Lakewood Ranch Medical Center

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center is the hospital of choice for many families in the Manatee/Sarasota region. Since it opened in September 2004, the hospital has earned the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission. The Gold Seal of Approval is recognized across the nation as a symbol of quality that shows the hospital's commitment to meeting certain performance standards. The hospital has also received an 'A' for patient safety in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade.

Patients at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center have access to a medical staff of more than 550 physicians and allied health professionals who practice in a comprehensive range of specialties and use the hospital's advanced medical technology. Among the members of the medical staff are surgeons whose specialties include cardiovascular, gynecological, spine and joint and reconstructive procedures. 

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center is conveniently located near I-75 and University Parkway in Lakewood Ranch, Florida.

Specialty Centers

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center has many specialty departments and centers, including:

The Emergency Department — Lakewood Ranch Medical Center provides the community with a 24/7 Emergency Department (ER) that is fully prepared to treat patients of all ages for a wide array of illnesses and injuries. Physicians and staff at the ER are highly experienced in managing health emergencies for adults and children of all ages, and are dedicated to providing high quality emergency care.

Surgical Services — The hospital offers highly developed inpatient and outpatient surgical services, including traditional and minimally invasive surgical techniques in the following surgeries:

  • General
  • Cardiovascular
  • Ear, Nose and Throat
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Gynecological
  • Joint Replacement
  • Orthopaedic
  • Neurological
  • Sports Medicine
  • Plastic and Reconstructive
  • Podiatric
  • Spine
  • Thoracic
  • Urological
  • Weight Loss

The Orthopaedic Spine and Joint Center — Fellowship-trained spine and orthopaedic surgeons work alongside specially trained orthopaedic nurses and physical therapists at the Orthopaedic Spine and Joint Center at Lakewood Ranch. Patients undergoing joint replacement procedures benefit from perioperative education, group therapy classes and a regimented approach to healing that has produced improved outcomes and fast recovery. Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission Certification for hip and knee replacement, yet another reflection of our commitment to providing safe an effective patient care. The Center provides:

  • Total Hip Replacement Posterior and Anterior Approach
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Unilateral Knee Replacement (Partial)
  • Total Ankle Replacement (including Hintermann)
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Lumbar Laminectomy, Discectomy and Fusion
  • Cervical Discectomy and Fusion

Cardiovascular Services — Lakewood Ranch Medical Center has received Chest Pain Center accreditation with PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention) from the American College of Cardiology and offers a range of technologically advanced diagnostic and interventional cardiac procedures performed by experienced medical professionals, including cardiac catheterization, stress testing, peripheral angiography, echocardiography (ECG) and electrocardiography (EKG) and treatment for pulmonary embolism. The heart catheterization lab includes a STEMI program that provides coronary interventions for patients who may experience a heart attack.

The Women's Center — The Center provides family-centered care throughout the childbirth process. Family-style birthing suites provide a private, comfortable, secure environment with homelike surroundings during labor and after childbirth, and family-focused education programs and support groups are provided for expectant families and those with newborns.

The Breast Health Center — Offering comprehensive diagnostic breast healthcare, including 3-D mammography which enables physicians to examine breast tissue one layer at a time so very small cancers can be detected during the first screening, breast MRI, computer-aided detection (CAD), breast ultrasound, stereotactic breast biopsy, high risk screening (including genetic testing), wireless mass localizations and other advanced technologies.

The Sleep Center — Lakewood Ranch Medical Center provides patients who have sleep disorders with the advanced technology and treatment they need at the Sleep Center.  The Center treats a wide range of sleep disorders including snoring; sleep apnea; excessive daytime sleepiness; restless leg syndrome; periodic limb movement disorder; parasomnias including sleepwalking, night terrors and nocturnal eating disorders; hypersomnia, insomnia and narcolepsy.

Imaging/Radiology — We provide imaging services to our patients 24 hours a day 365 days a year. Our technicians use advanced digital equipment to perform services including digital radiology, fluoroscopy, GE 64-slice computerized tomography (CT) and Philips 16-slice scanners, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center — Lakewood Ranch Medical Center is certified by the Joint Commission as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and is a Get With the Guidelines Stroke GOLD PLUS Achievement Award hospital. The Center provides prompt, expert treatment for stroke patients as well as stroke prevention, intervention, rehabilitation and education. 

Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine — The Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine uses advanced medical techniques to help the healing process for wounds that don't heal through conventional methods. The staff includes physicians with advanced training in wound management and hyperbaric oxygen therapy, nurses trained in care of chronic wounds and technicians who perform noninvasive studies and various therapies. Our center has been awarded with national recognition as a Center of Excellence for outstanding clinical outcomes.

Mission Statement

Our mission at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center 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 following principles: service excellence, continuous improvement in measurable ways, employee development, ethical and fair treatment for all, teamwork, compassion and innovation in service delivery.

Contact Information

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center
8330 Lakewood Ranch Boulevard
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202

Key Facts

  • Opened September 1, 2004
  • 120 licensed beds
  • 193,000 square feet
  • 30-acre medical campus
  • Complemented by adjacent Medical Office buildings, which house primary and specialty care physicians