Skip to Content

About us

Founded in 1967, Sarasota Doctors Hospital is a 155-bed facility offering medical and specialty services. Learn more about our hospital.

Message from the CEO

At HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital, our mission is to provide exceptional and personalized care to every patient, every day, with warmth, friendliness and personal pride. Being a community hospital, we can offer more-personalized care in a relaxed atmosphere with quality outcomes that stand up to any well-known teaching hospital in the U.S.

Our team of highly skilled healthcare professionals has earned national recognition for outstanding quality, not only in clinical outcomes and the care we provide our patients, but also for creating one of the highest-ranking hospital workplace environments in the nation.

Thank you for choosing HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital for your healthcare needs.

Robert Meade

Chief Executive Officer

HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital statistics

  • 60,282

    Patients treated

  • 765

    Employees

  • 308

    Physicians

  • 155

    Licensed beds

HCAH_H_AboutUs_3upLeadership.jpg
Leadership
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.
HCAH_H_AboutUs_3upAwardsRec.jpg
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 Healthgrades and The American Heart Association.
HCAH_H_AboutUs_3upCommunity.jpg
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.

Our history

Since we opened our doors in 1967, HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital has offered the Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch, Bradenton and Venice, Florida community a wide range of healthcare services. We've changed and expanded our services a  great deal over the last 50+ years, and our hospital's history is rich.

HCAH_H_AboutUs_HospitalHistory.jpg
HCAFL_H_SarasotaDoctorsHospital_Story_BrendaR.jpg

Brenda Robinson

"I am a very active and informed patient,” says Brenda. “I write down my questions. I take notes. I do my homework. So I was surprised when Dr. Sharan pointed out symptoms that I hadn’t even thought to mention.” It turned out that Brenda needed surgery, and in her case, robotic surgery was the best option. When she arrived at HCA Florida Sarasota Hospital, Brenda was pleased to find the same type of genuine compassion that she had experienced in Dr. Sharan’s office.
Brenda's Full Story 
HCAFL_H_SarasotaDoctorsHospital_Story_DavidF.jpg

David Fiederer

When David started having severe pain in his leg, he rushed to the ER at HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital. Once he entered the ER, the staff asked him about his pain level, and he was treated right away. The personal approach made David and his wife feel at ease and confident with the care.
David's Full Story 

Patient story: Ginger Mace

Ginger Mace has worked in healthcare for 30 years. Recently she was having chest pains but was hesitant to go to the ER because of COVID-19. Here's her story of survival and how HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital helped.
Ginger Mace with her daughter.

Classes and events


 December 1 - December 31, 2022
 6:00 - 11:58pm
 HCA Florida Trinity Hospital - Online Class
Learn in your space, on your time. This eClass shares with you the transition into your new role as a parent, the baby's homecoming and basic infant care. Topics include feeding, bathing, infant behavior, signs of illness, car seat safety, safe...

 December 1 - December 31, 2022
 6:00 - 11:58pm
 HCA Florida Trinity Hospital - Online Class
Learn in your space, on your time. This eClass shares with you the transition into your new role as a parent, the baby's homecoming and basic infant care. Topics include feeding, bathing, infant behavior, signs of illness, car seat safety, safe...

Understanding Birth eClass 
 December 1 - December 31, 2022
 6:00 - 11:58pm
 HCA Florida Trinity Hospital - Online Class
Learn in your space, on your time. This eClass is designed to prepare you and your support person for the birth of your baby. Learn about the different stages of labor, medical procedures and types of birth.  When you register, please provide an...

Understanding Breastfeeding eClass 
 December 1 - December 31, 2022
 6:00 - 11:58pm
 HCA Florida Trinity Hospital - Online Class
Learn in your space, on your time.  This eClass details the health benefits of breastfeeding with a focus on fundamentals and how to access support.   When you register, please provide an accurate email address so that we may send you the access...

What patients say

"Dr. Carey and the staff at HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital really took care of me.”
Myron Robinson