55+ Communities Near the Best Hospitals in Florida

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Good medical care can be surprisingly hard to find, and proximity to outstanding hospitals and doctors is becoming more and more important for Florida residents who are 55+. U.S. News & World Report recently listed the best hospitals in Florida, which was no easy feat considering the state has more than 250 of them.

Patients want a skilled and caring staff, a comfortable and safe environment, and access to experts and options when they find themselves in a hospital. These top five hospitals in Florida provide all of that and more, and it’s not hard to find a place to leave nearby.

Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville – Jacksonville, FL

The best hospital in Florida is Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, which is no surprise since the Mayo Clinic is the number-one ranked hospital nationwide. The Jacksonville campus is nationally ranked in six specialties, including geriatrics, cardiology, and cancer. It also has an excellent patient safety record and serves as a teaching hospital.

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Tampa General Hospital – Tampa, FL

Tampa General Hospital employees more than 8,000 doctors, nurses, and support staff and serves as a teaching hospital for the University of South Florida. Located in downtown Tampa, it’s ranked second in Florida and is home to one of the leading burn centers in the state. Founded in 1927, Tampa General specializes in integrative medicine, cardiac care, and cancer treatment.

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UF Health Shands Hospital – Gainesville, FL

Part of the University of Florida health system, UF Health Shands Hospital is ranked third on the list of best hospitals in Florida. Patients receive care from 900 expert physicians and 9,000 nurses and support staff. Adult specialties include geriatrics, pulmonology, and diabetes treatment. It’s a teaching hospital for students and residents attending the University of Florida.

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Cleveland Clinic Florida – Weston, FL

Just outside of Miami is Florida’s fourth-best hospital, Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston. They have recently expanded their facilities and added campuses in Wellington and Coral Springs. Cleveland Clinic Florida operates as a general medical hospital and surgical center. Its areas of expertise include orthopedics and gastroenterology. Many patients seek treatment here for GI surgery.

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Florida Hospital – Orlando, FL

Orlando has been growing explosively in the last 10 years, and it’s home to Florida Hospital, one of the most innovative medical centers for acute care. Florida Hospital has served the Orlando community and the entire state of Florida for over 100 years. It will soon be known as AdventHealth. Florida Hospital gets high-performing marks in areas such as geriatrics and diabetes care.

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