WVU Medicine St. Joseph’s Hospital to expand health care services in Elkins

BUCKHANNON, WV – WVU Medicine St. Joseph’s Hospital announced that it will be expanding services in Elkins.

The hospital currently provides podiatry care in Elkins with Addison Michael, D.P.M., and Bonnie Blackburn, P.A.-C. Additional providers will offer General Surgery and Obstetrics and Gynecology.           

Surgical care will include general and laparoscopic surgery; upper and lower endoscopy; breast, colon, and skin cancer; hernia repair; thyroid issues; and hemorrhoids and anorectal disease. Surgeries will be performed at St. Joseph’s Hospital with pre- and post-surgical services provided in Elkins.           

Obstetric and gynecologic care, including midwifery, will be provided for women from adolescence through post-menopause. Babies will be delivered at St. Joseph’s Hospital, which has been honored by the West Virginia Perinatal Partnership for its high level of care for pregnant women and babies.

These additional services will begin mid-summer and help ensure the people of Randolph and surrounding counties have access to the care they need.