Andy Guz, Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, Lakewood Ranch, FloridaWelcome to Lakewood Ranch Medical Center (LWRMC). Located in the heart of the Lakewood Ranch community, we are an award winning, high quality acute-care hospital accredited by The Joint Commission.

The hospital has proudly served the people of Lakewood Ranch and surrounding areas since 2004 and consistently ranks high in terms of quality, safety and patient satisfaction. We recognize you have many options for your medical care and hope you use this website to learn more about our hospital and services.

Whatever your interaction is with LWRMC – diagnostic procedure, inpatient stay or outpatient surgery or therapy – our primary focus is to provide a safe, healing environment and an exceptional patient experience with quality medical outcomes.

LWRMC is honored to have achieved some notable accomplishments and accreditations recently, including:

  • The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Primary Heart Attack Center Certification (2022)
  • Sepsis Core Certification from The Joint Commission (2019-2024)
  • Hip Replacement Core Certification (2017-2024)
  • Knee Replacement Core Certification (2017-2024)
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines® 
  • Advanced Primary Stroke Certification (2016-2022) 
  • Stroke GOLD PLUS with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll (2024-25)
  • CMS Designation as a Birthing Friendly Hospital (2024)
  • America's Best Maternity Hospitals List by Newsweek and Statista Inc. (2022-24)
  • US News & World Report High Performing Hospital for Knee Replacement (2023-24)

On behalf of our physicians, employees, and volunteers, I want to personally thank you for choosing LWRMC. We look forward to continuing to serve you. If you have questions or comments about LWRMC, please contact me by completing this short form.

Andy Guz
Chief Executive Officer
Lakewood Ranch Medical Center