World-class healthcare is widely available in Greater Gainesville. The University of Florida Shands, North Florida Regional Medical Center and the Malcolm Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center all offer unparalleled health care, in addition to countless private and specialty clinics in the area.
With 13 primary care locations across Greater Gainesville and over 1,300 providers in more than 100 specialties, UF Health offers a continuum of care. At the end of 2017, UF Health opened its new $415 million specialty hospital that will provide concentrated neurologic, neurosurgical, heart and vascular services for patients with complex health conditions.
UF Health is tied for top adult hospital in Florida, according to U.S. News & World Report. U.S. News also recognized UF Health Children’s Hospital as one of the nation’s best hospitals for children in nine medical specialties, seven of which are the highest ranked in Florida.
For 43 years, NFRMC has been focused on enriching the community through dedicated, compassionate healthcare. NFRMC is a 432-bed, full-service, medical and surgical acute care center, leading the way with advanced procedures and minimally-invasive surgery, cutting edge technologies, cardiovascular care, orthopedics and cancer care.
The Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center serves veterans from the Panhandle to Jacksonville and from southern Georgia and to just north of Orlando. It is one of the busiest VA medical centers in the country. The VA’s presence in Greater Gainesville includes 30 locations for clinics and offices. The Honors Center, located in East Gainesville, provides services for homeless veterans, including job and life skills training.