Wednesday, August 10, 2022

The best cardiac care is closer than you think.

Choosing a hospital in the Sentara network means access to some of the nation’s top cardiologists.


Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center is proud to serve our community. This modern medical center has 145 licensed beds, is a Certified Primary Stroke Center and treats patients using the latest healthcare treatments and technologies.

Our cardiologists provide expert access locally, and they are part of the same team that trains and delivers care at Sentara Heart Hospital – bringing nationally-ranked heart care to our backyard.

In rare instances when additional care is needed for certain critical or complex cardiac interventions, that’s when our patients benefit from the connection to Sentara Heart Hospital.


Sentara Heart Hospital

U.S. News & World Report ranked Sentara Heart Hospital number 24 in the nation for cardiac care (in a list of 620 hospitals), and is the site of the only nationally ranked heart program in Virginia. Our patients receive the highest quality of care, access to the top cardiac specialists and the most cutting-edge techniques and technologies.

“Staying within the Sentara system offers many benefits to patients,” says Kerry Prewitt, M.D., an interventional cardiologist at Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center. “Including some of the best doctors and the best outcomes for any cardiac condition.

If a patient’s care is transitioned to Sentara Heart Hospital, I know that they will have the best outcome possible,” says Kerry Prewitt, M.D., an interventional cardiologist at Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center.

“The high volume of cardiac procedures performed at Sentara Heart Hospital correlates to better outcomes, due to the frequency that these specialized procedures are performed.”

The hospital not only performs a high volume of procedures, but the physicians – who also deliver care in Williamsburg – are involved in the latest clinical research and trials of new drugs, procedures and protocols.


Sentara eCare®

Besides the benefits of being treated at a nationally ranked hospital, there are also benefits to staying within the Sentara Healthcare system. With Sentara eCare®, the Sentara electronic medical record system, your medical record will be immediately available to the physicians at Sentara Heart Hospital. They will see your historical health records, and will add any new information to this same record. These are always available to any Sentara provider, from Sentara Cardiology Specialists to Sentara Medical Group primary care. This connection of care provides you with seamless and comprehensive care.

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