Shands Starke Regional Medical Center
Just south of 1-10 in North central Florida's Bradford County is Starke. With a population approaching 30,000 and just 30 minutes from the university town of Gainesville, Starke is an excellent choice for quiet family living in the Sunshine State without the congestion of the hectic major tourist destinations. Recreation features hunting, fishing, lakes, springs and state parks. Nearby is Osceola National Forest and Lake Geneva. Historic, coastal St. Augustine is an hour away. Shands Starke Regional Medical Center is an attractive 25-bed critical access facility with a rural health clinic. The professional staff is proud to be dedicated to their home community's primary care services and outreach programs.
Shands Starke Regional Medical Center is a 25-bed, acute-care hospital that has been offering state-of-the-art medical technology and healthcare services to the residents of Bradford County, Florida, since 1956. Accredited by The Joint Commission, Shands Starke provides 24-hour emergency care and treats more than 16,000 patients in its ER each year. Other services offered by the hospital include surgery, outpatient specialty clinics, physical therapy and massage therapy, radiology, respiratory care services, cardiac testing, comprehensive lab services, and a sleep study lab.