Newcomers to Tampa can rest assured that they’ll be in safe hands as far as the medical needs and those of their family are concerned. Tampa is home to some world-class hospitals staffed by excellent physicians, surgeons and nurses. The Cigar City boasts over 30 hospitals and a number of speciality care facilities. The state of Florida continues to invest a fair amount into healthcare and the medical establishments in Tampa are paving the way when it comes to the advancement of medicine and health in the area.
Tampa General Hospital is one of the most comprehensive medical facilities in Florida and contains the area’s top trauma centre and one of the country’s leading transplant departments. The city is also home to the Moffit Cancer Center which is the top cancer care hospital in Florida and among the leading facilities nationally.
As is the case throughout the US, Tampa residents should be in possession of a comprehensive private health insurance plan if they want easy access to the city’s top medical facilities. While medical costs in Tampa may be more affordable than other US cities such as Austin, Atlanta and Denver, it is by no means cheap. Prospective Tampa residents should spend time researching their options to find a policy that best suits their needs and those of their dependants.
Below is a list of some of the most well-established healthcare facilities in Tampa.
Hospitals in Tampa
Memorial Hospital of Tampa
Address: 2901 W Swann Ave, Tampa, FL 33609
Kindred Hospital Tampa
Address: 4801 N Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33603
Tampa General Hospital
Address: 302 W De Leon St, Tampa, FL 33606
St Joseph’s Hospital
Address: 3001 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Tampa, FL 33614
►For some useful insights into the schooling options available in the Cigar City, take a look at our Education and Schools in Tampa page
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