Emergency Department

University Hospital

First Floor

1215 Lee St.

Charlottesville, VA 22903


Call 434.924.2231


Location hours:

  • Open every day, 24 hours a day.

ParkingFree valet parking (with validation) is available.

You can also self-park in the Lee Street Parking Garage directly across the street from University Hospital and Emergency Department.

Emergency Department
First Floor
1215 Lee St.
Charlottesville, VA 22903
United States


Emergency Department

This 41-bed, level-one trauma center treats all types of adult and pediatric emergencies. Services include:

  • Adult emergency department, a 23-bed area for medical and surgical treatment
  • Pediatric emergency department, a seven-bed area for patients under 20 years of age
  • Chest Pain Center, a five-bed unit for cardiovascular conditions
  • Express care, for minor emergencies like sore throats, fevers, sprains and lacerations
  • Women's Center for Emergency Care, for obstetrical and gynecological concerns, postpartum needs, domestic violence issues and sexual assault

The emergency department:

  • Evaluates patient's critical health needs
  • Stabilizes life-threatening conditions
  • Performs emergency surgery when necessary
Transfer a Patient

For all inpatient and emergency transfers, call 844.XFERUVA (844.933.7882).

Emergency Transport to UVA

In-state: Call for Pegasus medical transport: 800.552.1826 

Out-of-State: Call 800.882.4354

Newborn Emergency Transport System (NETS)

Call NETS: 866.638.7882

Construction Update

Due to our Hospital Expansion Project, new traffic patterns will affect the Emergency Department drop-off area.

Free valet parking (with validation) is available to ED patients starting Monday, Jan. 11, 2016. This 24/7 service is for ED patients only. Ticket validation is provided during your registration process.

Self-park options remain available to all visitors. Valet parking services will be available at additional locations in the coming months.

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