As St. Lucie
County continues to grow, our health care options are expanding
to meet the needs of our growing population. From seniors to young
families, St. Lucie Countyís health care must meet the need with
a wide variety of services and programs, outlined below:
Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute is
a 345-bed acute care hospital offering a full range of services.
Lawnwood is home to the only full-service cardiac center on the
Treasure Coast and offers diagnostic, interventional and therapeutic
care, including open-heart surgery. Health-grades, a national quality
rating organization, has named Lawnwood a Distinguished Hospital
for Clinical Excellence four years in a row. Lawnwood is one of
only 21 non-teaching hospitals in the United States to receive this
rating four consecutive years. The hospital has also received 5-star
ratings for cardiac, stroke, and pulmonary services placing it in
the top 5% in the country for these specialty services. Recently
added to the hospitals services is the da Vinci robotic surgical
system which provides surgeons the ability to perform minimally
invasive prostate cancer surgery. Other hospital services include
a 24/7 Emergency Department, the countyís only Level II Neonatal
Intensive Care Unit, labor/delivery and birthing rooms, pediatrics,
orthopedics, oncology, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, and a full
range of inpatient and outpatient general surgical services, Address:
1700 S. 23rd St., Fort Pierce, FL 34950. Call 772-461-4000, or visit
us on the web at www.lawnwoodmed.com.
Lawnwood Pavilion, located
on Lawnwood Regional Medical Centerís Campus, houses a 36-bed inpatient
mental health facility and a 32-bed inpatient rehabilitation center.
Mental health services include assessment and referral outpatient
psychiatric and mental health services, and inpatient psychiatric
services. The rehabilitation center is CARF accredited and provides
physical and occupational therapies, speech/language pathology,
and 24-hour rehabilitation nursing. Address is 1860 N. Lawnwood
Circle, Fort Pierce, FL 34950. For Mental Health Services call 772-466-1500.
For inpatient rehabilitation services call 772-467-3900.
Lucie Medical Center (SLMC) is
a 194-bed hospital offering a full range of acute care services
including rehabilitation, obstetrics, inpatient and outpatient surgery
and services. It is ranked among the top 5% of all hospitals in
the nation for overall clinical performance and received the 2006
Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical ExcellenceTM from HealthGrades,
the nationís leading healthcare ratings company.
SLMCís 5-star rated
Orthopedic Center of Excellence ranks among the top 5% in the nation
for joint replacement and is rated 5-stars for total knee and hip
replacement surgery. Itís Surgery Center is ranked among the top
10% in the nation for overall general surgery and received the 2006
HealthGrades General Surgery Excellence AwardTM and a 5-star rating
for neck and back surgery.
In addition to cardiac
catherization diagnostic testing and rehabilitation services, the
hospital has a 24/7 emergency department and a fast-track program
for less critical, emergency room care.
SLMCís imaging department
also provides PET/CT service, one of the best tests to detect the
presence and extent of cancer and effectiveness of cancer care treatment.
Certified specialists staff its comprehensive lymphedema program.
The Wound Care Clinic has highly experienced doctors and nurses
that use the most advanced medical research and technology in all
areas of wound management.
Address: 1800 S.E. Tiffany Avenue, Port St. Lucie, FL 34952. Call
772-335-4000 or visit us on the web at
Martin Memorial Health Systems,
based in Stuart, Fla., is comprised
of two hospitals, three MediCenters, and numerous centers and clinics.
The system is a not-for-profit organization that offers hospital
care, cancer care, rehabilitation, diagnostic imaging, laboratory
services, orthopedics, surgery (including bariatrics), maternity
care, five fitness centers, weight management and smoking cessation
programs, diabetes education, sleep disorders center, wound care
and more. A long-awaited heart center is scheduled to open in fall
2006. Our services provide care for residents throughout the Treasure
Coast, including Stuart, Jensen Beach, Hobe Sound, Palm City and
Port St. Lucie.
Memorialís St. Lucie West facility, located
at 1095 N.W. St. Lucie West Blvd., includes a MediCenter (walk-in
clinic), adult and pediatric physiciansí offices, diagnostic imaging
(including mammography), laboratory services, radiation oncology
cancer care, rehabilitation services and a fitness center. Call
(772) 785-5555.Martin Memorialís Port St. Lucie facility, located
at 1651 S.E. Tiffany Ave., provides rehabilitation and laboratory
services, as well as physiciansí offices. Call (772) 398-1800. To
find a doctor, call 1-866-995-HOPE (4673).
is accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare
Organizations, one of the most respected accreditations in the nation.
Martin Memorial Medical Center and Martin Memorial Hospital South
are four-time national winners of the Top 100 Hospitals recognition,
and the entire health system is a five-time winner of the Top 100
Integrated Health System recognition.
www.mmhs.com or call our main number at (772) 287-5200 to learn
more about Martin Memorialís services and locations.