Residents want to ensure they have access to quality health care. The region is home to numerous physicians and specialists. Area hospitals have received countless awards for being leaders in fields such as cancer and cardiac care. As employers, healthcare providers in the region have been recognized nationally as great places to work, most notably for working mothers. Emergency room wait times are minimal and can even be accessed on your smartphone as well as “call ahead.” Below are resources for finding a physician or a hospital that is right for you and your family.
Virginia’s Gateway Region is home to four Level II trauma center hospitals. Level II hospitals offer around-the-clock emergency rooms, operating and laboratory services with specialty on-call physicians. Hospitals in the region include:
- Bon Secours St. Francis
- HCA Johnston-Willis Hospital
- HCA John Randolph Medical Center
- Southside Regional Medical Center
Central Virginia is home to a premier Level I hospital – Medical College of Virginia (MCV) Hospital in Richmond. Ranked the No. 1 hospital in Virginia by U.S. News & World Report and only 30 minutes from the region, MCV offers 24-hour emergency care, ready-to-go operating rooms, and surgical and laboratory staff. MCV also offers subspecialty physicians for cardiac, neurosurgery, radiology and more. MCV/VCU Health System’s research hospital includes the Children’s Hospital of Richmond and Massey Cancer Research Center.
Select a community below to learn more about the healthcare providers in that city or county.
- Chesterfield County
- The City of Colonial Heights
- Dinwiddie County
Dinwiddie County’s closest hospital is Southside Regional Medical Center in Petersburg.
- The City of Hopewell
Hopewell is home to HCA John Randolph Medical Center – a full service hospital noted in 2012 as “Top Performer on Key Quality Measures.”
- The City of Petersburg
Southside Regional Medical Center in Petersburg is less than 5 years old, and is recognized nationally for its cardiac care center. SRMC serves the entire region.
- Prince George County
Southside Regional Medical Center and John Randolph Medical Center service this community.
- Surry County
- Sussex County
Sussex is serviced by Southside Regional Medical Center in Petersburg.