Nationally Ranked Hospital
Ranked #2 in Florida
Recognized in Northern Florida
Shands at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL is ranked nationally in 7 adult and 7 pediatric specialties. It was also high-performing in 5 adult specialties, as shown below. Shands at the University of Florida is a 939-bed general medical and surgical facility with 37,547 admissions in the most recent year reported. It performed 17,125 annual inpatient and 14,268 outpatient surgeries. Its emergency room had 58,536 visits. Shands at the University of Florida is a teaching hospital. It is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
These institutions were also considered in this hospital's specialty rankings:
This hospital was among 148 facilities—roughly 3 percent of the 4,793 analyzed for the latest Best Hospitals rankings—to be ranked in even one of the 16 specialties.
This hospital was one of 80 facilities that made the rankings in at least one of the 10 specialties analyzed for the 2012-13 Best Children's Hospitals.
Editor's Note, 7/17/2012: Some children's hospitals were initially misranked in one or more specialties due to a programming error that affected their scores. The website now displays correct rankings. To see if this hospital was one of the affected hospitals, get details here.
Under a federal program, most U.S. hospitals now sample recently discharged patients and ask them about their stay. In a year's worth of surveys, here's how this hospital's patients responded to a key question, along with averages within the state and nationally.
Whether patients would recommend the hospital to friends and family:
|Probably or definitely not|
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Affiliated Hospitals or Services
Shands at the University of Florida
1600 SW Archer Road
Gainesville, FL 32610-0326