Health Care

Prepared to Serve

Manatee County Chamber of Commerce

Manatee County residents have access to three major hospitals as well as a wide range of public health-care services and privately operated walk-in clinics. In addition, the county’s 12 Emergency Medical Service units pride themselves on getting you to the hospital quickly, maintaining an average response time of 6.05 minutes. Seventy percent of the area’s physicians, nearly 440, are registered with the Manatee County Medical Society.

Blake Medical Center is located at 2020 59th Street West in Bradenton. Its services include the Heart Institute, birthcare center, neuroscience center, cancer diagnosis and treatment program, and a wide variety of subacute interdisciplinary nursing and rehabilitative services.

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center is located at 8330 Lakewood Ranch Boulevard in Bradenton and is celebrating ten years of outstanding healthcare services. These services include comprehensive emergency services, a women's and childrens center with obstetrical and pediatric care, cardiac, critical care, and both outpatient and inpatient surgery. The Medical Center is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation Healthcare Organizations.

Manatee Memorial Hospital located at 206 Second Street East in Bradenton is a 319-bed acute care facility that has served the citizens of Manatee County for more than 60 years. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation Healthcare Organizations and has a nationwide reputation for patient safety. Services include emergency, cardiac, cardiovascular, obstetrics and gynecology, NICU - Level II, pediatrics, wound care, outpatient and radiology services, rehabilitation, surgical, and orthopedics.

Manatee County Rural Health Services Inc.'s (MCRHS) mission is to deliver the highest quality primary and specialty care and preventative health education to anyway in need, regardless of ability to pay. MCRHS offers five core medical specialties including family practice, internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics/gynecology and dentistry. It is a private, not-for-profit medical group featuring more than 40 board-certified and board-eligible physicians practicing in 20 locations in Manatee and adjacent Florida counties. In addition, 10 specialty services - chiropratice, podiatry, mental health, infections disease, general and vascular surgery, optometry, gastroenterology, dermatology, cardiology and orthopedics - are available as well.

Manatee Glens is located at 391 6th Avenue West in Bradenton. This facility provides psychiatric and mental health services, substance abuse treatment, a children's day treatment program, an access center, and outpatient detox services.

For more information on health care in Manatee County, visit ManateeHealth.com.