World-Class Healthcare Options
Health and wellness programs help promote Miami’s well-known reputation for endless recreational and outdoor activities. The healthcare community in Miami is as wide as it is deep with 30 hospitals covering every specialty available and some of the leading specialty care centers in the world, including the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute which has been the country’s best in ophthalmology for 15 consecutive years. Miami-Dade’s healthcare providers are among the best in the world. The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, UHealth and Jackson Memorial Medical Center provide the foundation for the Miami Health District, one of the nation’s largest health districts and a nationally acclaimed academic center for clinical care and research.
Baptist Health South Florida is one of the fastest growing health systems including its renowned Miami Cancer Institute and Miami Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute. Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, formerly Miami Children’s, is one of the best children’s hospitals in the nation, renowned for excellence in pediatric medicine.
Throughout Miami-Dade, residents can easily access community hospitals that provide high-quality healthcare services in convenient locations. In addition to UM, Florida International University’s College of Medicine and Barry University’s School of Podiatry provide training for the next generation of medical professionals.