About Sovah Health
Sovah Health is a regional health care delivery system comprised of a hospital with two campuses - Danville and Martinsville. In 2017, Danville (formerly Danville Regional Medical Center) and Martinsville (formerly (Memorial Hospitall of Martinsville & Henry County) united to form Sovah Health. Sovah Health has two emergency rooms (ERs), two outpatient imaging centers and over 20 primary and specialty care physician clinics. We serve communities across the piedmont region of Southern Virginia and Northern North Carolina.
Sovah Health's mission is Making Communities Healthier, with the vision of creating places where people choose to come for healthcare, physicians want to practice and employees want to work. We are a member of LifePoint Health, a for-profit hospital network headquartered in Brentwood, TN.
About Sovah Health - Danville
Today, the Danville campus employs 1300 people, has over 175 physicians and allied health professionals and provides over 25 medical specials and 14 surgical services to the community. Sovah Health - Danville has the largest, leading-edge surgical capacity with advanced capabilities (including 13 state-of-the art surgical suites). For a more comprehensive list of services, please click here.
Our Danville campus (Sovah Health - Danville) is a 250 bed academic community hospital with the region's only designated Chest Pain Center & Certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center. The facility has served the community and region for more than 120 years and was formerly known as The Memorial Hospital and Danville Regional Medical Center. Danville has comprehensive surgical services, 24-hour emergency services, a home health & hospice agency, an advanced wound healing center, cardiac rehabilitation center, two cardiac catheterization labs, a one-day surgery center, and medical & radiation oncology services. Other services include full-service radiology, a women’s & children’s center, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitations services, pediatric services, a state-of-the-art critical care unit, psychiatry & behavioral health and laboratory services. The hospital also features a medication administration system with pharmacy robotic and scanning technologies. Sovah Health - Danville has the largest surgical capacity in the area, including 13 surgical suites.
Sovah Health - Danville is an academic teaching site for residents, medical students, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and physician assistants from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Lynchburg College, James Madison University, Elon University, Campbell University, Danville Community College, Averett University, and other colleges.
About Danville & the Surrounding Region
Danville Virginia is a semi-rural southern city located in the Piedmont region of south central Virginia. Danville has all the qualities of small-town charm as well as the assets of a city with a variety of historical, cultural, educational and recreational opportunities. The area, about one-hour drive time from the Blue Ridge Parkway and 4 hours from the Atlantic Ocean beaches, has a mild year-round climate with typical southern summers and rare snowfall in the winter months. Situated on the banks of the Dan River, Danville exceeds expectations, with over 680 acres of parks and trails, 25 athletic fields, 23 playgrounds, 25 picnic sites and shelters, 30 miles of mountain bike trails, 9 miles of Riverwalk Trail, a skate park, a dog park, 2 disc golf courses, a ropes course, a zip line and over 2000 annual programs and events. Local attractions include the Carrington Pavilion, The Danville Science Center, Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History, AAF Tank Museum, The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research, The Farmers Market at the Crossing of the Dan, Danville Braves, Virginia International Raceway and Martinsville Speedway. Danville, VA is enjoying an economic rebirth from a long tradition of historical significance, textile and furniture manufacturing, and agriculture with expanding higher educational institutes, manufacturing, and internet-based businesses. Its 19th century riverfront warehouses are part of the River District development project and include loft residences, restaurants, and shops. Education is an important part of community life. Averett University offers 35 undergraduate degrees and three master’s degrees. Danville Community College offers many educational options, including an affiliation with Old Dominion University.
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