Residents in the Powhatan area can choose from among several excellent medical facilities. CJW Medical Center is one of the largest facilities in the nation’s largest hospital system, HCA. CJW has 758 beds on two medical campuses in the Richmond area, Chippenham and Johnston-Willis.
Each campus provides a wide range of services, but specialty programs have been established at one hospital or the other, not at both. Together, their services include one of the East Coast’s leading neuroscience and Gamma Knife centers, the highly accredited Thomas Johns Cancer Center, the top-rated Levinson Heart Hospital, a full-service rehabilitation center, a 113-bed facility providing mental health and substance abuse services, and extensive pediatric services including pediatric ER, a pediatric intensive care unit and two neonatal care units.
The area’s newest hospital, Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center is located in western Chesterfield County and provides easy access to residents in Powhatan. It is a state-of-the art facility with 130 private rooms. Services include 24-hour emergency care, surgery, women’s services, on-site neonatology, cardiology, orthopedics, oncology, urology, pediatric services, MRI/CT diagnostics and nuclear medicine.
Other hospitals in the greater Powhatan area include the Medical College of Virginia, Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, Retreat Hospital and St. Mary’s Hospital.
Medical and dental offices, physical therapy and chiropractic centers are also located in the Powhatan area. The County’s health department provides immunizations, family planning, home healthcare, maternity care and well-child care.