Bayfront Health - Port Charlotte
Bayfront Health Port Charlotte is a Joint Commission Accredited hospital part of a regional network of seven hospitals and more than 70 clinics along the I-75 corridor. Our 254-bed full-service facility offers comprehensive services in emergency care, primary stroke center, orthopedics and the only licensed obstetric and pediatric units and Level II neonatal intensive care unit in Charlotte County. The on-campus Southwest Florida Heart Center is an accredited chest pain center with PCI offering comprehensive cardiac services. Bayfront Health Port Charlotte proudly serves residents in Sarasota, Charlotte, Lee, Collier and DeSoto Counties. Staff includes roughly 900 associates, with over 300 physicians representing more than 40 specialties. Supporting our health care staff is over 100 volunteers who donate thousands of service hours each year.
Founded in 1962, growth and community involvement continue to be prominent themes at Bayfront Health Port Charlotte with over 50 years of service in Charlotte County. Founded by a group of local physicians who were passionate about serving the city's expanding population, Bayfront Health Port Charlotte's original 50-bed hospital opened on June 4, 1962. There were three full-time physicians and one part-time physician associated with Bayfront Health Port Charlotte at this time.
Bayfront Health Port Charlotte is committed to caring for people throughout their cycle of life, including welcoming newborns, preventing illness, providing acute care, managing declining health, and ensuring compassionate care for the dying. Recognized locally as a leading health care provider, Bayfront Health Port Charlotte is large enough to offer the full-continuum of care that you and your family need, but small enough to provide the personal attention that you and your family deserve.