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Advanced healthcare services in Lake City, Florida

Lake City Medical Center is now HCA Florida Lake City Hospital. Our 103-bed acute care hospital serves the communities of Columbia, Hamilton and Suwannee counties. We offer medical and surgical programs that include 24-hour emergency care, heart care, interventional cardiology, orthopedics, cancer care, imaging and rehabilitation services.


Why people choose us

Our hospital is committed to offering advanced healthcare services with a compassionate, patient-focused approach in the community.


We live here and work here.


We provide high-quality care.


We're part of the Lake City community.



  • Cancer care
  • Emergency care
  • Heart care
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Orthopedics
  • Rehabilitation services


  • Accreditation in computerized tomography (CT) and nuclear medicine by the American College of Radiology
  • Accreditation in adult transthoracic echocardiography and periphery venous testing from the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC)
  • Accredited Chest Pain Center from the American College of Cardiology
  • Primary Stroke Center from The Joint Commission

Awards and recognitions

  • Best of the Best Hospital Award from The Lake City Reporter (20 years in a row)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award from Healthgrades (2019-2021)

Emergency care

We offer one emergency room (ER) in Lake City, Florida. Our main campus ER is open 24/7 and staffed with a multidisciplinary team of physicians and nurses skilled in emergency. Our freestanding emergency facility, Suwannee Emergency, provides the same level of high-quality care as our main campus and is located in Live Oak, Florida in Suwannee County .

Learn more about our emergency care services 

Cardiac care

Our cardiology program provides a wide range of heart treatments and services. Our experienced cardiac specialists and staff are dedicated to helping you maintain and restore your heart health. We also offer interventional cardiology and rehabilitation services to patients recovering from a heart event or surgery.

Learn more about our cardiology services 

Preparing for your visit

We strive to inform patients about financial expectations regarding healthcare services and prepare them for upcoming procedures. 

Patient financial resources
Our hospital is committed to providing useful information to our patients so you can understand the financial side of your healthcare needs.
Preregister for an appointment
We know your time is valuable, so we offer convenient online preregistration for services such as surgical procedures, mammograms and diagnostic tests and treatments. 
Advanced care planning
When creating an advanced care plan, there are several aspects to consider. That's why we've put together a set of guidelines to help you make your plan. 

For visitors

We want our patients' visitors to be informed and have pleasant experiences. To do that, we provide information regarding our visitor services and policies, guest Wi-Fi access, community partnerships and other resources. 

Visitor services and policies 
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