Stephen Porter

Stephen Porter
Corporate Vice President and President of Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center

Stephen D. Porter is the Corporate Vice President of Sentara Healthcare, Northern Virginia Region and the President of Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center, a 183-bed, not-for-profit hospital in Prince William County, Virginia. He has been a dedicated member of the Sentara team for more than 18 years, bringing with him a strong commitment to the mission as well as the healthcare knowledge and experience to achieve further success in Northern Virginia.

Previous Experience

With experience in the insurance and care coordination industries, Porter has served in several leadership roles in the health plan and hospital divisions since joining Sentara Healthcare. 

Porter served as President of Sentara Princess Anne Hospital, as well as President of Sentara Princess Anne Ambulatory Surgery Management, LLC, an ambulatory surgery joint venture between Sentara Healthcare and community surgeons. As President of Sentara Princess Anne Hospital, he was responsible for the development and executive leadership of the 72-acre comprehensive healthcare facility including hospital and medical office buildings in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He was also responsible for leading the development of the Sentara care delivery network and model of care that is being utilized to support the management of senior populations throughout Hampton Roads.
Current Professional Affiliations

  • Prince William County Chamber of Commerce (Board of Directors)
  • Prince William County Economic Advisory Committee (Board of Directors)
  • Youth For Tomorrow (Board of Trustees)


Medical College of Virginia (Richmond, VA) – M.S. in Health Administration

James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA) – BS in Business Administration


Porter resides in Northern Virginia with his wife and two children. He has a long history of community service in Southeast Virginia and is becoming increasingly active in Northern Virginia.

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