Hospital Directory Featured

8:00pm EDT May 26, 2009

Bayfront Medical Center
701 6th St. S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
(727) 823-1234
Sue G. Brody, President and CEO
About Bayfront Medical Center has grown to one of the area’s leading providers in trauma care. More specifically, Bayfront is home to the only trauma center in Pinellas County and its Bayflite medical emergency helicopter fleet serves the surrounding 15-county region. Besides trauma, the hospital has positioned itself to serve in areas of rehabilitation, women’s and infant care, and cancer care.
Year founded 1906
Key services Level-two trauma center, cancer center, level-three perinatal center, level-two nursery for high-risk obstetrics


Bay Pines VA Medical Center
10000 Bay Pines Blvd.
Bay Pines, FL 33744
(727) 398-6661
Wallace M. Hopkins, Director
About In 2007, Bay Pines VA Medical Center received full accreditation from the Joint Commission in long-term care, home care and mental health programs. The hospital’s specialty services include chronic wound care, cardiology, psychiatry and substance abuse. Bay Pines VA Medical Center’s services are available to more than 94,000 veterans in a 10 county area in west central Florida.
Year founded 1933
Key services Chronic wound care, cardiology, surgery, intensive care units, psychiatry


Largo Medical Center
201 14th St. S.
Largo, FL 33770
(727) 588-5200
Richard Satcher, President and CEO
About Largo Medical Center has repeatedly been named to the list of the Top 100 Hospitals by USA Today for overall care. The designation comes from the hospital’s services in cardiovascular, orthopedic, stroke care and intensive care. Largo Medical Center also is one of the newest hospitals in the area, being built in 1978, and the only one with all private patient rooms.
Year founded  1978
Key services Heart center, orthopedic pavilion, cancer center, spine care center, diabetes center


Morton Plant Hospital
300 Pinellas St.
Clearwater, FL 33756
(727) 462-7000
Hal Ziecheck, Chief operating officer
About Since opening in 1916 as the first hospital in northern Pinellas County, Morton Plant Hospital has become a provider of highly technical and specialized care to more than 50,000 patients annually. The hospital gets its name from billionaire Morton Freeman Plant who helped found the hospital.
Year founded  1916
Key services Cardiology, cancer, women’s services, orthopedics/neuroscience, behavioral health


St. Anthony’s Hospital
1200 Seventh Ave. N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33705
(727) 825-1100
William G. Ulbricht, President
About St. Anthony’s Health Care has positioned itself to become a specialty hospital in three areas. Recent additions to the hospital include a center for robotic surgery, the Minimally Invasive Skull Base Institute and a breast center. St. Anthony’s also is home to the only adult inpatient psychiatric facility in Tampa Bay. Founded in 1931, it’s one of the nine BayCare Health System hospitals.
Year founded 1931
Key services Cancer care, cardiovascular services, emergency services, stroke, surgery


St. Joseph’s Hospital
3001 W. Dr. M.L. King Jr. Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 870-4000
Isaac Mallah, President and CEO
About St. Joseph’s Hospital is the largest among BayCare Health System’s nine hospitals in the Tampa Bay region. Since its founding in 1934, St. Joseph’s has become an advanced institution in medical technology and surgery. Its Centers of Excellence include the Advanced Center for Atrial Fibrillation as well as the cancer, neuroscience and heart institutes.
Year founded 1934
Key services Cancer, neuroscience and heart centers


Tampa General Hospital
1 Tampa General Circle
Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 844-7000
Ronald A. Hytoff, President and CEO
About As the primary teaching hospital for the University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa General Hospital has become a leading provider of multiple medical services in the region. The hospital has the region’s only level-one trauma center and regional burn center, and it is one of the busiest solid organ transplant centers in the country.
Year founded 1927
Key services Level-one trauma center, regional burn center, solid organ transplant center, inpatient rehabilitation center


University Community Hospital — Medical Center
3100 E. Fletcher Ave.
Tampa, FL 33613
(813) 971-6000
Larry Archbell, CEO
About Started by a group of Tampa businessmen in 1968, University Community Hospital has grown from a 208-bed facility to 431. The hospital is also the home of five Centers of Excellence, focusing on areas of major disease, cancer treatment, women’s health, pediatrics, diabetes management and orthopedics. University Community Hospital is one of four hospitals in the University Community Health system.
Year founded  1968
Key services Cancer care, diabetes treatment, orthopedics, pediatrics, women’s health