MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The WVU Medicine cleft and craniofacial team has received approval by the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA).
WVU Medicine’s cleft and craniofacial team is one of two ACPA approved cleft palate teams in the state and is the state’s only ACPA approved craniofacial team.
“By receiving ACPA approval, we are able to demonstrate that our team has the highest level of training in cleft palate and craniofacial surgery,” Aaron Mason, M.D., interim chief of the Division of Cosmetic, Plastic, and Reconstructive Surgery at WVU Medicine. “The ACPA sets the industry standard for cleft palate and craniofacial surgery, and its approval is a recognition of our dedication to the highest quality of patient care.”
The ACPA is an international nonprofit association of more than 2,500 healthcare professionals who are involved in the treatment and research of cleft lip, cleft palate, and other craniofacial abnormalities. ACPA optimizes the interdisciplinary care of persons affected by craniofacial abnormalities.
The Boards of Directors of Wheeling Hospital and the West Virginia University Health System (WVU Medicine) today (June 20) announced that they have entered into a management services agreement and named Douglass E. Harrison as Wheeling Hospital’s new chief executive officer.
WVU Medicine Children’s Pediatric Urology climbs 12 spots in national U.S. News & World Report rankings
Pediatric Urology at WVU Medicine Children’s has again been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report, this year coming in at 30th in the nation – a dozen spots up from last year’s ranking, which marked WVU Medicine Children’s first-ever appearance on the list.
The construction of WVU Medicine’s new parking garage on Willowdale Road will cause some street closures and traffic delays in June and July.