Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital

75%

Patients that would definitely recommend
5% higher than the national average

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

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

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2019)

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

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2018)

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

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

An event relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

13 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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Hospital Quality

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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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74%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
5% higher than the national average

75%

Would definitely recommend
5% higher 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%79%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%79%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%67%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%68%66%

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%62%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%67%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Good is absolutely wonderful! She is professional, knowledgeable, and caring. I wouldn't replace her! God bless her!

S. Tiggle Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Goode

T. OConnell Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Hudson

Very nice to talk to and he is willing to answer all questions. Very personable and knowledgeable.

Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Cross

I have worked with Dr. Johnson both as a Nurse in the ICU and as a patient. He is an excellent physician, very knowledgable and caring. He's a good listener and easy to talk with. I highly recommend Dr. Johnson

Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

KRichardson Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Waters

Dr. Payne has performed several knee procedures on me over the last 20 years as well as repair to a ankle Fx. He is most kind and professional. He cares deeply about his patients pre and post care. His bedside manner is wonderful! I have recommended him to my friends!

Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Payne

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Sherwood

Dr. Michael Cannon is the first and only rheumatologist with whom I've had an appointment. He is well versed in his profession and gave me a thorough examination to give me a diagnosis.

Jo R Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Cannon

Dr. Parks is incredibly knowledgeable and an excellent clinician. She is very compassionate and attentive. Highest recommendation.

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Parks

Mary L. Barrett Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Taylor

He is a caring doctor who wants the best for his patients.

Cherie Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Dandalides

Very attentive, caring and knowledgeable. Takes time to really listen and pursue options. Goes above and beyond to help.

R Maddrey Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Anjum

LEROY WHITEHURST Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Vincent

Dr. Robinson was very clear and direct with my care. He spent a good deal of time with me and did not rush to get out of the room. I thought he took the appropriate time and was very clear with all my options.

Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Robinson

Dr.Kanter is a great person.He's never to busy to explain everything to his patients. We respect him and know he is very in tune with us.

Susan Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Kanter

After breaking my wrist badly and displacing the bone the ER referred me to Dr Profer. No problem getting the necessary appt. I liked him immediately as he was so personable as well as informative. Any follow up appointments were handled professionally and timely.

Jean Hurston Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Proffer

Dr Fenderson has been our Physision for many years. One of his best attributes is that he listens to what you say and acts on it. We will miss him greatly.

Lee and Dave Capwell Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Fenderson

Very companionate and knowledgeable. Had left hip replacement. Excellent results

Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Lambert III

I am the third member of my family to see Dr. Rayno for various foot problems. We have all been very satisfied with our outcomes. Dr. Rayno is very straight-forward. He will advise you and explain exactly what he needs to have you do.

S D Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Rayno

Dr. Zuniga is caring and thorough. She has been my primary physician for many years and I value her judgment and attentiveness!

Gail Theriault Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Zuniga

Visit concerned heart functioning, resulting in recommendation for a pacemaker. Currently conducting labs.

Susan Callnin Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Kanter

I highly recommend Dr. Steven Dandalides to everyone. He is professional, caring, and knows all the information about gastroentology.

Frances Mariconda Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Dandalides

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Kanter

John Say Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Fenderson

All around great. Dr. Han is not my normal doctor but she was terrific none the less. A++

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Han

Last visit with him, hes retiring. I have been a patient for 42 years. I hate thinking about finding someone I trust like I trust him. Hes an amazing person and I am sad hes leaving but happy for him to retire.

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Fenderson

She is patient and thorough and kind. Best doctor in town!

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Hart

Worthen Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Carter

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Robinson

Dr.Dandelides listens intently and follows through. He is thorough and remembers previous issues. He does his homework and research. He is dedicated and won’t give up until you are comfortable as possible or healthy.

Tiffany Manning Byrum Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Dandalides

I have had three surgeries with Dr. O'Connell and I trust his opinion and his vast experience in shoulder problems. I have recommended Dr. O'Connell to several of my friends who have also been pleased with their treatment.

L. A. Murden, Jr. Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. O'Connell

Want to thank Dr. Moore for surgically repairing my Achilles. He complete diagnosis providing the extent of the procedure and expected recovery. Thanks again.

Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Moore

Dr. Chad Manke diagnosed and performed surgery replacing my left shoulder. His work is superb, care is thorough, and he is an easy and pleasant doctor to communicate with. As a 70 yr. old, I would recommend him without reservations! Great Doc!

Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Manke

Dr. Payne did my hip replacement. He listened well to my explanations and answered all my questions fully. The entire process was smooth and I was very impressed by the continuous communication. I highly recommend him!

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Payne

HR evaluation and surgery. Dr. Moore is friendly, competent and caring. He did a great job on my HR surgery and follow-up has been excellent. I highly recommend him!

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Moore

Dr. Kanter is wonderful. He was very thorough and happy to answer questions. That is something very rare these days and I will definitely be coming back !!??

Pam Herman Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Kanter

Liked him very much. Good reputation. Pleasant, kind professional.

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Moscoso

It was very pleasant everyone was polite and communicated with me He explained everything to me so i would understand He was very pleasant.

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Dandalides

I was pleased with my visit with Dr Han. She was very prompt and it was helpful as I am in a retirement community which prevents me from attending a visit to doctors office. I would do that again.

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Han

Very well satisfied and well informed. Very nice to talk to and she explained all the details .

Zenaida Sabater Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Zuniga

Dr. Is a compassionate and up to date cardiologist. His patient care is meticulous. I would not hesitate to recommend him.

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Kanter

Professional and knowledgeable

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Han

My husband crushed his elbow. Dr Manke put him back together, and it healed beautifully. He gave us the facts, explained how he was going to fix it, and then guided us through his recovery. I highly recommend Dr Manke.

The Morans Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Manke

What a great experience I had in the doctor’s office this morning! I wasn’t expecting it but that’s exactly how I felt after I left Dr. Repole this morning! She gets it, she understands and takes the time to listen to what you’re saying! I was so relieved to finally find a doctor I can talk to!!

Lynda Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Repole

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Olds

Danny Small Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Campbell

Braeden Miller Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Lambert III

I have had two surgery events with him outstanding results, recommended him to friend for repair of bad surgery and she loved him. He’s outstanding!

T Honan Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Berger

Very thorough, caring and compassionate

Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Chidester

Dr. Woods was my husband’s family doctor and when we had a baby he saw our son until he was 18. Dr. Woods is the best doctor! He takes time with his patients and answers any concerns you may have.

Yvette Shelor Jun 14 2020

Review for Dr. Woods

She has been my physician for over 15 years. She listens well. Explains options and pros and cons. You never feel rushed that she needs to go to another patient.

David B. Jun 14 2020

Review for Dr. Zuniga

Dave of Virginia Beach Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Gershon

Jun 12 2020

Review for Tammis Seipel

Very kind & compassionate. Tries to listen to me, the patient. He has always done what's in my best interest, not the norm or based on someone else.

S.B. Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Kanter

Caring and knowledgeable. Easy to deal with, always upbeat and personable.

Bruce and Sandra Kastel Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Kanter

I had a telehealth visit with Dr Han for the 1st time and it was good look. Looking for future visits.

Keep up the good work Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Han

Minimal wait, Social distancing is practice in the office. The staff are all very nice and friendly. My doctor is very thorough.

Amy Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Hart

Very thorough and compassionate.

Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Han

Dr Kanter is extremely professional but at the same time he cares deeply for his patients. He never rushes and takes all the time needed to treat heart problems. Not only is he the best specialist I have had, he makes his patients comfortable in his presence!!!

Jeffrey Watson Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Kanter

John Lucas Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Fenderson

Dr Davis has been my family doc for a lot of years and there is a reason for that. He and his staff are simply fantastic. They are thorough and they care. In my opinion you will not find a finer family medical practice.

Rob Chapman Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Davis

Dr Zuniga carries a high degree of professionalism in every thing that she does. I am extremely pleased with being her patient. I would recommend her to anyone.

Thomas Loyd Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Zuniga

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Robinson

The best of the best.

jim burke Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Asuncion

Professional; a bit too fast in getting thru the appt., and likes to give short answers vs. detailed ones. But basically a job well done a year post surgery.

Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Campbell

Dr Dandalides was the Dr who determined that I had severe Crohn's Disease. He has been an excellent Dr who has effectively taken care of me. I have been a patient of his since 2011.

Iris Whidbee Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Dandalides

I am a longtime patient of Dr Dandalides and over this extended time, I have always received excellent care. I trust him with my life and I take his recommendations very seriously. I look forward to maintaining my patient -doctor relationship with Dr Dandalides for a long time.

Ezio DiBelardino Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Dandalides

Bwhedbee Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

Love Dr D and his staff. Best eye doc ever. Always willing to work me in at a moments notice.

Bill Jun 07 2020

Review for Dr. Delianides

Very nice Dr and helps me with any questions I have

Diligan Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Dizon

Doctor Rosenfeld does not listen to his patients needs. This doctor is very passive and not empathetic. He was sooo rough during my cystoscopy and disregard my pain during the procedure. I also had other issues he didn’t address I will never go here again.

Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Rosenfeld

From the first visit to my last I felt comfortable with Dr. Griffin as well as his staff. Everyone was extremely professional, knowledgeable and courteous. I would highly recommend Dr. Griffin to anyone needing this type of service.

Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Griffin

Answered all my concerns about recent prescription change

Davina Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Hart

I just love Dr Davis. He actually listens and takes action to help with whatever is going on with my health. He has a great staff and they work well together.

Linda Bell Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Davis

Dr. Hart is always very thorough and caring with me. I always get all of my questions answered. I feel like she cares about what happens to me. I recently had a virtual visit with her and got the same attention as an in person exam.

Arlene Rusnak Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Hart

Very friendly and thorough. Office visits aren’t a challenge as both times I visited he was late more than 50 minutes for my appointment. Staff was friendly but did not provide any communication during my wait. I had to leave my room to ask when I would see the doctor. Everything else was good.

Dan Hay Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Moscoso

One word GREAT!

Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Fenderson

Dr.Kanter has been a life saver! He performed a procedure for me 20 years ago that changed my life forever! I will always be indebted to him forever! Thank you so much!!!!

Karen Vess Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Kanter

Dr. Kurtz is by far the best doctor I've ever had. What a caring, concerned and competant doctor. She takes all the time needed to explain things thoroughly. She even emailed me once to see how I was doing. I will certanly miss her and would love to be her patient again.

Langdon Hagen-Long Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Kurtz

long409 Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Petersen

Brittany Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. O'Connell

I was referred to Dr. Petersen because I am having trouble breathing. This was my first visit to this office and I have to say I really like her. Very thorough, took time explaining everything to me so I understand. Getting tests done quickly. Highly recommend Dr. Petersen! Thank you so much!

patricia coates Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Petersen

Smartest Dr. I've ever met!

May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Han

I have had retinal detachments in both eyes, twice in each eye. She saved my vision. I know I am very lucky that my vision was saved completely. I also worked in healthcare, and being able to see is part of what I need to do my job in the operating room. She truly cares, I am forever grateful.

Gordon M. May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Carney

I have been seeing Dr. Zuniga for years and she is hands down the best doctor there is. Dr. Zuniga is very compassionate and takes the time to treat you, she will treat you like a person not a chart. The office staff is amazing as well.

Margaret May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Zuniga

Great visit! Dr. Fenderson is always kind and gentle. He conveys professional.advice in a clear, concise manner. He offers sympathy to life’s ups and downs, but also provides his knowledge to help me correct my own health care short comings. For 30 years he has been there for me and my family.

Patrick Stimson May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Fenderson

Dr. ZUNIGA is the top most professional caring doctor in the medical field. She explains an examines throughly. Excellent in patient to doctor contact. She’s always concerned about her patients and is always friendly. Their is no other like Dr. ZUNIGA, I’ve been a patient of hers over 25 years.

Bridget Lockett May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Zuniga

May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Robinson

Dr. Griffin took me in after 2 failed surgeries with another dr. He was able to fix me shoulder in 1 final surgery. He explained everything and was very helpful and kind during the process. He has fixed me so that I full movement and no pain. Thank you so much Dr. Griffin.

Debra Hottle May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Griffin

The "treatment" my sister received by this physician and his staff was unacceptable and inhumane. She passed away in unnecessary pain. Why become a healthcare provider if you don't have compassion for the people you're treating?

May 28 2020

Review for Dr. McCollum

Dr. Peterson is a very professional physician. She talked to me in lay terms and explained everything to me and gave suggestions on my condition.

Alice Stanley May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Petersen

Fabulous care.

May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Broome

Amazing man. He replaced my husband’s hip and it’s been great for him. He is also very compassionate towards family members and answered all my questions... and didn’t mind doing so. If I ever have issues he will absolutely be the doctor for me!

GiGi May 26 2020

Review for Dr. Jacobson

I have been going to Dr. Sun for over 20 years. He is the best of the best. Great bedside manner and gives 100% to his patients. I greatly appreciate everything him and his staff do to make our lives more manageable.

May 25 2020

Review for Dr. Sun

My husband and I have been patients of Dr. Robert Blackwood for the last 10 years. Dr. Blackwood and his staff are very professional, knowledgeable, caring and friendly. Thank you Dr. Blackwood and Nicole Horn, PA-C, for keeping us healthy throughout those 10 years. Best family care provider!

Rufina B. May 24 2020

Review for Dr. Blackwood

Bob Nichols May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Kanter

Location

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital

1060 First Colonial Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23454