Charleston Area Medical Center is the largest hospital system in West Virginia with 958 beds, 7,000 employees and nearly 700 physicians on its medical staff and provides the highest quality health care to a diverse patient population. All medical services are supported by primary care physicians throughout the region who regularly treat their patients at CAMC or refer them here for specialty consultation and treatment. CAMC offers thousands of families convenience and accessibility through three Charleston locations: General Hospital, Memorial Hospital and Women and Children's Hospital. A fourth hospital is located in Hurricane, West Virginia.
CAMC is home to one of the largest heart programs in the United States; the only kidney transplant center in West Virginia; the highest level trauma center and the only freestanding children's hospital in the state. CAMC is also the state’s leading provider of cancer services, and the CAMC Cancer Center hosts adult oncology and cancer-related services in a location designed to facilitate healing and hope for patients and families.
Charleston is the state capital of West Virginia. It is a scenic, mid-size city nestled in a unique valley rich with historic traditions yet a culturally diverse community offering all of the amenities expected to be found in a large metropolitan city. Whether you enjoy fine dining, symphony orchestras or challenging golf courses, mountain biking, snow skiing or world-renowned white water rafting, this outstanding community offers something for everyone. The climate is exemplary and residents enjoy four distinct seasons. The education system is outstanding with public and private schools, making it an ideal location to establish roots and raise a family.