Our Services & Specialties

You probably feel a bit nervous about coming to the hospital. Maybe you have an upcoming surgery and have questions about how to prepare. Or perhaps you are suddenly in our emergency room because of an accident from out of the blue. No matter your reason for visiting Palmetto General, we urge you to learn about the services we offer and why we believe we’re the right choice for you.

Heart & Vascular

At the Heart Institute at Palmetto General Hospital, we offer a comprehensive multi-specialty program devoted to vascular health, and equipped meet each patients’ particular needs. Let us help you take control of your heart health.


Palmetto General Hospital’s emergency team is ready for you, no matter your emergency. Patients who arrived with minor injuries and illnesses received fast track access. Our pediatric emergency department provides a resource for parents who need emergency medical care for their children 24 hours a day.


If you have trouble moving or even resting comfortably, the simplest activities become difficult. But with the right treatment, you don’t have to live in pain. The accuracy of the repair and the skill of the surgeon can have a profound effect on your recovery. Talk to an orthopedic specialist to start living an active, pain-free life.

Mother & Newborn

Of course you are excited to welcome a new member of your family, and the staff at Palmetto General is thrilled to play a part in this very special event. Our goal is to make your stay as supportive and happy as possible. Our recently expanded Maternity Care Center is designed so that you can be surrounded by family members during your stay. We employ a central fetal monitoring system, as well as a sophisticated infant security system that operates 24 hours a day.

da Vinci Surgical System®

The da Vinci Surgical System® is at the forefront of technology, making it possible to perform complex surgeries in a broad range of specialties by using small incisions and special instruments. Our surgical teams have undergone extensive training to use the robotic surgical systems. Learn more about what we can do for you.


Palmetto General Hospital is a Comprehensive Stroke Center that follows national standards and guidelines that can significantly improve the outcomes of the most complex stroke cases. We are one of only 27 hospitals in Florida and five in Miami Dade County to earn that status which backs up our successful initiatives on stroke prevention, rehabilitation, education, community awareness and research.

Surgical Weight Loss Center of Excellence

Reaching your goals with diet and exercise is challenging, and for some people it is a lifelong uphill battle. A surgical approach to weight loss isn’t about reaching a certain number on the scale; it’s about achieving a quality of life so you can enjoy the things that truly matter.