Category: Surgical Subspecialties



U.S. News & World Report Ranks UVA as No. 1 Hospital in Virginia

July 30, 2019
U.S. News & World Report has ranked University of Virginia Medical Center as the No. 1 hospital in Virginia for the fourth consecutive year.

Eight UVA Children’s Hospital Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

June 18, 2019
Eight University of Virginia Children’s Hospital specialties earned a top-50 national ranking in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020 “Best Children’s Hospitals” guide.

New Project Seeks Enhanced Lung Disease Care in Appalachia

February 18, 2019

A new program will use telehealth to bring together a University of Virginia Health System team with primary care… read more >

Husband-and-Wife Doctors Receive $1.8 Million to Test New Breast Cancer Approach

November 15, 2018
Radiation oncologist Timothy Showalter, MD, and breast cancer surgeon Shayna L. Showalter, MD, are working to improve care for women with early-stage breast cancer.

U.S. News & World Report: UVA is No. 1 Hospital in Virginia

August 14, 2018

For the third consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked University of Virginia Medical Center as the… read more >

Section of Lee Street to Close July 27-30 for Crane Removal

July 26, 2018

A portion of Lee Street will be closed to vehicles from 6 p.m. July 27 to 6 a.m. July… read more >

Thoracic Surgery Recovery Program Benefits Patients, Slashes Opioid Use

April 24, 2018

A special recovery program for thoracic surgery patients developed and implemented at the University of Virginia Health System… read more >

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UVA as No. 1 Hospital in Virginia

August 8, 2017

The 2017-2018 U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” guide rates University of Virginia Medical Center as the No…. read more >

New Tool Set to Answer Longstanding Breast Reconstruction Questions

April 10, 2017

Researchers at the School of Medicine and the School of Engineering & Applied Science have developed an… read more >

Smartphone app helps patients prepare for and recover from surgery

July 28, 2016

A new smartphone app is helping University of Virginia Health System surgery patients follow a treatment program to better… read more >