Emergency Care

Emergency Department
St Petersburg General Hospital
6500 38th Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33710
Telephone: (727) 384-1414
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If you think you may be experiencing a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or 911.

Primary Stroke Center

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.

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. We offer:

  • 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.

Need help finding a physician?

For routine health matters and check-ups, contact your primary care physician. Regular check-ups with a primary care physician is the best way to maintain good health.

Visit Find a Physician on this website, or call 1-888-741-5122 for a free physician referral.


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Take a Tour

Click on the following links to take a virtual tour of our Patient Waiting Area or the Main ER Desk.

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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