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About Us

HCA Florida Northside Hospital is a full-service hospital providing a range of medical services, including cardiology, surgery & a 24/7 ER, in St. Petersburg.


Philip Marchesini

Philip joined HCA Florida Northside Hospital after being Chief Operating Officer (COO) at HCA Florida Largo Hospital where he has done an outstanding job supporting the growth of the hospital’s surgical program, including the cardiovascular and transplant services. This has included a focus on building strong physician relationships and the planning and oversight of numerous renovation projects.

Prior to Largo Hospital, Philip served as COO of HCA Florida St. Petersburg Hospital for more than two years after joining HCA Healthcare from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania's 412-bed Community Health Systems hospital where he served as the Assistant CEO and also served as the Interim CEO of the network’s behavioral health hospital. Philip began his career in Philadelphia practicing law.

He earned his undergraduate degree in economics from Florida State University, a Juris Doctor degree from Roger Williams University School of Law and a Master of Business Administration from the Fox School of Business at Temple University.

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HCA Florida Northside Hospital statistics

  • 42,627

    Patients treated

  • 1000


  • 294


  • 288

    Licensed Beds

We are supported by a leadership team 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
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 The Leapfrog Group.
In the community
To improve the health of the diverse communities we serve — and as part of HCA Healthcare, Florida's largest healthcare provider — we continue to take a leading role in fundamentally transforming how healthcare is provided. We also work in partnership with other organizations to provide a wide range of community benefit programs and services.

Giving back

In addition to providing high-quality healthcare, we engage in our community by providing financial and volunteer support to countless charitable organizations, civic groups, schools and community projects.
HCA Florida Northside Hospital raised and donated over $56,000 for the 2018 Tampa Bay Heart Walk! Our staff supports the mission of the American Heart Association and the importance of fighting heart disease and stroke.

What Patients Say

"The staff at the Heart Failure Clinic made me a part of my own healthcare team. They empowered me to take an active role in my health and wellbeing."
Candi Atkins