Provide the highest quality of care to patients while training in general surgery in an academic and clinical environment and improving medical care through basic science and clinical research.
What sets us apart?
Where you'll train
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, the core hospital for residency education, is the region's major tertiary care hospital and only Level I trauma center. The facililty receives 30,000 annual ambulatory care center visits, 43,000 annual emergency room visits and nearly 2,400 annual General Surgery outpatient clinic visits. The General Surgical Service includes a professorial service, managed by the chief resident. This service admits the private patients of our full-time faculty as well as indigent patients. This service also includes a private service, managed by a senior resident. There are clinical rotations available in each of the surgical subspecialties.
Sentara Leigh Hospital
Sentara Leigh Hospital, located in Norfolk, is a 250-bed acute care facility. Residents on the surgical service treat private patients, giving them a broad educational and clinical experience in the field of general surgery, as well as in endocrine surgery and non-cardiothoracic surgery. Junior residents learn principles of surgery, including pre- and post-operative care; perform minor surgical procedures; and assist in major operations. Chief residents have extensive operative experience under faculty supervision.
Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters
Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters is the only freestanding children's hospital in Virginia. Among the services at CHKD are a 28-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, an eight-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, an 18-bed Adolescent Unit, a 10-bed Infectious Disease Unit and emergency room facilities. The hospital sees more than 6,100 annual inpatient admission, more than 148,000 annual outpatient specialty and surgical clinic visits and 43,000 Emergency Department visits. Residents train at CHKD in neonatal and pediatric surgery.
Sentara Princess Anne Hospital
Sentara Princess Anne Hospital is a 160-bed acute care hospital that serves southern Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and northeastern North Carolina. Sentara Princess Anne Hospital, in partnership with Bon Secours Virginia, brings together quality clinical outcomes, experienced physicians, award-winning patient safety initiatives, advanced technology and patient-centered care to benefit patients. The surgical services department consists of seven operation rooms, two endoscopy suites, two procedure rooms, sterile processing, a nine-bed post-anesthesia care unit and a 36-room pre- and post-surgery care unit.
Hampton Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC)
The Hampton VAMC has 142 acute beds in medicine, surgery, psychiatry and neurology, 234 extended care beds in intermediate medicine, palliative (hospice) care, spinal cord injury and nursing home care and a 294-bed rehabilitative residential care domiciliary for a total of 670 operating beds. A teaching hospital providing a full range of patient care services, Hampton VAMC features state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research. First-year residents train at the VAMC in endoscopy.
“Our surgeons, providers, nurses and staff pledge to show compassion, to listen and to care in the most technologically advanced environment available in medicine today.”