St. Anthony's Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida, was built with a mission — to build a hospital that always puts the patient first. Continuing its tradition for more than 80 years, today's 395-bed hospital is recognized as one of the area's most respected and technologically advanced medical facilities.
Founded by the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany with a mission to serve, our team members strive to advance the level of compassionate care we provide to our patients and community. St. Anthony's Hospital offers advanced medical technologies and outstanding physicians who care for you as a whole person with dignity and respect.
St. Anthony's enjoys a reputation in the fields of general surgery, orthopedics, cancer treatment, diabetes management and neurology. Our emergency staff is certified to recognize and treat strokes. The American Stroke Association recently awarded St. Anthony's Hospital its Get With The GuidelinesSM-Stroke (GWTG-Stroke) Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award. The award recognizes St. Anthony's commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to evidence-based guidelines.
We offer outstanding diagnostic and treatment options of all types of cancer. Our Susan Sheppard McGillicuddy Breast Center is unmatched in the community in diagnostic services and helping patients navigate their treatment options should they find a cancer diagnosis.
St. Anthony's was the first hospital in St. Petersburg to offer the cutting-edge technology of a 3D HD surgical robot and the first in the area to provide the community with digital mammography. In addition to providing the latest technological advances available, we are the hospital of choice for outstanding physician specialties such as ear, nose and throat surgery, colorectal surgery and minimally invasive laparoscopic surgeries, including bariatric LAP-BAND® surgery. Our orthopedic surgery program includes a joint replacement center for total joint replacements and a sports medicine program trusted by amateur and professional athletes alike.
Today, St. Anthony's continues to be the premier specialty hospital in St. Petersburg with a recently completed $30 million project of external and internal improvements. In the past few years, St. Anthony's has added a new Heart Center, Breast Center, purchased powerful new imaging and diagnostic equipment, including a 3.0T MR system with Ambient Experience, developed a new primary care network and improved its specialty services to better meet the needs of the community.
St. Anthony's future continues to grow as the hospital recently opened the new Emergency Center and Patient Care Tower in early 2012. The new Emergency Center and Patient Care Tower at St. Anthony's Hospital is the latest and most important medical advancement for the people of St. Petersburg. St. Anthony's truly is where technology meets compassion.