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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  • A new way to treat bowed leg

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    About 14 months after her first surgery with Dr. Campbell, Natashia saw the rewards: She gained three inches in height.

  • From a stroke to a new lifestyle

    Thursday, May 04, 2017

    “Jeff’s left side is functioning at 100 percent, while he hasn’t regained feeling on his right side yet. Most people wouldn’t notice… He regularly walks at the oceanfront, Norfolk Botanical Garden and the gym.”

  • Treating a wakeup stroke

    Wednesday, May 03, 2017

    “They took me into a room at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital that was dark, like an X-ray room, “Kelly says. “I could see Dr. Gaughen turning something from the side and something like a TV screen above me so he could watch where he was going.” Dr. Gaughen was performing a thrombectomy, a clot removal procedure.

  • Choosing better health

    Monday, February 27, 2017

    Jessica Barnett tried every diet possible before looking into gastric bypass surgery.

  • Emergency staff goes the extra mile -- literally

    Monday, February 13, 2017

    With Sentara Nightingale grounded by fog, a Williamsburg patient needed emergency transportation by ambulance to Sentara Heart Hospital. The ED doctor and nurse jumped in to be sure the hour-long ride went smoothly.

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