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.

38.0311849, -78.4988225

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.