Although Ocala is located only 30-40 miles south of Gainesville, Fl, home of Shands Health Care, there are still two very good hospitals in Ocala as well as a thriving medical community.
A community based hospital in the Middle Keys, Fishermen’s Hospital in Marathon calls itself “The Hospital of Choice for the Florida Keys.”
The Keys is a small community where everyone knows everyone and that’s exactly who Fishermen’s Hospital serves - neighbors, children, and friends.
Port St. Lucie
The St Lucie Medical Center is the main hospital in Port St Lucie Florida. The hospital is located at 1800 SE Tiffany Avenue. This Port St Lucie Hospital has an emergency room and also offers Fast Track Services between 10am and 10pm.
The combination of Shands Health Care and the University of Florida delivers top notch medical care to Gainesville and surrounding areas. Shands is private organization affiliated with the University of Florida.