As part of a growing initiative to enhance heart health for the region, Sentara Williamsburg Community Hospital is excited to announce the successful recruitment of Stephanie Goodwin, D.O., F.A.C.C. to its cardiac care team. Dr. Goodwin specializes in invasive/interventional cardiology consisting of heart catheterization, angioplasty, stent placement, and atherectomy procedures.
"Dr. Goodwin’s proven expertise offers distinct advantages as we strengthen the region’s cardiac care programs," said Robert Graves, administrator of SWCH. "She shares our vision of raising heart health awareness and providing exemplary cardiac care for the greater Williamsburg community," he continued.
A highly trained interventional cardiologist, Dr. Goodwin received her medical degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury, New York in 1989. She holds a bachelor of science degree in pharmacy from Albany College of Pharmacy. She completed an internship at Massapequa General Hospital in Seaford, New York in 1990. She completed a residency in internal medicine in 1993 and a fellowship in cardiovascular disease in 1996 at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pennsylvania. Dr. Goodwin has a strong interest in women’s heart care, and served as director of the Women’s Healthy Heart Center at Guthrie Clinic in Pennsylvania.
Most recently, she served as an associate in cardiology and director of the cardiac catheterization laboratory at Bassett Healthcare in Cooperstown, New York. Dr. Goodwin is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and American Board of Cardiovascular Disease. She is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, American College of Physicians, and American Medical Association and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.
Sentara Williamsburg Community Hospital, which merged with Sentara in 2002, is a 139-bed hospital serving upper Peninsula residents and tourists with emergency, surgical, cardiac, and cancer services. The hospital specializes in medicine, surgery and obstetrics. It also features complete diagnostic and imaging services, cardiac care, a cancer treatment center, pediatrics and orthopedics. Other services include home health, emergency services, a hospital program and community health education.
Sentara Healthcare, a premier not-for-profit health care provider in southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina, is comprised of more than 70 sites of care including 6 acute care hospitals, a hospital for extended recovery, 2 outpatient care campuses, 7 nursing centers, 3 assisted living centers, and 25 primary care practices. Sentara also offers a full range of award-winning health coverage plans, home health and hospice services, physical therapy and rehabilitation services, mobile diagnostic vans, and ground and air medical transport services, including Nightingale—the region’s only air ambulance service. Sentara also was the first in the nation to pioneer and develop eICU®, an electronic intensive care treatment system. Striving to improve the wellness of the community, Sentara continues to participate in national and international research trials as a means to increase the medical options available to patients well into the future. Sentara Healthcare has consistently ranked among the nation’s top integrated health care networks as published in Modern Healthcare magazine. Garnering the No. 1 position in the U.S. in 2001 and No. 2 in 2002 and 2003, Sentara is the only health care system on the East Coast to be ranked in the nation’s top 10 all seven years the survey has been conducted.