Local and Regional Medical Facilities
Williamsburg area residents enjoy convenient access to the Sentara Regional Medical Center, located in Williamsburg, along with nearby medical facilities in Norfolk and Richmond, about an hour's drive from Williamsburg. Regional healthcare systems are investing millions of dollars to provide state-of-the-art facilities to the area. In August 2007, Sentara Health System replaced the 45-year-old Williamsburg Community Hospital with Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center, a $96.4 million, five-story medical center with 145 beds.
The $94.5 million, six-story Sentara Heart Hospital in Norfolk opened in February 2008 on Norfolk General Hospital’s campus, offering 112 private inpatient beds.
The Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Health System in Richmond is on the forefront of health care, providing patients with the most progressive treatments and medical technology available.
Hospitals and Health Centers in Hampton Roads is a complete list of healthcare facilities from Virginia Beach to Richmond.
Virginia Health Information
www.vhi.org: Virginia's Home For Cost, Quality, and Efficiency Healthcare Information. VHI is a one-stop shop for information on:
www.padrn.org: The Peninsula Aging & Disability Resource Network, PADRN, is designed to be a simple directory where one can find both public and private providers of long-term support services within the four cities and two counties comprising Virginia’s Peninsula area.
Hospital Compare This tool provides you with information on how well the hospitals care for all their adult patients with certain conditions or procedures. This information will help you compare the quality of care hospitals provide. Talk to your doctor about this information to help you, your family, and your friends make your best hospital care decisions.
Doctors practicing in the Williamsburg area
Doctors practicing in the Newport News area (about 20-30 minutes east of Williamsburg)
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