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UF Health Shands Hospital

UF Health Shands Hospital is a private, not-for-profit hospital that specializes in tertiary care for critically ill patients. UF Health Shands Hospital is one of the most comprehensive hospitals and one of the leading referral medical centers in the Southeast. It continually receives recognition as one of the best hospitals in the nation by U.S. News and World Report because of its dedication to patient care, education and research.

UF Health Shands Hospital is the primary teaching hospital for the UF College of Medicine. More than 500 physicians representing 110 medical specialties work with a team of healthcare professionals to provide quality care for patients. The faculty from the UF College of Medicine includes nationally and internationally recognized physicians whose expertise is supported by intensive research activities. Shands’ affiliation with the UF Health Science Center allows patients to benefit from the latest medical knowledge and technology.


UF Health Shands Hospital
1600 S.W. Archer Road
Gainesville, Fl 32608

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For more information about Shands Starke or to make an appointment, please call 352-265-8000.