Southside Regional HospitalResidents 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.

Healthcare Providers


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:

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.

Local Resources

Select a community below to learn more about the healthcare providers in that city or county.

Chesterfield County

Chesterfield is home to Bon Secours St. Francis--which includes a brand new, free standing emergency department at Watkins Center in Midlothian--and HCA Johnston Willis Hospital.

The City of Colonial Heights

Colonial Heights welcomed Patient First in 2011 and JenCare in 2012, and is close to both HCA John Randolph Medical Center and Southside Regional Medical Center.

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

Surry’s closest hospital, Sentara, in Williamsburg, is accessed via the Jamestown Ferry. HCA John Randolph Medical Center in Hopewell also services the residents of Surry County.

Sussex County

Sussex is serviced by Southside Regional Medical Center in Petersburg.