UF Health Shands, UF Health’s private, not-for-profit hospital system based in Gainesville, includes seven hospitals:
UF Health Shands Hospital is also home to a state-designated Level I trauma center, a Level IV neonatal intensive care unit, a regional burn center and an emergency air and ground transport program. The system also comprises a network of outpatient rehabilitation centers and a home health agency.
A medical staff of more than 1,200 UF College of Medicine faculty and community physicians provides care in over 100 specialty and subspecialty medical areas, from primary care to highly specialized and complex care.
UF Health Shands has affiliations with community hospitals located in Lake City, Live Oak and Starke. Affiliate relationships throughout the state expand clinical programs, research and education efforts.
Our commitment to deliver the highest-quality, safest patient care possible is reflected in our clinical outcomes and the national recognition we consistently earn among the nation’s Top 50 best adult and children’s hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report. UF Health Shands Hospital has the most ranked programs of any hospital in Florida. Hospitality and service are hallmarks of our patients’ experience. Our engaged employees operate with the belief that we can make a positive impact with every interaction to create an environment where people feel acknowledged, understood, safe and valued.