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.
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.
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.
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.