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:

Lawnwood 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.


St. 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 www.stluciemed.com


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.


Martin 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).

 Martin Memorial 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.

Please visit www.mmhs.com or call our main number at (772) 287-5200 to learn more about Martin Memorialís services and locations.