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photo2 The Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Pediatrics is dedicated to providing comprehensive, compassionate, state-of-the-art pediatric health care, research and education at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU.

Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU (CHoR) is Central Virginia's only comprehensive, full-service hospital dedicated to the care of children. CHoR is ranked among the nation's top children's hospitals by U.S. News and World Report and is Virginia's only Level 1 pediatric trauma center. CHoR offers a wide range of children's health services, including pediatric emergency services, primary care, specialty and subspecialty care, burn, trauma, transplant and long-term care. With more than 15 locations across Central Virginia, CHoR provides pediatric inpatient and outpatient services that cover nearly all children's health-related needs.

As part of the VCU Medical Center, CHoR is committed to ensuring access to care for all children, training future pediatric caregivers and making new discoveries that improve understanding and treatment of childhood diseases.

CHoR is an Institutional Member (voting) of Children's Hospital Association; serving as the primary teaching site of an organized pediatric department of an approved medical school.

This site includes information on the 14 divisions within the VCU Department of Pediatrics. For information on additional pediatric services, please visit the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU website.