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About Palmetto General Hospital

Palmetto General Hospital opened its doors in 1971 with just 50 beds. Today, our hospital serves more than 130,000 patients per year. From bariatrics to breast cancer imaging, we’ve received many designations for quality care. Although we appreciate these prestigious honors, we are most honored by the opportunity to serve you and your loved ones. We’re committed to finding new ways to improve and make our hospital the best place for patients, physicians and employees. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you, and we are here any time you need help.

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Palmetto General Hospital Delivered First Baby of 2016

Feb 12, 2020

First New Years baby

Julio Gomez and Gabriela Vital welcomed their son Dominick Gomez on January 1, 2015.

Hialeah, Florida. (January 16, 2015) – Palmetto General Hospital delivered its first baby of the new year on January 1, 2015 at 8:35 a.m. Baby Dominick Gomez weighed 6 lbs., 1oz. and was 19 in. long at birth. He was born to proud parents Julio Gomez and Gabriela Vital.

Palmetto General Hospital offers comprehensive services for expectant mothers at every stage of pregnancy. The hospital’s VIP Maternity Suites provide families the extra comfort they seek during this exciting time. The suites include an a la carte menu, free parking, a luxury spa basket for mothers and additional accommodations for visitors.

The Maternity Care Center provides advanced medical treatment for premature or ill newborns in Palmetto General Hospital’s licensed, Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). The unit is staffed by board-certified neonatologists and experienced neonatal nurses 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.