Sentara Leigh Hospital

82%

Patients that would definitely recommend
12% higher than the national average


Sentara Leigh Hospital is a medical facility located in Norfolk, VA. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™, and more.

Awards

Healthgrades awards tell you which hospitals deliver superior quality care. Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures including clinical outcomes and patient safety, as well as patient experience.

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Hospital Quality Awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)

Top 2% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality year over year

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2021, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

2 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

11 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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79%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
10% higher than the national average

82%

Would definitely recommend
12% higher than the national average

Sentara Leigh Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%81%81%

Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%80%78%

Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients

100%50%0%68%63%

Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

100%50%0%89%84%

Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital

100%50%0%55%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff

100%50%0%67%66%

Sentara Leigh Hospital

National Average

Quietness

Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night

100%50%0%69%60%

Cleanliness

Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean

100%50%0%75%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Jim O'Beirne Jun 23 2021

Review for Dr. Saman

I am grateful for thorough care that Dr Squatrito and Corrie is giving me. I was just diagnosed with my second cancer. I know that I will be given the best care. I am not worried because they will be there for me during my second round of chemo and radiation

Carolyn Minton Jun 23 2021

Review for Dr. Squatrito

Dr Danso is very knowledgeable and thorough. He makes sure he is aware of any changes. He closely monitors all aspects of diagnosis and treatment. Excellent Physician.

Linda Ark Jun 23 2021

Review for Dr. Danso

Great Doctor. I would absolutely recommend him to friends and family. He's been my doctor for years and I've trusted him with my care completely.

Mollie Fennell-Marshall Jun 23 2021

Review for Dr. Squatrito

Dr. Cross is a caring, patient, caregiver who has been following my prostate cancer challenge for several years. His calm and sincere approach has been very much appreciated. I would recommend him to anyone dealing with the same issues as I have. He is wonderful !

Paul Macko Jun 22 2021

Review for Dr. Cross

Location

Sentara Leigh Hospital

830 Kempsville Rd, Norfolk, VA 23502

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