Broward Health North
Located in Deerfield Beach, Broward Health North is an award winning, 409 bed hospital featuring safe, quality care that results in a five star patient experience.
When you or a loved one is sick or in need of medical care, Broward Health North is here to help you. It has been our goal since 1961 to provide the residents of this community with the best quality healthcare available. As we continue to make improvements, we feel it is important to listen to the needs of our residents. This is why Broward Health North maintains an active role in the community through programs such as the Community Relations Council, made up of various community leaders; the Partners in Education program and numerous lectures, meetings, support groups and screenings.
Your Headquarters for Neurological Care: at Broward Health North we offer complete neurological services including a neurodiagnostic laboratory, neurosurgery, neuro-radiology treatment, rehabilitation services, research and clinical drug trials, as well as support groups and screenings. We also offer only the best of specialized care from our certified neuroscience registered nurses (CNRNs).
The Neurological Institute was the first comprehensive neurological services facility in Broward and Palm Beach counties. It provides evaluation and treatment for a full range of neurological problems, including stroke, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, sleep disorders, dizziness and balance disorders, and other audiology conditions. Components of the Institute include the Sleep Disorders Center, Dizziness & Balance Center, Memory Disorders Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center and Audiology Center.
National organizations available on-site to patients through the Neurological Institute include: the American’s Parkinson’s Disease Association, the National Stroke Association South Florida Chapter, the Alzheimer's Association and the Brain Injury Association of South Florida.
Spine Care Center: Broward Health North offers several specialized procedures, including anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, lumbar fusion, lumbar laminectomy and lumbar microdiscectomy, as part of a comprehensive program featuring an interdisciplinary team approach and pre-operative and post-operative patient education.
The Spine Care Center features a team of expert surgeons, nurses, therapists and technicians specially trained to provide comprehensive clinical care for patients undergoing back and neck surgery.
Adult Level II Trauma Center: The Center is one of two designated trauma units serving the northern two-thirds of Broward County. It features the latest equipment to handle trauma cases 24 hours a day.
CT/MRI Imaging Services: Broward Health North offers state-of-the art screening exams including Total Body CT, cardiac calcium scoring, the latest in non-invasive cardiac imaging, PET Scan, virtual colonoscopy, CT angiograms, requiring only an injection, mammography, bone density, MRI and ultrasound as well as diagnostic and interventional radiology procedures.
Gold Coast Home Health and Hospice Services: For patients seeking care in the comfort of their own homes, Gold Coast Home Health Services provides a full range of services. Gold Coast’s skilled nursing program includes IV/infusion nursing services, enterostomal therapy services, pediatric care, obstetrical care, psychiatric nursing care, rehabilitation services and pain management.
Orthopedic Services: Services include a total joint replacement program and outpatient rehabilitation therapy, including physical, occupational and speech therapy. A designated orthopedic unit is also featured.
Rehabilitation Unit: This inpatient unit has received the highest rating by the Commission Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. It provides intensive rehabilitation therapy for those with brain injury, spinal cord injury, multiple traumas, orthopedic conditions, amputations, stroke and other neurological conditions. Specialists from many different disciplines – rehabilitation nurses, physical and occupational therapists, speech pathologists, psychologists, social workers, recreational therapists and nutritional counselors – work together as a team to meet the unique needs of each patient.
Emergency Department: The emergency department offers 24-hour care for illness or injury. A stand-out feature of the department is its commitment to staffing of the "triage" area with an emergency physician to handle initial patient assessments. This ensures that every patient is seen by a doctor as quickly as possible. Other department highlights include a Comprehensive Joint Commission Accredited Primary Stroke Center for rapid assessment and intervention.
Express Admissions/First Admit Unit: Conveniently located near the emergency room and the admissions area, this unit has been developed to expedite the direct admission process. Physician orders, nursing assessments and care plans, medications, diagnostic testing, treatments, and consults are quickly expedited.
Same Day Surgery Unit: This unit features 22 private cubicles that provide the outpatient with complete privacy before and after surgery. It offers the latest minimally invasive methods, including microsurgery, laser surgery, arthroscopic surgery, urodynamics and pain management.