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Awards and recognition

At HCA Florida Fort Walton-Destin Hospital, our physicians, nurses and staff are often recognized for the work they do. Learn about our latest awards and recognition.

As an affiliate of HCA Healthcare, the nation's largest healthcare network with more than 170 hospitals, we share HCA's commitment to quality. This means we follow guidelines for clinical excellence, safety and patient satisfaction, which often far exceeds national levels.

At HCA Florida Fort Walton-Destin Hospital, we're honored that our commitment to providing high-quality care has been recognized with the following accreditations, certifications and awards:

  • Accredited by the American College of Radiology
  • Accredited Chest Pain Center designated by the American College of Cardiology
  • Advanced Primary Stroke Center certification from The Joint Commission
  • Blue Distinction for Knee and Hip Replacement Surgery
  • Blue Distinction for Maternity Care
  • Cancer Care Center accredited by the Commission on Cancer and an Associate of the UAB Birmingham Health System Cancer Community Network
  • Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award from Healthgrades (2020)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities from CARF
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award from Healthgrades (2021)
  • Get with The Guidelines - Stroke GOLD PLUS with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll
  • Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission
  • Highest Quality Rating for Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery from Society of Thoracic Surgeons (2018)
  • Hospital Safety Grade A from Leapfrog (2018-2019)
  • Joint Placement Excellence Award from Healthgrades (2020)
  • Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award from Healthgrades (2021)
  • Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association
  • Vaginal Delivery 5-Star Recipient from Healthgrades (2019)