Bayfront Health Punta Gorda

809 East Marion Avenue
Punta Gorda, FL 33950

941-639-3131

On August 17, 1947, Bayfront Health Punta Gorda—then known as Charlotte Hospital—opened its doors with 18 beds and officially became Charlotte County’s first hospital. Over the years, as Charlotte County and its surrounding areas grew, so did its first hospital.

Today, Bayfront Health Punta Gorda is a 208-bed Joint Commission Accredited hospital part of a regional network of six hospitals along the I-75 corridor. Bayfront Health Punta Gorda features all-private patient rooms in the acute care setting, and offers an accredited primary stroke center, the Joint Commission Certified Joint and Spine Center, an accredited chest pain center, an accredited hyperbaric and wound care center, and emergency care services. Additional on-campus services include adult inpatient psychiatric care at Riverside Behavioral Center, a discreet medical detox program and rehabilitation and wellness services at the Wellness and Rehabilitation Center.

Bayfront Health Punta Gorda proudly serves residents in Charlotte, Sarasota, Lee, Collier and DeSoto Counties. Staff includes roughly 450 associates, with over 300 physicians representing more than 40 specialties. Supporting our health care staff is over 100 volunteers who donate thousands of service hours each year.

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