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

  • A clear picture

    Wednesday, January 04, 2017

    “The 3D tomography machine saved my life,” Robyn says. “If I’d waited until I could feel the tumor, it could have been much worse.”

  • Wedding bells finally ring

    Wednesday, January 04, 2017

    Kathy Mcclanahan didn’t know when she woke up that she’d be marrying the love of her life by the end of the day, thanks to the staff’s hard work.

  • Overcoming with compassion

    Monday, December 05, 2016

    Vanessa stayed at Sentara Careplex for four weeks after facing Guillain-Barre Syndrome, sepsis and a partial leg amputation. Her friendly and knowledgeable nurses made the long stay doable.

  • Saying goodbye to knee pain

    Thursday, December 01, 2016

    Subchondroplasty, a minimally invasive procedure, gave this patient the chance to move around freely once again.

  • Choosing better health

    Thursday, November 17, 2016

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

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