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Welcome to Florida Medical Center! 

Jeffery Welch, CEOOn behalf of our physicians, dedicated colleagues and caring volunteers, I welcome you to the Florida Medical Center website. I hope that you will find this site to be both valuable and informative. While the information provided here is intended to better inform our community about the award-winning services that we offer, I encourage you to visit our facility to learn firsthand why Florida Medical Center is a leading healthcare provider in Broward County.

Florida Medical Center prides itself on a long legacy of cardiac care excellence. From performing the first open-heart surgery in Broward County in 1974, to opening a Heart Valve Clinic and Cardiac Hybrid Operating Suite, The Heart Institute of Florida at Florida Medical Center.

Additionally, Florida Medical Center is a designated Comprehensive Stroke center – which allows us to provide a higher level of stroke care for our patients. We are also recognized as a Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery at our Surgical Weight Loss Center. We offer a wide array of comprehensive services including cardiovascular medicine and surgery. Orthopedics and spine, neurosciences and interventional neurology, imaging and diagnostics, rehabilitation, and outpatient surgery.

I hope that you will take comfort in knowing that our commitment to quality and safety is the number one goal of every colleague and physician of our hospital and it is one that we all strive to accomplish each day. Florida Medical Center was designated with the American Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines Stroke Gold Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus, 2018. Additionally, Florida Medical Center received the following quality awards from Healthgrades, the leading online resource that helps consumers search, compare and connect with physicians and hospitals: five star recipient for the treatment of heart failure for three years (2014 – 2015, 2017).

We continue to enhance our services and community outreach efforts and we hope that you will join us for our complimentary community events and educational seminars that we offer throughout the year. For more information on our events, please feel free to call us at 1-866-498-LIFE (5433).

Our team is honored that you are considering entrusting us with your care and we are committed to every patient who comes through our doors.

Thank you again for visiting our website, and for your interest in Florida Medical Center. If you have any questions while you are reviewing this information or during your stay with us, please feel free to contact me or any member of our team.

Best regards to good health,

Jeffrey Welch
Chief Executive Officer