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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