Shands HealthCare


Shands HealthCare, affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center, is one of the Southeastís premier health systems. Shands includes two major teaching hospitals, two specialty hospitals, a network of outpatient rehabilitation centers, and two home health agencies. We offer two state-designated Level I Trauma Centers and emergency air and ground transport programs that serve adult, pediatric and neonatal patients.The Shands HealthCare system is comprised of:

  • Two Academic Medical Centers
    - Shands at the University of Florida (Gainesville)
    - Shands Jacksonville (Jacksonville)
  • Outpatient Programs
    - Shands HomeCare (North Florida)
    - Shands Rehab Centers (Gainesville)
  • Two Specialty Hospitals
    - Shands Rehab Hospital (Gainesville)
    - Shands Vista Behavioral Health (Gainesville)
  • University of Florida Physician Practices (Gainesville and Jacksonville)