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Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is easy on the Virginia Peninsula – an area packed with some of the finest medical resources in the country. Three outstanding health systems supply a comprehensive list of services and programs, while innumerous clinics and physician practices offer a range of specialties and subspecialties.

Riverside Health System – Riverside Health System stands as the Peninsula’s most comprehensive healthcare provider, operating numerous locations throughout the region and its surrounding area. In addition to several major hospital campuses, Riverside has established facilities specializing in physical care, rehabilitation, behavioral health, convalescent care, managed care, diagnostics and outpatient care. The system also manages three retirement communities in the area.

Riverside hospitals serving the Virginia Peninsula area include:
• The 450-bed Riverside Regional Medical Center, Newport News
• The 67-bed Riverside Walter Reed Hospital, Gloucester
• The 50-bed Riverside Rehabilitation Institute, Newport News
• The 127-bed Riverside Behavioral Health Center, Hampton Roads

Riverside Health System has served the Virginia Peninsula since 1916, and has since garnered numerous awards for its programs, services and facilities.

The Peninsula Leader in Emergency Care – The Emergency Department and Level II Trauma Center responds to more than 57,000 emergencies annually. Riverside’s ED/Trauma Center features 42 private rooms and the prompt, efficient care and excellent quality you expect from Riverside.

Heartfelt Care – From interventional cardiology to open heart surgery to cardiac rehabilitation, the Heart Center puts the newest technologies into action every day. An expanding scope of services, mobile technologies and the progressive thinking of talented cardiac physicians combine to bring unmatched excellence in heart medicine.

Sentara Healthcare – Sentara Healthcare has certainly grown from its start as a 25-bed hospital in Norfolk in 1888. Today, the system operates more than 100 sites, including: seven acute care hospitals, nine outpatient centers, seven nursing centers, three assisted living centers, nine advanced imaging centers and the Sentara Medical Group, which is equipped with 380 primary and multi-specialty care physicians.

Sentara hospitals serving the Virginia Peninsula area include:
• The 224-bed Sentara CarePlex Hospital, Hampton
• The 145-bed Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center, Williamsburg
• Sentara Port Warwick, Newport News

For patient comfort, Sentara CarePlex Hospital features 224 private patient rooms spacious enough to accommodate visitors and equipped with Internet access and entertainment options. An outpatient pharmacy makes prescription pick -up more convenient for patients and family members upon discharge from the emergency department or inpatient stays.

Other features include specialized services in cardiac, vascular and urologic care, along with advanced diagnostic and surgical capabilities, a hospitalist program and one of the state’s busiest emergency departments.

Sentara CarePlex Hospital’s distinctions include:
• Participant in the Sentara Cancer Network, the only accredited cancer network program in Virginia.
• Designation as a Center of Excellence in weight loss surgery.
• Two medical office buildings on campus to provide access to primary care physicians and specialists.
• Home of the region’s only dedicated orthopedic hospital – the Orthopaedic Hospital at Sentara CarePlex.
• The Sentara Center for Health and Fitness, located adjacent to the hospital campus, delivers health and wellness to the community as well as employees.

Sentara CarePlex Hospital operates an outpatient campus in Newport News, called Sentara Port Warwick. This campus provides a wide range of outpatient services, including a free-standing emergency department, advanced imaging services, the Sentara Advanced Vascular Treatment Center and the Dorothy G. Hoefer Comprehensive Breast Center.

As a leader in patient safety programs, Sentara and Sentara CarePlex Hospital focus on attention to detail to keep our patients safe in every aspect.

Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital
In 1952, Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital opened its doors to provide exceptional medical care in the only faith-based hospital on the Peninsula. Since then, our mission has evolved and grown, but one thing has remained constant – the hospital provides the highest quality care using the most innovative procedures and caring health care professionals in the region.

Our hospital offers a wide range of services, including minimally invasive surgery, orthopedic services, The Liver Institute of Virginia and women’s services. Patients choose Bon Secours Mary Immaculate for its award-winning surgical services, which employ the most advanced minimally invasive procedures.

Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital received a 5-star rating for joint replacement from HealthGrades, the leading independent health care ratings organization. Overall orthopedic services at Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital have been ranked in the Top 10 in Virginia for three consecutive years by HealthGrades. Bon Secours Mary Immaculate has been designated a Blue Distinction Center for Orthopedic Excellence for Joint Replacement by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. The hospital demonstrated excellent performance in a number of quality indicators. Bon Secours Surgical Weight Loss Center, Virginia’s top bariatric program. Bon Secours Mary Immaculate offers a technologically-advanced, specialty care nursery to serve our smallest, most fragile patients with the highest quality care available. Bon Secours Mary Immaculate is accredited by the American College of Radiology for CT Scanning and Mammography.

The advanced imaging center at Bon Secours Mary Immaculate recently acquired the Infinia™ Hawkeye™ 4 nuclear scanning system.

Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters
Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters is the facility of choice for pediatric care in southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. Whether a child needs hospitalization, ongoing care for a chronic illness, outpatient surgery or primary care, CHKD Health System provides the staff, facilities and technologies that address the unique demands of childhood.

Since the Norfolk City Union of The King’s Daughters established the hospital in 1961, CHKD has undergone two major renovations and expansions and is now at the heart of a comprehensive system of caring dedicated exclusively to children. And we will always provide care for every child who needs it, regardless of the family’s ability to pay.

Additional Health Care options:
• Hampton Health Department, Hampton
• Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute, Hampton
• Hampton VA Medical Center, Hampton
• Langley Hospital, JBLE at Langley AFB
• McDonald Army Health Center, JBLE at Fort Eustis
• Orthopaedic & Spine Center, Newport News
• Patient First, Hampton and Newport News
• Peninsula Institute for Community Health, Newport News
• Tidewater Physical Therapy, Inc., Newport News

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