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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


Stroke Support Group 
 May 27, 2022
 1:30 - 2:30pm
 H2U of Fawcett Memorial Hospital
This support group is for newly diagnosed stroke survivors, long term stroke survivors and their caregivers. The group involves caregivers and medical clinicians that provide insight and resources on the challenges that survivors and caregivers...

Stroke Support Group 
 May 27, 2022
 1:30 - 2:30pm
 H2U of Fawcett Memorial Hospital
This support group is for newly diagnosed stroke survivors, long term stroke survivors and their caregivers. The group involves caregivers and medical clinicians that provide insight and resources on the challenges that survivors and caregivers...

Understanding Birth - Refresher And Tour 
 May 28, 2022
 9:00 - 1:00pm
 Medical Center of Trinity
For moms who have had a child but are looking for a refresher in understanding birth. The class includes a tour of labor, delivery, recovery, post partum and information on our Infant Safety and Security Program. This class is $10.00 per couple....

 May 31, 2022
 11:59 - 11:59pm
 Central Florida Regional Hospital - Online Class
Natural Remedies in Diabetes gives oversite to the utilization of natural remedies and explores the research surrounding it....

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May 25, 2022
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May 24, 2022
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