Trusted care from renowned medical institutions.
St. Petersburg is home to high quality health care options for all stages of life, from an award-winning birthing center to vibrant assisted-living communities. St. Pete offers seven hospitals, and hundreds of independent providers offer wide-ranging medical expertise.
Photo courtesy of Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital

Move into a strong network of medical providers.

Choosing your trusted medical professionals is a key part of moving to a new city. You’ll be well provided for in St. Pete. A variety of large medical groups, as well as independent practices, serve St. Pete’s population. It’s easy to find a general practitioner or specialist in your neighborhood.

St. Pete and its region offers a level of care you would expect from a much larger city. For example, just across the Howard Franklin bridge is the 6th ranked cancer center in the nation: Moffitt Cancer Center.

You are never far from a high quality care.

Seven hospitals are right here in St. Pete, and many more in neighboring cities. We’re home to the world-class Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, and Level II Adult & Pediatric Trauma Center, Bayfront Health.

Serving with myriad specialities, including emergency care, are St. Anthony’s, St. Petersburg General Hospital, Northside Hospital and Palms of Pasadena Hospital. Kindred Hospital offers direct admission from home and skilled nursing facilities.

Regional specialists make it easier to be well.

A wide choice of licensed therapists, psychiatrists, and behavior analysts serve the St. Petersburg community — representing a variety of approaches and styles, for every age and issue.

Most large medical groups such as Baycare and Suncoast provide behavioral health services including infant and early childhood support, family counselling, substance abuse, and in- and outpatient psychiatric care. Licensed emergency mental health and suicide prevention services are available from non-profit, PEHMS.

Comprehensive care for our nation’s heroes.
Just 8 miles from DTSP is the Bay Pines VA headquarters. With community-based outpatient care in St. Pete and eight other nearby cities, Bay Pines Healthcare System serves some 108,000 veterans a year.
A holistic approach to wellness.

Our progressive community is home to not only conventional medical specialists, but some of the nation’s top herbalists, acupuncturists, and other holistic healthcare professionals.

Such diverse offerings empower our residents to take control of their care — putting together unique treatment and prevention plans that align to their personal preferences.