Philip John Gentlesk , MD

Cardiovascular Disease

(757) 252-9365

Sentara Medical Group
301 Riverview Ave Ste 700
Norfolk, VA 23510


Dr Gentlesk received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University in Stanford, California in 1991 and his medical degree from Georgetown University in Washington, DC in 1997. He then joined the US Army and completed Internal Medicine residency at Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia, Cardiology fellowship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC and finally Cardiac Electrophysiology fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After completion of training in 2004, he served at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas as a staff Cardiologist and Cardiac Electrophysiologist. As a Lieutenant Colonel, he served as Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology. Additionally, he served in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom as the intensive care medical director for a combat support hospital and senior cardiology consultant for the Iraq combat theater. He deployed a second time as a medical consultant with a combat unit in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. He was decorated for his service with numerous medals to include the Meritorious Service Medal and the Bronze Star Medal. He has been involved in medical education to include serving as a core training staff for cardiology fellowship programs and as an Assistant Professor of Medicine with the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences. He has been active in research with multiple publications in peer reviewed journals on topics to include ablation strategies and outcomes, sudden cardiac death and device based therapy. After his honorable discharge from the US Army in 2010, he joined Cardiology Consultants, Ltd as a staff Cardiac Electrophysiologist. He is board certified in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Cardiovascular Diseases. He has been recognized as a fellow in the American College of Cardiology and the Heart Rhythm Society. Dr Gentlesk’s area of interest remains in heart rhythm management to include catheter ablation of arrhythmias such as atrial fibrillation, and all facets of cardiac device management.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 24 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: Georgetown University School Of Medicine

Graduation Date: in 1997

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Chesapeake Regional Medical Center
  • Sentara Leigh Hospital

Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • Anthem Pathway X Tier Hosp HealthKeepers DirectAccess VA
  • Anthem Pathway X Tiered Hospital and Dental Prime MRF
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Select
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CareFirst Maryland POS
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Southern Health PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • MD IPA/Optimum Choice HMO/Preferred POS
  • Optima Health OptimaFit Direct HMO
  • Optima Health OptimaFit Select HMO
  • Optima Vantage HMO
  • Pathway X Tiered Hospital and Dental Prime
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Gentlesk's Office Information

Fax: (757) 796-2721
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:30 AM-5:00 PM

Doctor Gentlesk's Other Office Information

Sentara Cardiology Specialists
300 Medical Pkwy Ste 120
Chesapeake, VA 23320
(757) 547-2233

Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:


Jordan & Associates Ob/Gyn
111 Medical Pkwy Ste 300
Chesapeake, VA 23320
(757) 436-2424

Fax:(757) 743-6662
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:


Fax:(757) 730-1718
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM