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WVU Medicine United Hospital Center is nationally recognized for its commitment to providing high-quality cardiovascular care

WVU Medicine United Hospital Center (UHC) has received three American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines achievement awards for…

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UHC EVS Team Recognized for Outstanding Performance; Facility Named Global Leader in LightStrike UV Disinfection

As healthcare facilities look for effective ways to battle viruses and bacteria that can lurk on high-touch surfaces, United…

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Summer Safety Tips

Summer is a great time for kids to enjoy different indoor and outdoor activities. Whether they are young children…

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United Hospital Center: Deep Vein Thrombosis – Part 2

Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVT occurs when blood clots form in the deep veins of the body, usually the…

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United Hospital Center: Deep Vein Thrombosis – Part 1

Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVT occurs when blood clots form in the deep veins of the body, usually the…

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WVU Medicine United Hospital Center Earns Vascular Testing Reaccreditation by the IAC

Early detection of stroke, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), and peripheral arterial disease is possible through the use of vascular…

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Discover the Gift of Organ Donation, Part 3

April is National Donate Life Month (NDLM), a month commemorating those who have received transplants, recognizing those…

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Discover the Gift of Organ Donation, Part 2

April is National Donate Life Month (NDLM), a month commemorating those who have received transplants, recognizing those…

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Discover the Gift of Organ Donation, Part 1

April is National Donate Life Month (NDLM), a month commemorating those who have received transplants, recognizing those…

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Harrison County native Dr. David Hess to serve as president and CEO of WVU Medicine United Hospital Center

  David Hess, M.D. The West Virginia University Health System and the WVU Medicine United Hospital Center (UHC)…

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United Hospital Center’s President and Chief Executive Officer Announces Retirement

  Michael C. Tillman, CEO United Hospital Center Effective June 10, 2022, Michael C. Tillman, President and CEO of…

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Learn About the Five Food Groups with Olivia Kinkade, Part 5: Dairy

We are embarking upon a food group journey in recognition of National Nutrition Awareness Month! Join us…

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UHC Welcomes New Physicians

James “Lewis” Akers, DO

Nephrologist


UHC Nephrology
527 Medical Park Drive, Suite 108
Bridgeport, WV 26330

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Yousef Abdel-Aziz, MD, MPH

Gastroenterologist


UHC Gastroenterology
527 Medical Park Drive, Suite 402
Bridgeport, WV 26330

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Devan N. Makati, MD, FASN

Nephrologist


UHC Nephrology
527 Medical Park Drive, Suite 108
Bridgeport, WV 26330

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Kirstie Cutlip, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology Specialist


WVU Obstetrics and Gynecology at UHC
527 Medical Park Drive, Suite 108
Bridgeport, WV 26330

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Allan H. Fergus, MD

Neurosurgery Specialist


UHC Neurosurgery, Spine, and Pain Center
227 Medical Park Drive, Suite 103
Bridgeport, WV 26330

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