Our Centers of Excellence


Virginia Hospital Center is committed to healthcare superiority and the sophistication of our medical and surgical services. National accreditations and third-party certifications of excellence speak to the high level of care that we offer.

  • Designated as the first Nationally Accredited Breast Health Center in the State of Virginia and Washington, DC by The American College of Surgeons' National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)
  • Earned the Gold Seal of Approval™ from The Joint Commission for:
    • Primary Stroke Centers, a certification that reflects Virginia Hospital Center's record of—and commitment to—providing time-sensitive care paramount to ensure stroke patients have the best chance of recovery
    • Total Joint Replacement (Hip and Knee), indicating the Hospital's excellence in patient pre-operative education, post-operative pain management, infection control and other measures
  • Received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer, an accomplishment that reflects the Hospital's successful dedication to providing highly coordinated, multidisciplinary cancer care
  • Achieved the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) Clinical Hyperbaric Facility Accreditation, a Center of Excellence endorsement received by less than 10% of hyperbaric centers in the United States

In addition to these prestigious outside recognitions, Virginia Hospital Center takes pride in self-designated Centers of Excellence which include:

  • Cardiology & Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Emergency
  • Neuroscience
  • Oncology
  • Urology
  • Women & Infant Health

Each offers comprehensive care and is staffed by a team of skilled physicians, nurses and other healthcare practitioners who have all undergone specialty training in their medical and/or surgical area of expertise, and continue to do so on an ongoing basis.


For more information please call 703.558.5000 or visit our contact us page.

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