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Last updated 4 years ago

If you think you may be experiencing a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or 911.

St. Petersburg General Hospital is a primary stroke center accredited by The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization, which accredits and certifies more than 15,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States.

Stroke Education

We educate the community about strokes through physician lectures, sponsorships, the facility's website and health and wellness program.

  • Find upcoming classes & events or call 1-888-741-5122.
  • For a media interview with a stroke expert, contact Marketing and Public Relations at (727) 341-4048.

Chest Pain Center

St. Petersburg General Hospital has received recognition as an Accredited Chest Pain Center (CPC) by the Society of Chest Pain Centers.

The Emergency Room at St. Petersburg General Hospital is prepared to treat everything from minor illnesses to injuries.

  • Emergency care 24/7
  • Assessment and treatment for people of all ages
  • Board-certified or board eligible emergency physicians
  • Specially trained nurses

The Emergency Room Team

The team at St. Petersburg General Hospital works to get you diagnosed from the minute you walk in the door. We have 18 beds available to treat those with some of the severest of injuries and illnesses.

Fast Track

Our Fast Track program has 8 beds. This approach enables St. Petersburg General Hospital to tend to your needs in the quickest amount of time.

Broselow System for Acute Pediatric Administration of Drugs in the ED

The hospital’s emergency department has installed the Broselow System to ensure the proper dosing and administration of drugs to children. Pediatric dosing can be difficult, especially in emergency situations, and the Broselow System allows medical professionals to instantly access proper dosing, improve the speed and accuracy in acute preparation and administration of drugs, reduce medical errors and standardizes pediatric dosing so that we can provide our young patients with high quality emergency care, safely.


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