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Health Care

Healthcare in Tampa, Florida, encompasses a wide range of services provided by various institutions including hospitals, outpatient centers, and specialized care facilities. The area benefits from a comprehensive healthcare system that caters to a diverse set of medical needs.  For more detailed information, you can visit the Guide to Greater Tampa Bay 

Here is a sample of what is available in the Tampa Area.

Tampa General

Tampa General Hospital is a private not-for-profit hospital and one of the most comprehensive medical facilities in West Central Florida serving a dozen counties with a population in excess of 4 million. As one of the largest hospitals in Florida, Tampa General is licensed for 1,040 beds, and with more than 8,000 team members, is one of the region’s largest employers. Consistently recognized for world-class care, Tampa General Hospital is ranked as the #1 hospital in Tampa Bay by U.S. News & World Report for 2023-24 and is nationally ranked as among the top 50 hospitals in the nation in six specialties. Additionally, Tampa General was ranked as “high performing,” or among the top 10% of hospitals in the nation, in five more specialties along with 12 procedures and conditions.  Website:


AdventHealth Tampa is distinguished by its high performing status in seven procedures and conditions, reflecting its commitment to delivering exceptional healthcare. The hospital's Taneja Center for Surgery, a significant part of its $256 million expansion, includes new inpatient rooms and state-of-the-art operating facilities. This expansion underscores AdventHealth Tampa's dedication to providing cutting-edge medical care and enhancing patient experiences across the Tampa Bay area.  Tampa Bay Locations.

USF Health Care

USF Health offers state-of-the-art medicine and treatment, administered by over 900 highly specialized health care professionals. As an academic medical center, we deliver the highest quality service with the most innovative technologies, providing resources few other physician groups can offer—all this while leading the way in life-changing research and training the next generation of medical professionals.  Website:


BayCare has grown to an integrated system operating 16 hospitals, all not-for-profit and driven by the same mission: to provide high-quality, compassionate care to all we serve.   In 2022, for the fourth year in a row, BayCare was ranked in the top 20% of large U.S. health systems for its clinical excellence. BayCare also was named to the all-industries 100 Companies that Care list compiled by People magazine in 2022 and is repeatedly honored locally and nationally as a great place to work.  Website: 

VA Health Care

The Veteran's Administration provides health care services at 20 locations in central Florida. Facilities include the James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital in Tampa and 16 community-based outpatient clinics in Brooksville, Hidden River (Tampa), Lakeland, Lecanto, New Port Richey, South Hillsborough (Riverview), and Zephyrhills.    To learn more about the services each location offers, visit the VA Tampa health services page.




Updated: 02/29/2024