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Welcome to the Tampa General Hospital Web Site

In a diverse city known for its rich culture and beautiful beaches, Tampa General Hospital offers yet another incentive – world-class health care. Tampa General is a private not-for-profit hospital and one of the most comprehensive medical facilities in West Central Florida serving a dozen counties with a population in excess of 4 million. As one of the largest hospitals in Florida, Tampa General is licensed for 1,018 beds, and with approximately 6,600 employees, is one of the region’s largest employers.

Tampa General Hospital has been affiliated with the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine since the school was created in the early 1970s. Tampa General is the primary teaching affiliate of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and over 300 residents are assigned to Tampa General Hospital for specialty training in areas ranging from general internal medicine to neurosurgery. In addition, USF medical students, nurses and physical therapy students all receive part of their training at Tampa General. Faculty of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine admit and care for patients at Tampa General as do community physicians, many of whom also serve as adjunct clinical faculty.

TGH is the area’s only level I trauma center and one of just four burn centers in Florida. With five medical helicopters we are able to transport critically injured or ill patients from 23 surrounding counties to receive the advanced care they need. The hospital is home to one of the leading organ transplant centers in the country, having performed more than 6,000 adult solid organ transplants, including the state’s first successful heart transplant in 1985. TGH is a state-certified comprehensive stroke center, and its 32-bed Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit is the largest on the west coast of Florida. Other outstanding centers include cardiovascular, orthopedics, high risk and normal obstetrics, urology, ENT, endocrinology, and the Children’s Medical Center, which features a nine-bed pediatric intensive care unit and one of just three outpatient pediatric dialysis units in the state. As the region’s leading safety net hospital, Tampa General is committed to providing area residents with excellent and compassionate health care ranging from the simplest to the most complex medical services.

TGH Opens New Transplant House!

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Tampa General Hospital’s new transplant house on Columbia Drive will serve as a home away from home for transplant patients who are well enough to be out of the hospital, but not well enough to be as far away from TGH as they live.  Click here to read the article on tbo.com.

TGH Lifespan commercial now airing!

TGH’s ‘Lifespan’ caLifespan thumbnail for youtubempaign commercial began airing on local television stations in January 2014.  Click here to view the extended 50-second web version on our TGH YouTube page.

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Tampa General has begun an important new program that will help our medical staff manage medical necessity regulatory guidelines. Executive Health Resources (EHR), a physician-operated organization that provides outsourced medical necessity compliance and denials management solutions to acute care hospitals, will work with TGH on this project. EHR is working with more than 1,700 hospitals around the country. Read More

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New/Expectant Parent Weekly Newsletter

TGH provides FREE weekly e-mails for new and expecting parents filled with helpful information including:

  • support tips and advice
  • your baby’s developmental milestones week by week
  • recent research findings
  • answers to questions asked by other expecting or new parents

Click here for more information or to sign up.

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Tampa General Hospital is located on Davis Islands in downtown Tampa. Visitor/Patient parking is available in the parking garage located on campus and handicapped spaces within the garage are clearly marked.