Major Medical Facilities


The following is a comprehensive list of hospitals, and other healthcare facilities in the Palm Beach and Martin, St. Lucie Counties.


Bethesda Hospital (East and West)

East Campus: 2815 S Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach, FL 33435 | 561-737-7733

West Campus: 9655 W. Boynton Beach Blvd., Boynton Beach, FL 33472 | 561-336-7000

Bethesda Hospital East is a fully accredited, community, not-for-profit hospital offering a full array of healthcare services. Bethesda Hospital East opened its doors in 1959 and for over 50 years, the commitment to preserving its non-profit status has not wavered. It is this commitment to our community that has allowed Bethesda East to grow and become a 401-bed, community, not-for-profit hospital with a mission "to provide quality health services in a caring manner." With 670 physicians in more than 40 areas of specialty, and a hospital staff of more than 2,500 employees, Bethesda Hospital East, and its affiliates, offer a full array of healthcare services including:

  • Comprehensive cancer care

  • Comprehensive cardiovascular services

  • Orthopedics

  • Maternity services including a Level III neonatal intensive care unit

  • Advanced Primary Stroke Center

  • Inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation

  • Wound care and hyperbaric medicine

  • And more.

Bethesda Hospital West is an all new community hospital designed to serve the western communities of South Palm Beach County. The hospital is committed to providing the same high standards of care as Bethesda East. Services offered at Bethesda Hospital West include:

  • A 24-hour Emergency Department with 18 treatment rooms including a Pediatric Emergency Department

  • 4 full service operating room suites for inpatient and outpatient surgery and 2 endoscopy suites

  • General Medical/Telemetry and Surgical Services

  • Full range of Imaging services including: MRI, CT, general radiography, ultrasound, mammography and cardiac stress testing

  • Laboratory and inpatient pharmacy services

  • Respiratory therapy

  • Physical rehabilitation

Special features of Bethesda Hospital West include: a completely electronic medical records system that enables physicians receive test results for their patients in real time, and the Eloise Kimmelman Foundation Center for Interventional Treatment and Research, a state of the art surgical suite offering minimally invasive procedures for endovascular and cardiac care.



Delray Medical Center

5352 Linton Blvd, Delray Beach, FL 33484 | 561-498-4440

For nine years running, the Delray Medical Center has been named one of the 50 Best Hospitals in America by Healthgrades. This 493-bed acute care hospital has 600 doctors, 1,600 employees, and many community volunteers who work hard to maintain the quality of care. As both a community hospital and Level I Trauma Center, Delray Medical Center offers a wide range of care for medical and surgical needs, including cardiac care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, neurosciences, emergency care and more. Delray Medical Center has served Southern Palm Beach County for over 30 years.

It is also a research hospital, offering patients the opportunity to contribute to health care advances by participating in clinical trials and longitudinal studies based on medical record histories.

Delray Medical Center is the recipient of numerous quality awards, including Critical Care Excellence Award, Women’s Health Excellence Award, and has earned a five-star rating for Coronary Bypass Surgery, Heart Attack and Heart Failure treatment for 13 years in a row.



JFK Medical Center

5301 S. Congress Ave., Atlantis, FL 33462 | 561-965-7300

JFK Medical Center, originally named John F. Kennedy Hospital as the first memorial to the 35th president, was founded in 1966 as a community hospital.

Today, JFK Medical Center is a 472-bed acute care medical and surgical facility offering comprehensive services. The center’s level of service and team of professionals rank among the best in the nation, with over 600 physicians, 2,000 healthcare professionals and 250 volunteers. Services include:

  • 24-Hour Emergency Services

  • Cardiovascular Care

  • Cancer Care

  • Breast Care

  • Neurosciences

  • Stroke Care

  • General

  • Minimally Invasive & Robotic Surgery

  • Orthopedic Care

  • Spine Care

  • Bariatrics

  • Sleep Disorders

  • Wound Management

  • Behavioral Health

  • Obstetrics

JFK Medical Center is recognized as a quality hospital with designations by the Joint Commission as a certified primary stroke center, as well as a top rating as one of the 2014 and 2015 Truven Health Top 50 Cardiovascular hospitals in the Country. This prestigious annual award honors hospitals that lead the way with superior performance in cardiovascular service in four key areas: outcomes of care, service-line efficiency, financial performance, and core measures alignment.



Jupiter Medical Center

1210 S Old Dixie Hwy., Jupiter, FL 33458 | 561-263-2234

Jupiter Medical Center is a not-for-profit 327-bed regional medical center consisting of 207 private acute-care hospital beds and 120 long-term care, sub-acute rehabilitation and hospice beds. Award-winning physicians, world-class partnerships and innovative techniques and technology enable Jupiter Medical Center to provide a broad range of services with specialty concentrations in cardiology, oncology, imaging, orthopedics & spine, digestive health, emergency services, lung & thoracic, women’s health, weight management and men’s health.

 Jupiter Medical Center is also home to the Joe Namath Neurological Research Center, and Mount Sinai Heart New York at Jupiter. Founded in 1979, Jupiter Medical Center has approximately 1,500 team members, 575 physicians and 640 volunteers. Jupiter Medical Center continues to perform in the top 10percent of hospitals for patient quality and satisfaction, and is accredited by numerous organizations, including the Joint Commission, the Commission on Cancer, the American College of Radiology, and more.



Lakeside Medical Center

39200 Hooker Hwy., Belle Glade, FL 33430 | 561-996-6571

Lakeside Medical Center opened in 2009 on a 50-acre campus in Belle Glade. The center offers modern technology and all-private patient care in a central location, which serves as a regional health care hub for communities throughout Western Palm Beach County and bordering Lake Okeechobee, including Belle Glade, Pahokee and Palm Bay.

The medical staff is trained in a quality patient care system that revolves around compassion and understanding, as well as critical thinking and teamwork. Advanced technology is found throughout the facility, including the women’s health suite, emergency care, critical care/ICU, and surgery.

The hospital building is unique: it was engineered to withstand hurricanes, severe storms, tropical weather conditions and possible flooding from Lake Okeechobee. All critical components of the facility are at an elevation significantly higher than the maximum water height of a dike failure on the lake.



Good Samaritan Medical Center

1309 N. Flagler Dr., West Palm Beach, FL 33401 | 561-655-5511

Good Samaritan is distinguished by a long list of awards for patient care and excellent in specific areas, including the Stroke Gold Award from the American Heart Association, the Comprehensive Community Cancer Center Award from the American College of Surgeons, and Intersocietal Accreditation in both Vascular Testing and Echocardiology.

The hospital offers the daVinci Robotic Surgery system, a minimally invasive surgical system used for a wide range of surgical procedures. The facility offers a 24/7 emergency department, and three dedicated institutes: cancer, cardiovascular and digestive disease treatment.

“Good Sam,” as it is known to locals, has 333 acute beds, a 22-bay emergency department, and a full range of services including internal medicine, general surgery, cardiology, orthopedics, oncology, delivery and surgical weight loss. The hospital also offers everyday services like outpatient surgery, lab results, radiology and various rehabilitation services for post-treatment recovery.



Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute

1700 S. 23rd St, Fort Pierce, FL 34950 | 772-461-4000

Lawnwood is part of the Treasure Coast Healthcare System, an integrated system of hospitals, physician practices and medical practices that also includes Raulerson Hospital and the St. Lucie Medical Center.

Lawnwood is distinguished by its Level II Trauma Center and experienced Heart Center. It offers a Pediatric Emergency Department and comprehensive pediatric services, including pediatric specialty physicians, primary care pediatricians, child-life and music specialists to help reduce anxiety about treatment, pediatric physical, speech and occupational therapies as well as diagnostic testing. The hospital has a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to care for the smallest of patients.

The hospital offers a wide range of services. In addition to the excellence of the Heart Center, services include emergency services, trauma center, neurological and stroke care, orthopedic and spine care, comprehensive cancer care, behavioral health services, imaging services, integrated regional laboratories, and 12 ambulatory surgical centers.



Martin Health System

200 SE Hospital Ave., Stuart, FL 34995 | 772-287-5200

Martin Health System is based in Stuart and comprises three hospitals, one MediCenter, a free-standing emergency center, and numerous outpatient centers and clinics. The system is a not-for-profit, community-based health care organization that offers preventive, primary and acute hospital care, as well as cancer care, a heart center, wellness and rehabilitation services, and much more. The system provides care for residents throughout the Treasure Coast, including Stuart, Jensen Beach, Hobe Sound, Palm City and Port St. Lucie.

Clinical research is a key element in Martin Health’s efforts to improve the treatments and lives of people in the community and includes an affiliation with Moffitt Cancer Center. Since 2001, more than 75 oncology clinical trials have been conducted through the Robert and Carol Weissman Cancer Center. Martin Health is continuing to expand its research capabilities into additional fields ranging from rheumatology to cardiology and infectious diseases. Martin Health is a member of the Tradition Center for Innovation at Port St. Lucie, which includes Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies, the Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute (VGTI Florida) and the Mann Research Center.

Martin Health System’s three hospitals have 434 hospital beds—244 at Martin Medical Center, 100 at Martin Hospital South and 90 at Tradition Medical Center. Nearly 400 doctors and more than 3,500 employees are dedicated to Martin Health. Community volunteers give more than 187,000 hours annually.

Martin Health is accredited by The Joint Commission, one of the most respected accreditations in the nation. It is a Joint Commission certified primary stroke center and has Commission on Cancer accreditation. Martin Medical Center is an eight-time national winner of the national Truven 100 Top Hospitals recognition, which evaluates 3,000 short-term acute care, non-federal hospitals in the United States and a two-time awardee of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the nation. The Orthopaedic Specialty Center at Martin Health System has earned the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for disease-specific care certification for joint replacement of the knee and hip.



Palms West Hospital

13001 Southern Blvd., Loxahatchee, FL 33470 | 561-798-3300

Since 1986, Palms West Hospital has offered healthcare excellence at a spacious 94-acre campus with a 204-bed facility providing a full complement of healthcare services. It also has an on-campus Children’s Hospital at Palms West. The hospital is an Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI through the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC), a Primary Stroke Center designated by the State Department of Health and Human Services, a Center of Excellence for Minimally Invasive Gynecology, and a Top Tier Best Regional Hospital recognized by U.S. News and World Report. Services offers by Palms West include:

  • Emergency medicine

  • Breast cancer treatment

  • Dialysis

  • Cardiac catheterization

  • Digital mammography

  • Orthopaedic and Spine Center

  • Pediatric ER & ICU

  • Outpatient rehabilitation center

  • Wound care

  • Primary stroke center

  • DaVinci robotic surgical services.

The New Life Center features obstetrics and birthing suites.



Palm Beach Gardens Community Hospital

3360 Burns Rd., Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 | 561-622-1411

This 199-bed acute care hospital serves the residents of Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast. A wide range of services are available including heart and vascular care, advanced brain and neurological services, emergency services, diagnostic imaging, oncology, orthopedics, rehabilitation and women’s health.

Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center has been recognized by the Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, and by the Leapfrog Group as an “A”-rated hospital for patient safety. The Heart & Vascular Institute has received awards and designations by trusted organizations like Healthgrades and the American Heart Association for its exceptional work.



St. Lucie Medical Center

1800 SE Tiffany Ave., Port St Lucie, FL 34952 | 772-335-4000

St. Lucie is a 229 bed acute-care, full service medical center with 880 employees. It is a leading provider of quality affordable health care and the recipient of many awards. The Orthopedic and Spine Surgery Institute is one-of-a-kind on the Treasure Coast, designed to feel more like an upscale hotel than a hospital, and offering the latest technology and equipment.

Services include obstetrics, rehabilitation, inpatient and outpatient surgery,  imaging and laboratory services, sleep lab, wound care clinic, and daVinci® robotic surgery. The hospital also offers hyperbaric oxygen therapy, behavioral health, heart care services, and an ER suite offering private rooms.

St. Lucie Medical Center recently invested $6.9 million in renovations, expansions and technology.



West Palm Hospital

2201 45th St., West Palm Beach, FL 33407 | 561-283-1126

West Palm Hospital, located in the heart of West Palm Beach, is a 245-bed acute care facility with 40 years of experience in providing the highest quality of care to the community. There are 380 members of the medical staff, and the hospital employs over 600 full and part-time employees. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission and the American Osteopathic Association, and is a primary teaching affiliate of Nova Southeastern University and a founding member of the Consortium for Excellence in Medical Education.

The hospital campus includes an 88-bed psychiatric unit and a medical professional office building housing West Palm Hospital’s specialty outpatient rehabilitation center, wound management, orthopedic and spine services, mental health outpatient services, and a comprehensive breast center.

West Palm Hospital also serves the community by offering free physician lectures throughout the year as well as sponsoring health fairs and screenings to local organizations and companies.



West Palm Beach Veterans Medical Center

7305 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33410 | 561-422-8262

The West Palm Beach Veterans Medical Center is a general medical, psychiatric and surgical facility. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and limited research. Comprehensive healthcare is provided through primary care and long-term care in the areas of dentistry, extended care, medicine, neurology, oncology, pharmacy, physical medicine, psychiatry, rehabilitation and surgery. The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center operates a Blind Rehabilitation Center which is the referral center for blind and visually impaired Veterans from throughout the state of Florida.

The VA also operates a PTSD clinic in Port St. Lucie, as well as outpatient clinics in Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Fort Pierce, Okeechobee, Stuart, and Veto Beach. Veterans Centers are available in Lake Worth and Jupiter. 

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