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HCA Florida Westside Hospital is a medical facility & ER offering a full range of healthcare services, including surgery and orthopedic care in Plantation.

Message from the CEO

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the online home of HCA Florida Westside Hospital.

Our website has been updated to better serve you and provide all the resources and information you need to stay informed about your health. Founded in 1974, HCA Florida Westside Hospital has evolved into an award-winning, 250-bed hospital recognized for providing a wide array of services to the residents of Broward County in South Florida and to visitors from around the world. We are continuously expanding and adopting the latest technology, enabling us to always provide leading-edge services to the population we serve.

We provide 24-hour comprehensive medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including oncology, cardiology and emergency care. HCA Florida Westside Hospital also offers the community the latest in minimally invasive spine and colorectal surgery and is one of only nine centers in the United States certified by The Joint Commission for minimally invasive colorectal surgery.

In addition, HCA Florida Westside Hospital is certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Agency for Health Care Administration (ACHA) and has received a Thrombectomy Capable Center certification from the Joint Commission. We are also proud to be a teaching and research facility, offering Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs in podiatry, surgery and internal medicine.

For over 45 years, HCA Florida Westside Hospital has been committed to expanding and improving every facet of the organization, devoting significant time and resources to enhancing our facility, personnel and healthcare. All of our outstanding employees, including physicians, specialists and medical staff, are committed to making our patients feel welcome and comfortable.

Our website offers you a road map to good health as well as referrals to highly trained physicians practicing at HCA Florida Westside Hospital. By providing the latest news on various health conditions to highlighting community events in our calendar, we want to be your trusted source for healthcare in Broward County and online.

Please feel free to call (954) 476-3915 should you have any questions or concerns regarding your care at HCA Florida Westside Hospital.

Enjoy your visit,

Barbara J. Simmons, RN
Chief Executive Officer

HCA Florida Westside Hospital statistics

  • 78,656

    Total patients treated in 2019

  • 1,200+


  • 709


  • 250

    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 Healthgrades.
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.
"I’ve been coming to HCA Florida Westside Hospital for three years due to a chronic condition. I choose to commute an hour and 20 minutes every month to Westside because I am confident in the great care I’ve received and will continue to receive from this hospital."
Jack H.