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Thank you for choosing Tidewater Orthopaedics for your care. We take pride in helping patients overcome injuries, relieve pain, and return to active, healthy lifestyles.

In this section, you can read stories from patients we’ve treated about their experiences and recoveries under the specialists care.

Read what patients are saying about Tidewater Orthopaedics.

You can also read what patients are saying about Tidewater Orthopaedics by visiting the doctor profiles.

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Patient Reviews

“Dr. Sablan is excellent to work with. He prepared me well for my surgical experience. My results have been positive to date. The staff have all been courteous and attentive. The staff were excellent. I highly recommend Dr. Sablan and I can’t wait to see the final results from my surgery.”
– Rick F.
Treating Doctor: Nicholas K. Sablan, M.D.
“I always receive professional and courteous service with whoever I see at Tidewater Orthopedics and Dr. Kingston is no exception. I appreciate the kind and courteous visits from all the employees.”
– Janet A.
Treating Doctor: Colin M. Kingston, M.D.
“Dr. Sablan has a great bedside manner. The office is very efficient and answers all of my health questions in a timely manner.”
– Anthony J.
Treating Doctor: Nicholas K. Sablan, M.D.
“Dr. Payne did a great job in repairing both of my shoulders. The PT staff was also amazing. Katie in particular was great to deal with.”
– Bill H.
Treating Doctor: Loel Z. Payne, M.D.
“My experience with Dr. Campolattaro was great. He explained the process of my surgery and assured me that my surgery would go well and as planned. Dr. Campolattaro's assistant, Gabrielle Lanzetta, explained the details of my surgery and recovery. They also recommended a great therapist. Sentara Hospital staff provided great customer service.”
– Ezeal B.
Treating Doctor: Robert M. Campolattaro, M.D.
– Cathy R.
Treating Doctor:
“Professional and caring attitude. A hands on provider that knows his stuff. I would highly recommend Dr McCarthy.”
– Alvin W.
Treating Doctor: John J. McCarthy III, M.D.
“Dr. Kingston is very knowledgeable, professional, and helpful in my diagnosis and treatment. The therapy group did outstanding work in rehabilitating my knee. They were patient, professional, very courteous, and fun to work with. I was completely satisfied and quite impressed with my experience at Tidewater Orthopaedics from the beginning to completion.”
– George E.
Treating Doctor: Colin M. Kingston, M.D.
“This is the third time Dr. Campolattaro has performed hand surgery on both my hands for trigger fingers. From my first visit to my last (two weeks ago) my experience with him and the staff has been wonderful. Dr. Campolattaro, Gabby, and his nurse assistant have been kind, gentle, great at explaining what is happening and have a perfect bed side manner. I recommend Tidewater Orthopedic to everyone! I will continue to use them in the future. I still have a couple of fingers that could trigger. I am grateful to have a practice that is dedicated to the well being of its patients, compassion, and their attitudes that show they care.”
– Donna B.
Treating Doctor: Robert M. Campolattaro, M.D.
“Dr. Campolattaro is very caring, and has a great bedside manner! I'm pretty certain most of these surgeries can become routine, but he didn't make me feel that way. He took great care in explaining everything. I felt like a patient should feel, not like I was in an assembly line.”
– Trina C.
Treating Doctor: Robert M. Campolattaro, M.D.