Patient Stories

At Sentara, we believe our patients and customers deserve our best every time they walk through our doors. We appreciate and value hearing about employees who have exemplified the Sentara Commitments.


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Featured Stories

Easing arthritis pain - and much more

From hospital to home care, Sentara treats the whole person.

Heart transplant patient back in the driver's seat

A heart attack victim gladly returns to Sentara Heart hospital, on his motorcycle and looking to say “thank you”

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Latest Posts

  • From campground to hospital

    Wednesday, February 03, 2016

    Theresa and Norman only got to enjoy one ride on their motorcycles before Norman felt pain in his chest and arm.

  • Breathing easy once again

    Tuesday, February 02, 2016

    With aortic stenosis and other concerns, Lin Willard was a good candidate for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), a minimally invasive procedure that can sometimes be an alternative to open heart surgery.

  • Kid-friendly doctors ease patient's fear

    Thursday, May 28, 2015

    They got down on his level, and they talked to him as a person,” says Kylie. “They didn’t overlook him, and they explained things to him. They made him feel like he was part of this whole ordeal, too.

  • Helping and Healing

    Thursday, May 28, 2015

    After having hernia repair surgery, Jeffery is feeling like himself again. His pain is gone, and he is able to do things he hasn’t been able to do in quite some time.

  • From the emergency room to baseball's opening day

    Thursday, May 28, 2015

    Third grader Josh Martin recovers from life-threatening conditions.