About Us 

Palmetto General Hospital

Chief Executive Officer: Ana Mederos
Chief Financial Officer: Oscar Vicente, Jr.
Chief Operating Officer: Georgina Diaz
Chief Nursing Officer: Kathy Guido

A 360-bed acute care hospital, Palmetto General Hospital has served the growing Miami-Dade and South Broward communities since its establishment in 1971. Our 595 member medical staff and 1,524 employees deliver acclaimed cardiac and vascular care, maternity care, pediatrics, wound care and more. Palmetto has received Bariatric and Breast Imaging Center of Excellence accolades, and numerous additional citations for quality care.

Palmetto General Hospital is conveniently located next to the 826 Palmetto Expressway, one mile south of I-75, just minutes from the Dolphin Expressway (SR 836), the Turnpike Extension and I-95.

Key Services

  • Acute Care for the Elders (ACE)
  • Comprehensive Stroke Center
  • Diabetes Education Center
  • Emergency Services (Adult/Pediatric)
  • G.I. Services
  • The Heart Institute at Palmetto General Hospital
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • "Just for Women" Diagnostic Center ®
  • Maternity Care Center
  • Mental Health Center
  • Oncology Treatment Center
  • Outpatient Services
  • Pediatric Services
  • Radiology and Diagnostic Services
  • Rehabilitation
  • Robotic Surgery (Gynecology/Gynecology-Oncology/Urology/Thoracic)
  • Sleep Disorders Center
  • Valve Clinic
  • Vascular Institute
  • Weight Loss Program
  • Women's Health
  • Wound and Hyperbaric Institute
  • Surgical Services:
    • Bariatric
    • Cardiac
    • Colorectal
    • ENT
    • General Surgery
    • GERD
    • Gynecology
    • Neurosurgery
    • Ophthalmology
    • Orthopedic
    • Pain Management
    • Plastic Surgery
    • Podiatry
    • Robotic (Gynecology/Gynecology-Oncology/Urology/Thoracic)
    • Thoracic
    • Urology
    • Vascular

Academic Affiiliations

  • Florida International University
  • Nova Southeastern University


In an effort to accommodate our visitors, Palmetto General Hospital has expanded its parking lots. The front lot has now become patient parking only, and additional parking is available behind the Emergency Department. Patient parking rates also have been revised:

0-30 minutes $1
31-60 minutes $2
61-90 minutes $3
91-120 minutes $4
121-150 minutes $5
151 minutes-maximum (all day) $6
Lost ticket $6

If you are visiting our campus for diagnostic testing, your parking ticket will be validated with a sticker and you will pay a reduced rate of $2.

Valet Service is available in the main entrance of the Hospital by the front lobby. The following are the rates:


FREE Valet
(MUST provide proof)

All Day $7

All patient parking for the hospital is located in front of the hospital, in front of the emergency room and the multi-level garage North of the hospital.

Palmetto General Hospital

2001 W 68 Street
Hialeah, FL 33016


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Provide safe, quality and compassionate care, treatment and services to our patients.


  • Be hospital of choice for all our customers – patients, physicians and employees.
  • Be recognized for service excellence in our community.


Work together to continuously improve the quality, safety, service and outcomes of the care, treatment and services we provide.