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

  • 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.

  • The team he trusts

    Monday, November 14, 2016

    “They took the time to explain to me exactly what was going on and encouraged me to take better care of myself. I knew from the start that they were always doing their very best to help me feel well again.”

  • The photographer with Parkinson's

    Monday, November 14, 2016

    “I was told I’d be in a wheelchair in five years,” Mary says. “More than five years have passed, and I’m not in a wheelchair; far from it!”

  • Lending a hand with finances

    Thursday, October 20, 2016

    “You’ll never know how much Carol helped me,” shares Doug. “I would have missed a bunch of radiation sessions without her.”

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