The Richmond Region has more than 4,100 physicians and 19 acute care and specialty hospitals with nearly 4,000 staffed beds. The largest medical system includes Virginia Commonwealth University Health System with more than 650 beds and McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center with 399 beds.

VCU Health is the most comprehensive teaching medical center in Virginia and is regularly ranked among the top hospitals in America. Its medical school is one of the nation’s largest and houses one of the nation’s oldest transplant programs.