Lakewood Ranch Medical Center

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center® (LWRMC), located in the heart of the Lakewood Ranch community, has served the people of Lakewood Ranch and surrounding areas since 2004. It is an award-winning, high-quality, acute-care hospital accredited by The Joint Commission and it consistently ranks high in terms of quality, safety and patient satisfaction.

The medical staff includes more than 750 physicians and allied health professionals who practice in a wide range of specialties.

Through the years, LWRMC has expanded its offerings to the people of Manatee and Sarasota counties by growing services and updating technologies to better serve the surrounding communities.

Services include emergency services and freestanding emergency department, general and robotic surgery, maternity care, breast health, cardiology, orthopedic surgery, stroke, sleep medicine, urology and wound care.

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Awards and Accreditations

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Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide healthcare services that patients recommend to family and friends, physicians prefer for their patients, purchasers select for their clients, employees are proud of and investors seek for long-term returns.

We will realize this vision through our commitment to the principles of service excellence, continuous improvement in measurable ways, employee development, ethical and fair treatment for all, teamwork, compassion and innovation in service delivery.

Key Facts

  • 120 licensed beds
  • 196,315 square feet
  • 30-acre medical campus
  • Complemented by adjacent medical office buildings, which house primary and specialty care physicians
  • Freestanding ER

Hospital Leadership

  • Andy Guz, Chief Executive Office
  • Diego Perilla, Chief Operating Officer
  • Judy Young, Chief Nursing Officer
  • Renee Shopoff, Chief Financial Officer

Board of Governors

  • Robert Hillstrom, MD, Chairman of the Board of Governors
  • Jennifer McCullen, MD, Chief of Staff
  • Andy Guz, Chief Executive Officer
  • Kevin Dilallo, Group Vice President Florida Region
  • Richard Aranibar, MD
  • Ardell Terry
  • Loren Carlson, DO
  • Patrick Wright
  • Larry Wade
  • State Representative Will Robinson
  • Bryan E. Boudreaux
  • Tim Fanning