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Charleston Area Medical Center

501 Morris St. Charleston, WV 25301, US

About us

The official account of southern West Virginia’s largest health care system. We employ nearly 7,000 people amongst four hospitals, a cancer center and multiple remote locations. As an academic medical center, we also work with medical residents and fellows to help expand their expertise and knowledge in the medical field.

Why Choose CAMC

CAMC is home to a nationally recognized Heart and Vascular Center; the largest Cancer Center in West Virginia; National Centers of Excellence in Robotic Surgery, Urology and Continence Care for Women; the first kidney transplant center in the state; Regional Neurosciences Center; West Virginia’s first freestanding Women and Children’s Hospital; highest level pediatric intensive care unit; the most critical NICU resources; the region's only Comprehensive Stroke Center; nationally-accredited Weight Loss Center; BCBS Blue Distinction Center for hip and knee replacement; and the highest level trauma center.

About CAMC and Vandalia Health System

Vandalia Health System is made up of Charleston Area Medical Center and Mon Health System. 

Charleston Area Medical Center - established in 1972, CAMC is a nonprofit, 1,103-bed regional referral center made up of six hospitals: CAMC General Hospital, CAMC Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, CAMC Memorial Hospital, CAMC Plateau Medical Center, CAMC Teays Valley Hospital and CAMC Women and Children’s Hospital, as well as the CAMC Institute for Academic Medicine and the CAMC Foundation. Nearly 900 physicians have admitting privileges at CAMC, which is also West Virginia's premiere medical teaching facility, hosting, on any given day, more than 800 students in programs leading to degrees or certifications in health professions. For more information, visit 

Mon Health System - the parent company of Mon Health Medical Center, Mon Health Preston Memorial Hospital, Mon Health Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital, and Mon Health Marion Neighborhood Hospital. It was formed in 1982 to aid in strategic planning and to manage all of its affiliated entities under a common philosophy.

Patient in hospital bed smiling with doctor and spouse

Mission and Vision

CAMC’s mission is “Striving to provide the best health care to every patient, every day.” The Charleston Area Medical Center we know today was born in 1972 to provide the best care to southern West Virginia patients, and provide quality education for medical and other health care students. 

Learn more about our values

Our Leadership

CAMC has nearly 8,000 caring, compassionate and talented people who are the heart and soul of this organization and our community. Meet a few of our leaders who are proud to call CAMC home.

Meet our leadership team
Honors and Accreditations

Our Honors and Accreditations

CAMC Health System is a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient, the first and only organization in West Virginia to ever receive the honor. View CAMC’s current list of awards, recognitions and accreditations.   


Learn more about CAMC’s Awards and Recognitions

Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News and World Report

U.S. News Best Regional Hospital 2023-24

Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News and World Report

Proud to be named a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News and World Report.

Research and Education at CAMC

CAMC has been a teaching hospital for nearly 50 years. On any given day, there are about 800 learners in our facilities. These include doctors and nurses, as well as a variety of other professions.

The research departments conduct, sponsor and support hundreds of clinical trials, multi-center trials and clinical and effectiveness research initiatives annually in a variety of specialty areas.

Visit the CAMC Institute for Academic Medicine


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