Sentara Leigh Hospital, located in Norfolk, Virginia, is a 250-bed facility featuring all patient-friendly private rooms and specializing in orthopedic, gynecological and urological services. Sentara Leigh Hospital offers a contemporary care environment for general medical/surgical and ambulatory services. A 44,000 square-foot wing dedicated to providing the most up-to-date outpatient services, an emergency room, additional surgical suites and a critical care unit offers a family-friendly design with easy access for patients.
The facility was honored for two consecutive years (2001 and 2002) as one of the nation's top performing hospitals in the 100 Top Hospitals National Benchmarks for Success study conducted by Solucient, one of only three Virginia hospitals recognized in 2002. A new Ambulatory Surgery Center and Sentara Heart at Sentara Leigh Hospital debuted in the fall of 2001; the outpatient lobby area was also recently renovated. Other improvements include the eICU, a highly advanced Intensive Care Monitoring system, a Hospitalist program, equipment upgrades and enhancements to areas like labor and delivery. The hospital-based Breast Cancer Center features an all-female staff. Sentara Leigh Hospital also offers its Family Maternity Suite, which features 16 labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum (LDRP) suites and nine additional beds for other obstetric patients. The hospital also offers a hyperbaric oxygen therapy unit to help speed the recovery of patients with major wounds, decompression sickness and carbon monoxide poisoning.