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Advanced healthcare services in Sun City Center, Florida

South Bay Hospital is now HCA Florida South Shore Hospital. Our 138-bed community hospital has been delivering high-quality healthcare to Florida's Hillsborough and Manatee counties since 1982. We are proud to provide a wide range of medical specialties, including 24/7 emergency care, cardiology, general surgery, orthopedics and bariatric surgery.

Why people choose us

Our hospital is committed to offering advanced healthcare services with a compassionate, patient-focused approach in the Sun City Center community, serving the Southern Hillsborough County.

We live here and work here.


We provide high-quality care.


We're part of the Sun City Center community.



  • 24/7 emergency care
  • Cardiology
  • Colorectal health services
  • General surgery
  • Orthopedic care
  • Stroke care


  • Accredited by the American College of Radiology for computerized tomography (CT), nuclear medicine, mammography, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and ultrasound
  • Certified by The Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center

Awards and recognitions

  • Five-Star Recipient for Gallbladder Removal Surgery from Healthgrades
  • Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment from Healthgrades
  • Five-Star Recipient for Pacemaker Procedures from Healthgrades
  • Five-Star Recipient for Small Intestine Surgeries from Healthgrades
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award from Healthgrades
  • Top Workplace in Tampa Bay from Tampa Bay Times

Surgical procedures

From the moment you arrive for an inpatient or outpatient procedure, we strive to ensure, now more than ever, that you feel safe in our capable hands.
Learn more about our surgical procedures 

Emergency care

Our emergency room (ER) provides a full spectrum of care that addresses exactly what you need when you need it most 24/7. We offer immediate assessment and treatments from a multidisciplinary team of physicians and nurses experienced in emergency care.
Learn more about our emergency care 

Joint and spine care

At our orthopedic center, we help patients who are suffering from many types of bone and joint issues, including arthritis, back pain and injuries.
Learn more about our orthopedic care 

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.
Register online
We know your time is valuable, so we offer convenient online registration for services such as surgical procedures, mammograms and diagnostic tests and treatments.
Advance care planning
When creating an advance 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 

MyHealthONE allows you to manage all parts of your healthcare easily and securely

  • View health records - lab results, physician notes, imaging reports and more
  • View your post-visit summary
  • Schedule a follow-up appointment
  • Share your health records with a physician or caregiver
  • And more
Create an account 

Download the MyHealthONE app on the App Store® or Google Play