Quick Facts

  • Awards

    10 Awards

  • Physician Office Systems Recognition Program
  • Patient-Centered Medical Home
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area
  • Top 10 Doctor - City
  • On-Time Doctor Award
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Cardiac Care Recognition Program
  • Regional Top Doctors
  • Heart/Stroke Recognition Program
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health
  • Aetna
  • United Healthcare
  • BCBS Blue Card

Doctors in Sentara Heart Arrhythmia Center

View all physicians that belong to Sentara Heart Arrhythmia Center.

Ratings & Comments

80 ratings with 25 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Sentara Heart Arrhythmia Center when asked is excellent. Sentara Heart Arrhythmia Center has been reviewed by 80 patients. The rating is 4.2 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Sentara Heart Arrhythmia Center as provided by patient reviews is 29 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

3 specialties

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • General Surgery

    A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
    The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
    Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.

  • Vascular Surgery

    Vascular surgeons treat and manage disorders in your veins, arteries and your lymphatic system to ensure blood circulation in your heart and in brain is the best it can be. They're well-versed on how your vascular system works with the rest of your body and they can treat conditions that may cause blockages or buildup.
    They can perform many of the same diagnostic testing as interventional radiologists can, such as angiography and MRIs. In addition to diagnosis, they provide critical care and treatment for aneurysms, artery blockages and trauma injuries that involve your veins. They can also help patients manage diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol as well as treat artery disease. Treatment for more serious cases might include bypass surgery or surgery to remove plaque.

  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University
  • University Of Vermont College Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Sentara Heart Arrhythmia Center is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Chesapeake, VA.

  • Grove City Pediatrics

    Group Practice

    Chesapeake, VA

  • Premiere Primary Care Plc.

    Group Practice

    Chesapeake, VA

  • Urology Associates-Tidewater

    Group Practice

    Chesapeake, VA

Information About Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment. Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like East Boston Neighborhood Health that specializes in internal medicine

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.