Sarasota Memorial Health Care System an 819-bed regional medical center, is among the largest public health systems in Florida. With about 5,000 staff, over 800 physicians and 1,000 volunteers, it is one of Sarasota County’s largest employers. A community hospital founded in 1925, Sarasota Memorial is governed by the nine-member elected Sarasota County Public Hospital Board. It is a full-service health system, with specialized expertise in heart, vascular, cancer and neuroscience services, as well as a network of outpatient centers, long-term care, and rehabilitation among its many programs. Sarasota Memorial is the only hospital in Sarasota County providing obstetrical services, pediatrics, Level III neonatal intensive care, and Level II Trauma Center.
Welcome to Sarasota, the pearl of Florida. A sophisticated community known for its high standards and quality of life in an incomparable setting, the Sarasota/Manatee County area is one of the fastest growing regions in the country in a medically progressive state.
Blessed with a moderate climate and the picturesque blue-green Gulf of Mexico with its soft, white sand beaches, a resort atmosphere prevails year-round in Sarasota. The pleasure extends much further than that, however, with the opportunity for physicians to live and play in an ideal venue while practicing medicine in state-of-the-art facilities.
Warm sunshine and cool Gulf breezes are the ideal conditions for outdoor activities year-round, from boating, parasailing, and fishing to playing golf on more than 25 area courses. Travel to anywhere in the world with convenient air service from Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport or Tampa International Airport.