Our Mission

The pursuit of excellence in surgical care
via constant innovation and education
to give every patient the best chance.


We are a diverse and clinically busy department. Our educational programs focus on a strong clinical experience with an emphasis on evidence-based medicine.

Surgery Education


The Surgery Office of Research, Biomedicine, Innovation and Technology, known as ORBIT, supports and promotes research, innovation and global surgical activities. 


Patient Care

From Northern Virginia to more rural areas to our south, the Department of Surgery provides quality care to patients all across the state.

Clinical Care

Our Team

Our team includes more than 70 full-time surgeons (66 Clinical Faculty and 12 Research Faculty), 51 APPs, and 114 staff members, based at medical facilities throughout Richmond, including VCU Medical Center, Children’s Hospital of Richmond, Massey Cancer Center and McGuire VA Medical Center.

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