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

  • 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.

  • Caring, above and beyond

    Thursday, May 21, 2015

    Dr. Purvis made me feel important,” says Megan. “I liked that he was concerned about the pain I was having from something other than my gallbladder. I didn’t feel like just another patient.

  • The twinge of pain that turned into more

    Thursday, May 21, 2015

    They called and said I needed to get to the hospital ASAP, and that sort of scared me,” says Milly, who quickly returned to be admitted. After another CAT scan, Milly learned she had a ruptured appendix that had abscessed.