Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital

69%

Patients that would definitely recommend

1% lower than the national average

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital is a medical facility located in Virginia Beach, VA. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™.

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

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

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 worse than expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

1 rating was better than expected

10 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Appendectomy

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Defibrillator Procedures

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

2023

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gynecologic Procedures

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Hysterectomy

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Prostate Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Peripheral Vascular Bypass

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

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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66%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

3% lower than the national average

69%

Would definitely recommend

1% lower than the national average

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%75%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%76%78%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%57%66%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%59%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%86%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%50%52%

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%57%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%67%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Pinkos was attentive, asked appropriate questions and provided feedback too address my concern. No other doctor gave me the options that he did.

Jack Tipton Feb 25 2024

Review for Dr. Pinkos

Just had my final visit to complete my shoulder surgery in July 2023. This was my 3rd surgery on the same shoulder; the previous 2 were done at the VA hospital. This time all of the correct repairs were made and my recovery was much smoother than before. Great team all around!

Steven Scoville Feb 23 2024

Review for Dr. Griffin

My appointment was on time and Jennifer has a great manner communicating with me, which makes me feel at ease and listens to what I have to say. I

Tim Futrell Feb 23 2024

Review for Dr. Blackwood

My annual appointment went incredibly well. This was my first appointment with Dr Duguay and she was like an old friend: personable (yet professional), kind, caring and has a good sense of humor. She never rushed, asked excellent questions, and listened respectfully. She answered my medical concerns...

Feb 21 2024

Review for Dr. Duguay

My visit went well and I knew Doctor Campbell was prepared to answer all of my questions and have some recommended for my upcoming knee surgery. I have complete confidence with his surgical ability and his pre op and post op follow up. I will soon have my 3rd orthopedic surgery with Dr Campbell and...

M Brown Feb 20 2024

Review for Dr. Campbell

Location

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital

1060 First Colonial Rd, Virginia Beach VA 23454

CallDirections

(757) 395-8000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital located?

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital is located at 1060 First Colonial Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23454. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital has been awarded with America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ in the past two years.

Is Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital highly rated with patients?

66% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 13 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital profile..

How does Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

1060 First Colonial Rd

Virginia Beach, VA 23454

Directions

(757) 395-8000