U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals ranking recently listed the VCU Medical Center as the No. 1 hospital in the Richmond metro area.
"I think Richmond has a very robust hospital community," says John Duval, chief executive officer of the medical center. "Being recognized as No. 1 amongst a group of high quality facilities is a wonderful recognition." U.S. News evaluated about 5,000 hospitals for its ranking. In the Richmond area, Memorial Regional Medical Center ranked second, Bon Secours St. Mary's third, St. Francis fourth and Johnston-Willis fifth. For more detailed information about the rankings, including each hospital's high-performing specialties, visit health.usnews.com/best-hospitals.