Russell McWey, MD
Vice President & Chief Information Officer
Dr. Russell McWey is responsible for all information technology and electronics including clinical, financial, and communication systems in the hospital. He participates in formulating strategic goals and plans for the organization as well as for the management and implementation of useful technology to increase accessibility to information and to integrate and manage hospital information systems.
Dr. McWey has been a member of the Virginia Hospital Center medical staff for 25 years. As Chief of Medical Imaging, he was responsible for the x-ray, ultrasound, MRI, and nuclear imaging departments at the hospital. He facilitated the conversion of the department to a total digital imaging capability. Dr. McWey is Board Certified in Nuclear Medicine and Diagnostic Radiology with added qualifications in Vascular & Interventional Radiology. He previously served as the Hospital’s Chief Medical Information Officer. He is a member of the Hospital Board's Information Technology Oversight Committee and is also a member of the Hospital Board of Directors.
Dr. McWey has degrees in electrical engineering from Villanova University and the U.S. Navy Postgraduate School and served in the U.S. Naval submarine service as a nuclear engineer and line officer prior to attending medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, S.C. Dr. McWey also served as Chef Resident in Radiology at the Medical University of South Carolina prior to his arrival at the hospital.