WVU Medicine held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 13 for a new outpatient center and relocated MedExpress neighborhood medical center in Waynesburg, Pa.
The new clinic, which will share space with MedExpress, will provide primary, specialty, and urgent care to the citizens of Waynesburg and Greene County in their own community. WVU Medicine had more than 38,000 visits from patients in Greene County last year. The facility opened on Monday, Sept. 16.
The speakers were: Albert L. Wright, Jr., president and CEO, West Virginia University Health System; Blair Zimmerman, chair and commissioner, Greene County Board of Commissioners; Judie Charlton, MD, chief medical officer, WVU Medicine; and Jonathan Walker, CEO, MedExpress.
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The $13.8 million outpatient center has 30 exam rooms and six procedure rooms. It is approximately 15,000 square feet and will house the following WVU Medicine clinics:
- WVU Heart and Vascular Institute: cardiology, vascular
- Obstetrics and Gynecology: female sexual dysfunction, gynecology, obstetrics, urogynecology
- Orthopaedics: hand, joint replacement, spine, sports medicine
- Primary Care: internal medicine
- Diagnostic services provided:
- Lab testing
- Stress testing
A total of 21 jobs were created, and the majority of the positions are filled with Greene County residents. In all, the WVU Medicine system employs close to 500 people from Greene County.
A community open house will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26.