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Powerful Medicine

Broward Health has been your community healthcare neighbor since Broward General Hospital opened its doors in 1938. For more than 70 years, we have provided quality healthcare to the people we serve. Today more than ever, that remains the cornerstone of our commitment and our mission as we evolve and grow.

The true measure of our accomplishment is the care we provided for 1.1 million patient visits in 2010, the dedication of more than 8,000 employees and physicians, and our commitment to provide world class healthcare services to all we serve.

At Broward Health, you'll find ...

The Neurological Institute

The Neurological Institute at Broward Health North specializes in the evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of a full range of neurological problems, including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, sleep disorders, stroke, dizziness and balance disorders, and head and spinal cord injuries. Free memory screenings are available through the Memory Disorder Center.

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Cardiac Services

Rest assured your heart is in the right place at Broward Health. Patients have access to a wide range of services at all of our hospitals for prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Our team of cardiac physicians and cardio-thoracic surgeons at the Broward Health Physician Group are among the most talented and experienced in Broward.

Broward Health Medical Center has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as the only high performing hospital for heart and heart surgery in Broward County.

The Heart Center of Excellence at Broward Health Medical Center, one of the nations’ top centers for cardiovascular treatment, gives patients access to a medical team of experts and the most advanced technology needed to combat heart disease and its related conditions.

Broward Health Imperial Point’s Heart Failure Management Program was the first hospital in South Florida to receive the Gold Seal of Approval™ for healthcare quality from the Joint Commission.

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Our Employee Family

Broward Health is Broward County's largest healthcare services provider. With more than 8,000 employees, we provide an integrated system of medical solutions for our surrounding communities.

If you'd like to join our team, either in one of our fast-paced ED trauma units or state-of-the-art ICUs, we have a place for you! Apply Now »

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Emergency Services

Medical emergencies are scary to think about, but they do happen. So, it’s good to know that Broward Health has four emergency rooms and two trauma centers right here in your neighborhood.

Broward Health Medical Center
Staffed by board certified/board qualified emergency medicine physicians, nurses and support staff, the Emergency Department (ED) at Broward Health Medical Center has over 60 treatment areas to provide privacy without compromising efficiency. Within the ED, 10 rooms are also dedicated to the treatment of noncritical care to "fast track" patients quickly.

One of the only three Level I Trauma Centers in South Florida, Broward Health Medical Center's state-accredited Trauma Center provides around-the-clock care for adult and pediatric trauma patients. The rooftop helipad allows trauma patients to be transported into the facility quickly to facilitate care during the first "golden hour" after a trauma. The Trauma Center is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with trauma surgeons, emergency medicine physicians, nurses and ancillary staff to perform immediate life-saving diagnostic and treatment procedures.

One of the only two Level I trauma centers in South Florida that specialize in pediatric care, the Pediatric Emergency Department at Chris Evert Children's Hospital is staffed with specially trained physicians, nurses and respiratory therapists. With the latest innovative technology to allow easier access and quicker results 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The unit is equipped with 12 treatment rooms for patients 17 years of age or younger.

Broward Health Coral Springs
The modern Broward Health Coral Springs Emergency Department boasts 40 treatment rooms equipped with state of the art technology as well as some of the luxuries of home. The department also features:

  • Primary Stroke Center designation
  • ER for Kids
  • Critical care treatment

Broward Health Imperial Point
The new Emergency Department at Broward Health Imperial Point opened its doors January, 2010. This modern facility has 20 treatment rooms equipped with state-of-the-art technology as well as some of the luxuries of home. The department also features a behavioral health treatment area, Primary Stroke Center, designated critical care treatment room and family waiting area.

Broward Health North
When you need emergency care, day or night, it’s comforting to know that there’s a world-class emergency room close by. The experienced staff at Broward Health North is specially trained for all types of emergencies:

  • 100% of our ER physicians are board certified in emergency medicine
  • 100% of our nurses are trauma-trained and nationally certified (TNCC)
  • Adult Level II Trauma Center-featuring state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and treatment
  • Chest Pain Emergency Unit
  • Pediatrician in-house daily from 4pm-midnight for your little ones

The Emergency Department ‘Fast Track’ program provides a quick turnaround for non-critical patients. Our Comprehensive Stroke Center ranks in the Top 5% nationally, and our patient satisfaction scores consistently exceed the national average.

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Eye Surgery

The Imperial Point Surgery Center is a state-of-the-art outpatient surgery center where patients receive top-quality, compassionate care by our staff of specialized doctors, nurses and healthcare providers.

The eye suites are fully outfitted with state-of-the-art ophthalmology equipment, including the latest in specialized cataract machines, microscopes and lasers. Board certified ophthalmologists at the Center include corneal, retinal, glaucoma and cataract specialists.

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Liver Transplant

Liver transplants provide hope for patients in the final stages of liver disease or end-stage liver disease. Since February 2004, over 190 liver transplants have been performed through the Adult Liver Transplant Program at Broward Health Medical Center. These surgeries have provided patients with a chance for a longer, more active life.

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Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

If you’re looking for the most experienced orthopedists that perform the most orthopedic cases in Broward County, then look no further than Broward Health. As the leading provider of orthopedic services, our physicians perform more joint replacement procedures than any other healthcare system in Broward.

Broward Health Medical Center is one of 14 leading medical centers across the country, and the only location selected in Florida, to provide joint replacement surgery for retired National Football League players.

Learn more about the comprehensive orthopedic services available at Broward Health.

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Pediatrics

Kids have special needs, especially when they’re sick. Our team of professionals includes pediatricians, dozens of pediatric subspecialists and pediatric nurses who are compassionate and committed to serving the individualized healthcare needs of our youngest patients and their families.

Chris Evert Children’s Hospital
Our board-certified pediatric specialists at Chris Evert Children’s Hospital offer a complete range of services for pediatric patients and their families. From the pediatric emergency department to the pediatric intensive care unit, we deliver the most advanced care for children. Our neonatal intensive care unit provides the highest level of care for infants who are critically ill, premature or have special needs.

Our Pediatric Hematology and Oncology program is a designated Children’s Medical Service site and is offered as part of our comprehensive care center at Chris Evert Children’s Hospital. Our pediatric oncologists treat all children 0-18 who have been diagnosed with cancer and blood disorders.

Broward Health Coral Springs
In northwest Broward, children’s services at Broward Health Coral Springs, an affiliate of Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, include neonatal and pediatric intensive care units, pediatric rehabilitation, and pediatric sub-specialties including orthopedic surgery. In the summertime, kids with diabetes can attend the medically-supervised Camp Coral Kids, Broward’s only summer camp for diabetic children.

Voted "Best Pediatric ER in Broward County" by the readers of South Florida Parenting, you can rest assured that we are prepared for your child’s emergencies. Our ER for Kids provides a specialized setting for children and their families, shielding them from the fast pace of the emergency department. With 8 designated exam rooms, ER for Kids is staffed with pediatricians and pediatric nurses 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

In west Broward, Broward Health Weston’s Urgent Care Center is the perfect alternative to the emergency room and its Image Gently protocols are now used throughout Broward Health to reduce radiation exposure in children who require any imaging test such as a CT scan.

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Physician Referral

For a free physician referral, call our Health Line at 954-759-7400.

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Facilities & Services

Broward Health encompasses more than 30 healthcare facilities. View all our facilities here.

Powerful Medicine

Broward Health is a leader in cancer, cardiac and orthopedic care. For information about our expert physicians, technological advances and comprehensive services, visit our microsites:

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