There is no better place to start your training than with HCA Healthcare LewisGale Hospital Montgomery/VCOM’s Transitional Year Residency program!

The excellent clinical care, tremendous variety and complexity of patient care settings you will experience here will prepare you for independent practice as well as connect you to the largest healthcare organization in the United States.

We don’t just want to train you, we want you to stay in our communities and practice with us for years to come.

As a resident in our program, you will have the opportunity to work with experienced faculty in a very robust program. We will provide you with quality clinical training that emphasizes educational opportunities, clinical excellence, teamwork, leadership, and career development.

As a graduate of our program, you will be capable of independently caring for all age groups, managing complex medical conditions, and performing common office procedures.

We are located in Blacksburg, Virginia, home of Virginia Tech, one of the nation’s leading research centers; Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine; nearby Radford University; and New River Community College.

In addition to the unmatched educational opportunities, the New River Valley is known for its access to outdoor recreation, fine arts, and high-quality employment.

I want to personally invite you to explore our program via our program page. Thank you for considering us, and I look forward to meeting you and sharing the opportunities we have to offer as you explore the next phase of your medical training.


Peter Recupero, DO

Program Director and Designated Institutional Official