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.


With your help we can continue improving and truly redefining what it means to deliver healthcare in the future. If you'd like to share your exceptional Sentara story, you may do so by using our online form. We look forward to hearing from you.

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

  • The Purple Lady and PACE

    Wednesday, April 27, 2016

    “Someone told me about the center,” says Rachel’s daughter, Delzorra. “My mom was grateful to get out of our house. She told me, ‘thank you for finding something for me to do.’”

  • Back in action

    Thursday, April 21, 2016

    After initially resisting joint replacement, a sports enthusiast finds a new life after hip surgery.

  • Recommending a lung cancer screening

    Wednesday, April 06, 2016

    "I had no pain, no cough, nothing to indicate a problem,” says Charles. “I am so grateful that they were able to spot it so quickly."

  • A fast fix

    Thursday, March 31, 2016

    TURP: The surgery that can reduce an enlarged prostate and eliminate urination concerns.

  • He shoots, he scores….

    Tuesday, March 22, 2016

    “Dr. Gunther was great,” says Spencer, a 16-year-old hockey player who traveled from Michigan to Charlottesville for his surgery. “If I had a question or something was bugging me, I could call or email him anytime, and he would get right back to me.”