little girl getting a checkup

Primary Care

Your primary care provider — or PCP — is your main healthcare provider for non-emergency situations.

UVA's primary care providers take care of the general healthcare needs of children, adults and seniors. We do regular check-ups, immunizations and screenings and provide care for illnesses and injuries. And we'll coordinate your care if you need to see a specialist for a more serious health issue.

Why Choose Primary Care at UVA?

When you choose UVA primary care, you don’t just get excellent care and personal attention for routine and basic needs. You also get access to:

  • Top specialists
  • The most high-tech care in central Virginia
  • The latest research and treatments

Find a Local Clinic

You can choose from locations throughout central Virginia.

What Type of Primary Care Should You Choose?

Primary care is for your everyday health and wellness needs. Some types of primary care have a specific focus:

Planning & Senior Care
geriatricians

As well as treating you when you're sick or injured, primary care providers help you plan for surgeries, manage mental health and take care of yourself as you age.

Get senior care
Getting Ready to Play
Pediatricians provide primary care to children

Primary care providers take care of sports physicals and check-ups to make sure your child is ready for camp, school and fun.

Find a pediatrician
Prevention & Wellness
OBGYN performing ultrasound

Primary care providers help you prevent and manage chronic diseases, like diabetes or heart disease, or work with you to increase and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle.

View our prevention services

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