Coastal Virginia Magazine’s Complete Guide To The Region’s Medical Centers
Hampton Roads Hospital Guide 2014
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Dealing with emergencies, surgeries and intensive care can be very traumatic. When you or someone you know requires specialized medical attention, it’s not only important to have a good doctor, but a quality hospital as well. Following you will find a comprehensive report of all the hospitals in our area, complete with top programs, awards and ratings.
Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center
3636 High St., Portsmouth, 757-398-2200
Overview: Flagship hospital for Bon Secours Hampton Roads with high-quality imaging services, minimally invasive surgery, orthopedics, heart and vascular services, family birth center, physical rehabilitation, physical therapy, behavioral medicine for chemical dependency and mental illness, and neuroscience institute.
Founded: 1945 to serve shipyard workers. Early mission included caring for polio victims.
Emergency room visits: 73,751
Other programs: Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery with da Vinci robotic surgery options for gynecological, cardiac, urological and general surgeries. Martha W. Davis Cancer Treatment Center offers TrueBeam linear accelerator system—one of most advanced radiotherapy treatment options in the nation; access to clinical trials, support groups and home-care services. Orthopaedic Institute and Surgical Weight Loss Center. Award-winning Heart and Vascular Institute offers minimally invasive cardiac procedures and open-heart surgery.
Awards and accreditations: Chest Association Pain Center certified by Society of Chest Pain Centers, Silver LifeLine Award for STEMI and Stroke Silver Plus Award from American Heart Association, Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence in metabolic and bariatric surgery, Stroke Center accredited as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission.
Electronic medical records: Via MyChart, agreements with Sentara and Veterans Administration medical centers for viewership.
Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center
150 Kingsley Lane, Norfolk, 757-889-5000
Founded: As St. Vincent DePaul Hospital in 1856
Overview: Orthopedics neuroscience, cardiology, advanced radiation therapy, minimally invasive surgeries, comprehensive neurovascular services and surgical weight loss.
ER visits: 43,879
Other programs: Award-winning Heart and Vascular Institute offers minimally invasive procedures for cardiac and thoracic patients and state of the art digital cardiac catch lab. Center for Birth includes region’s only midwifery center. Neuroscience Institute offers access to advanced technology for treating strokes and aneurysms. Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery features comprehensive daVinci robotics program. Cancer Institute includes radiation therapy, high-dose radiation therapy and infusion therapy, and comprehensive chest and lung cancer program.
Awards and accreditations: Stroke Institute accredited as Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission; Midwifery Center received Advocate of the Year Award by Birth Matters Virginia; designated as Blue Distinction Center for Orthopaedic Care by Anthem Blue Shield
Electronic medical records: Via MyChart.
Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital
2 Bernadine Dr., Newport News, 757-886-6000
Founded: As Elizabeth Buxton Hospital in 1906
Overview: Orthopedics, birthing center, surgical weight loss, advanced imaging, heart and vascular, minimally invasive surgery and access to clinical trials.
ER visits: 43,416
Other programs: Liver Institute of Virginia provides highest level of care for treatment of liver disease with access to clinical trials. Hernia Center offers comprehensive hernia treatment with tension-free repairs. Heart and Vascular Institute offers minimally invasive treatment of heart disease and electrophysiology lab for diagnosis and treatment of irregular heartbeats. Orthopaedic Institute offers state-of-the-art surgical techniques including robotic-arm-assisted MAKOplasty partial knee resurfacing.
Awards: Bariatric Center of Excellence in metabolic and bariatric surgery.
Electronic medical records: Via MyChart
Chesapeake Regional Medical Center
736 Battlefield Blvd., Chesapeake, 757-312-8121
Overview: Cancer treatment, orthopedic surgery, bariatric surgery, emergency care, women’s services including breast care and pelvic health, nationally-ranked cardiovascular care, treatment for digestive diseases, sleep medicine, rehabilitation, hyperbaric and wound care, assisted living, home health and hospice.
ER visits: 70,711
Other programs: Sidney M. Oman Cancer Center provides comprehensive cancer care with the most advanced technology available, a radio-surgery services partnership with University of Virginia and Riverside Health System, and a fully dedicated breast center.
Awards and accreditations: Nationally accredited weight loss and sleep centers, Uterine Fibroid Embolization Center of Excellence; Bariatric Center of Excellence; Breast Imaging Center of Excellence; National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers; Breast MRI Accredited Facility; Primary Stroke Seal of Excellence; Accredited Chest Pain Center. Healthgrades 5 Star Ratings in bariatric surgery, maternity care, coronary intervention and abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
What’s New: Robotic-assisted surgery with da Vinci® and MAKOplasty technology; HET System non-surgical hemorrhoid treatment; now offer My Lab so patients can order a variety of diagnostic tests without a physician’s order.
Electronic medical records: Via Paragon