Sentara Norfolk General Hospital


We perform all weight loss surgeries at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, which has led the region in successful outcomes in many medical treatments and procedures and weight loss surgery is no exception. The surgeons and the hospital are a Center of Excellence through the American College of Surgeons holding Level 1a Certification.

Some of the benefits of having weight loss surgery at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital are:

  • A dedicated unit for weight loss surgery patients. All-private rooms are specially furnished and equipped to create a comfortable, supportive setting.
  • A certified bariatric nurse coordinator who participates in your pre and post surgery education and coordinates your surgery stay. Our nurse coordinator has actually undergone weight loss surgery herself making her a compassionate patient educator and advocate.
  • A team of surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses and other health care providers with specialized training and a successful history of working together.

More information on Sentara Norfolk General Hospital:

The region’s first Magnet Hospital, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, a 525-bed tertiary care facility, is home to the area’s only Level I Trauma Center and burn trauma unit. For 12 straight years, the National Research Corporation has named Sentara Norfolk General Hospital Hampton Roads Consumers Choice award winner.

In 2012, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital was ranked for the 13th time in the U.S. News and World Report‘s America’s Best Hospitals edition for its heart program. Sentara remains the only heart program in the region and only one of two hospitals in Virginia to be ranked by U.S. News & World ReportLearn more about the rankings.

In addition to a first rate cardiac program, the hospital is home to Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance and several dedicated facilities and specialized services.