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Teen Health Center

Teen Health Center

The Corner Building

1400 West Main Street
Charlottesville, VA 22903

434.982.0090 or 800.251.3627 ph. | 434.924.9983 fx.

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Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday | 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Closed noon-1 p.m.
  • Walk-ins allowed, appointments preferred 

After-Hours Care

We don't have a doctor on-call after hours. If you leave us a voicemail, we'll return your call the next morning.

For emergencies: Call 911 or go to our Emergency Department.

Teen Health Center Team

We have a team of nurses, nurse practitioners, and doctors who specialize in caring for teens. We also have a social worker who can provide individual counseling and a community educator who works with parents and students in local schools, churches and health agencies.

Find out more about the services available at the Teen Health Center, including:

  • Conditions treated
  • A form to submit anonymous questions to our staff
  • Area programs

The Teen Health Center is a primary care center for teenagers and young adults ages 12-24. Our team is specially trained to work with adolescents and help young adults with the unique challenges they face.

Services Offered

General Healthcare

  • Routine check-ups
  • Care of illnesses and minor injuries
  • Immunizations
  • Sports, camp and school physicals

Gynecological Services

  • Gynecological care
  • Birth control
  • Pregnancy testing and counseling
  • Prenatal and postpartum care
  • Menstrual disorders

Tests and Procedures

  • Mental health assessments
  • Testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (also called sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs)
  • Lab tests
  • Hearing and vision services

Other Services

  • Eating disorder assessment and treatment
  • Obesity/weight assessment and treatment
  • Healthy lifestyle counseling
  • School and behavior issues
  • Minor surgical procedures

From North: Follow U.S. 29 South toward Charlottesville. Continue onto Emmet Street North. Turn left onto U.S. 250 Business East/University Avenue. The Teen Health Center is on the right.

From South: Follow U.S. 29 North toward Charlottesville. Turn right onto U.S. 29 Business North/Fontaine Avenue. Continue on Jefferson Park Avenue. Turn right to stay on Jefferson Park Avenue. The Teen Health Center is on the right.

From East: Follow I-64 West toward Charlottesville. Take exit 121 for state Route 20 toward Charlottesville/Scottsville. Turn right onto state Route 20 North. Turn left onto Elliott Avenue. Continue onto Cherry Ave. Turn right onto Roosevelt Brown Blvd. Turn left onto West Main Street. The Teen Health Center is on the left.

From West: Follow I-64 East toward Richmond. Take exit 118B to merge onto U.S. 29 North toward Charlottesville/Culpeper. Take U.S. 29 Business North ramp to Charlottesville. Turn right onto U.S. 29 Business North/Fontaine Avenue. Continue straight onto Jefferson Park Avenue. Turn right to stay on Jefferson Park Avenue. The Teen Health Center is on the right.

Parking

We validate at all hospital parking locations.

Map: The Teen Health Center is labeled as the "Corner Building" on this map (PDF).

Hospital Drive Parking Lot: 500 yards west of the Teen Health Center. Hospital Drive is in front of the CVS on the UVA Corner. No validation is needed for this lot. A parking attendant is usually on duty to help. This lot fills up quickly.

Metered Parking: Two-hour metered parking is available along West Main Street. We don't validate or reimburse for metered parking.


Public Transportation: Charlottesville City Bus Route 7 and the Free Trolley stop in front of the Teen Health Center near the intersection of West Main Street and 14th Street.

Doctor

Nancy McLaren Nancy McLaren

Teen Health

Nurse Practitioners

Dyan Aretakis Dyan Aretakis

Teen Health, OB/GYN

Heather Payne Heather Payne

Teen Health

New Patients

Stop by, call or email teenhealth@virginia.edu to set up a time to visit with a staff member.

Refills

Call us and our receptionist will handle refills for you.

Lab and Test Results

Call the clinic for your results so we can answer any questions you may have.

Patients over 18 can sign up for MyChart, a secure online portal that lets you view lab results and communicate with your healthcare provider.

Your Privacy

You can come to your appointment alone or bring your parents with you.

When possible, we'll respect your wishes to keep your care private. But we also believe it's important to include your mother, father or an adult you trust when you're making important decisions. We can help you find ways to talk to adults about tough decisions.

Under Virginia law, as a teenager, you can consent to receive care like an adult for issues related to:

  • Mental health
  • Substance abuse
  • Birth control
  • Pregnancy
  • Testing for sexually transmitted infections

For all other care, your parents must give consent. If you want to know more about confidentiality issues and costs, ask our staff. 

Cancellation Policy

Give us 24-hours notice if you need to cancel or reschedule an appointment.

Payment

You'll get a bill for the cost of our services. Most health insurance plans cover most of the cost.

Depending on your or your family’s income, you may be eligible for the UVA sliding-scale discount.

Ask us if you have concerns about your bill.