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CHoR again ranked among the nation’s best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report’s 2021-22 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings have been released, and CHoR has again been named among the country’s top 50 hospitals in caring for kids.

Congratulations to Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU!

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CHoR was recognized in four pediatric specialties — urology (#28), pulmonology (#30), nephrology (#42) and cancer (#50), and "ranked higher in urology and nephrology than last year and landed at #10 out of all children’s hospitals in the Mid-Atlantic region, which includes Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and West Virginia."

The Best Children's Hospital rankings were started in 2007 and designed to help children with rare or life-threatening illnesses find the best medical attention in 10 pediatric specialties. We are especially thrilled for the Division of Urology, Pediatric Urology surgery team on this well-earned accomplishment!

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Welcome to the Department of Surgery

“The Department has an impressive history and the extent of its impact on modern surgery is immense. As we partner with medical centers across the region, we strive to increase the quality of care and expand our depth and breadth of service to even the most rural areas. I encourage you to look around our website to learn more about our surgical specialties, our commitment to medical education, and our dedication to research.”

Vigneshwar Kasirajan, M.D., FACS
Stuart Mcguire Professor of Surgery, and Chair

About the department

Strategic Plan Summary

The Future of Surgery Today

VCU Surgery Strategic Plan Executive Summary 2019–2023 explores areas central to our work and mission.

Strategic Plan Summary

Patient Care

Patients who come to VCU Health for surgery gain access to some of the most skilled surgeons and ground-breaking procedures in the world.


The faculty and staff at VCU Surgery are committed to providing the highest quality of education and training for the future medical leaders of our country.


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

VCU Surgery Town Hall 2020

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Part 1: Introduction

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