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About us

HCA Florida South Shore Hospital is a medical facility & ER offering healthcare services, including cardiology and surgery in Hillsborough and Manatee Counties.

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Sheldon Barr, MSN, MBA, Chief Executive Officer

HCA Florida South Shore Hospital statistics

  • 25,794

    Patients treated

  • 507

    Employees

  • 138

    Bed hospital

  • 49

    Physicians

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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.
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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 Joint Commission.
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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 mantra

Be exceptional. Every person. Every time.

HCA Florida South Shore Hospital and its team members live by this message, and we have strived to deliver exceptional care and service to the residents of Hillsborough and Manatee counties since 1982. As a long-standing leader in the local community, HCA Florida South Shore Hospital remains committed to providing advanced medical services, expert healthcare providers and a dedicated care team focused on creating an exceptional experience for every patient, every time.

South Shore classes and events


Spine Education Class - Virtual 
 December 1 - December 31, 2022
 6:00 - 11:58pm
 HCA Florida Capital Hospital - Online Class
If you are unable to attend an in-person class, please take this pre-recorded Spine Education Class....

Spine Education Class - Virtual 
 December 1 - December 31, 2022
 6:00 - 11:58pm
 HCA Florida Capital Hospital - Online Class
If you are unable to attend an in-person class, please take this pre-recorded Spine Education Class....

 December 1 - December 31, 2022
 6:00 - 11:58pm
 HCA Florida Capital Hospital - Online Class
Total Joint Education Class...

Understanding Your Newborn 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 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...

Thrive Blog

Read our blogs to learn about preventive care and ways you can lead a healthier lifestyle.

Holiday safety tips to avoid common injuries and illness 

November 28, 2022
Holiday safety tips to help avoid common injuries: This article will discuss common injuries during the holiday season and how to avoid them.

Recipes for an upset stomach: When you need relief from rich holiday meals 

November 28, 2022
Recipes for an upset stomach: When you need relief from rich holiday meals: This article will discuss how to give your stomach a break from rich foods during the holidays.