaedics.”
“Dr. McElroy and I are excited to join the WVU faculty and the medical team at WVU Medicine and expand our services at Camden Clark,” Herriott said. “We enjoy the family atmosphere and the personalized care that these entities bring to the community. Personalized patient care is our top priority, and we look forward to continuing our service to the residents of the Mid-Ohio Valley.”  

WVU Medicine Orthopaedics provides diagnostic, medical, and surgical treatment for injuries and disorders of the joints and upper and lower limbs. Services provided include:

  • Shoulder, elbow, knee, and hip surgery
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Sports medicine
  • Complete management of simple and complex fractures and conditions/injuries to the ligaments and cartilage
  • Arthritis management
  • Joint reconstruction and replacement

Herriott and McElroy are accepting new patients and can be reached at 304-485-8040.