Department of Anesthesiology

WVU School of Medicine
Department of Anesthesiology
1 Medical Center Drive
PO Box 8255
Morgantown, WV 26506
Phone: (304) 598-4122
Fax: (304) 598-4930


Welcome to the Department of Anesthesiology at West Virginia University.As the Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at West Virginia University, welcome to our department webpage.  We support the mission of Ruby Memorial Hospital, the School of Medicine, the University, our region and the state of West Virginia through patient care, education, research, and administration.   
The West Virginia University Department of Anesthesiology has five major missions with excellence in all areas including Clinical Care, Education, Research, and Leadership in a Collegial-cohesive work environment.
Our department places strong emphasis on our fully accredited ACGME-approved residency program, with innovative educational programs, comprehensive, personalized clinical training and scholarly activity with the goal of developing leaders in all aspects of anesthesiology, including clinicians, educators, and investigators.
Please feel free to view our website and contact us regarding our department and various educational and teaching programs.
Manuel C. Vallejo, MD, DMD
Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology
West Virginia School of Medicine


Welcome to the Department of Anesthesiology at West Virginia University.

The Department of Anesthesiology is composed of anesthesiologists, anesthesia residents, certified registered nurse anesthetists, anesthesia assistants, and support personnel including anesthesia technicians and administrative support personnel.

The Department of Anesthesiology is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and is proud to be part of the West Virginia University School of Medicine which is fully accredited by the Licensing Commission for Medical Education (LCME).

The School of Medicine sponsors 42 graduate medical education programs including our own. Founded in 1961, our residency has trained many anesthesiologists who not only serve the people of the State of West Virginia but also hold academic and private practice positions throughout the country.

Our main teaching hospital is Ruby Memorial, part of West Virginia University Healthcare.  Most of our educational endeavors take place in this hospital which is a tertiary referral center for the State of West Virginia and the region.     

We invite you to visit the various informational areas on our web page to learn more about us.


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