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About us

Our acute care facility offers the Sanford, FL, community a range high quality healthcare services, including cardiovascular care, emergency care and orthopedics.

Message from the CEO

Thank you for visiting HCA Florida Lake Monroe's website.

Welcome to HCA Florida Lake Monroe!

It is with great pleasure that we extend a warm welcome to you on behalf of the entire HCA Florida Lake Monroe Family. As a leading healthcare provider in our community, we are dedicated to delivering compassionate care, innovative medical services, and a commitment to the well-being of the patients we serve.

At HCA Florida Lake Monroe, we understand that your health is of utmost importance, and we are here to provide you with exceptional medical care and support. Our team of highly skilled healthcare professionals is committed to caring like family and ensuring that you receive the highest quality treatment in a safe and comfortable environment.

Here are some key features and services that we offer:

  • Licensed Programs:
    • Level 2 Adult Cardiovascular Services
    • Primary Stroke Center
  • Special Services:
    • Adult Open-Heart Surgery
    • Structure Heart Program
    • Comprehensive Stroke Services
    • Inpatient Rehab Services
    • Robotic Surgery

Whether you are visiting our website for information on services, scheduling appointments, or accessing health resources, we hope you find it user-friendly and informative. Our goal is to empower you with the knowledge you need to make informed decisions about your health.

You can also get answers to your health questions or find a physician by calling our free Consult-A-Nurse® line.

We also invite you to follow us on Facebook and read our blog for current health information and ideas to keep your family healthy and safe.

Thank you for choosing HCA Florida Lake Monroe as your healthcare partner. We look forward to serving you and your family and becoming your trusted resource for all your healthcare needs.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me directly via email or my direct line is (407) 302-7392

Wishing you good health and well-being,

John Gerhold, MSHCM, R.T. (R)
Chief Executive Officer


At HCA Florida Lake Monroe Hospital, we are supported by a leadership team that is committed to bettering the lives of patients within the communities we serve. Our hospital leaders are experienced in many areas of healthcare and use their knowledge to improve the quality of care we provide.

Awards and recognitions

At HCA Florida Lake Monroe Hospital, we strive to exceed our patients' needs. Our dedication to excellence in healthcare has led to us receiving awards and recognition from organizations such as The Joint Commission and American Heart Association.

In the community

HCA Florida Lake Monroe Hospital is dedicated to providing quality care and improving the health of the diverse communities we serve. We offer award-winning cardiac and stroke programs, short emergency room wait times and high quality care across a range of medical and surgical specialties. We are proud to provide healthcare and wellness to our neighbors in Seminole and West Volusia counties in a number of ways. In addition to giving back to the cities and counties we serve, we also give back to the many organizations we support that benefit our community's health, education and welfare.