Bayfront Health Opens New ER in St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg (June 14,2023) – Bayfront Health is opening its newest emergency room in West St. Petersburg. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 to celebrate the opening of Bayfront Health Emergency Room – Crossroads.
The facility includes a three-story, 42,000 square foot building with the 14,000 square foot emergency room located on the ground floor and space for future medical offices located on the second and third floors. The emergency room has 12 exam rooms, including two resuscitation rooms, plus six areas where patients can comfortably wait for their results and an ambulance bay.
Bayfront Health Emergency Room - Crossroads offers a complete range of emergency diagnostic and treatment capabilities including full, on-site laboratory services, diagnostic imaging with digital X-ray, CT scanning and ultrasound.
“Today we take an important step in expanding access to emergency services in St. Petersburg and Pinellas County,” said John Moore, President of Bayfront Health. “This facility is an example of the world-class care that patients of Bayfront Health have come to know. Our trusted team of board-certified emergency physicians and specialty trained ER nurses are ready to serve this community 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with the care you deserve, when you need it most.”
Bayfront Health Emergency Room – Crossroads will open for patients Monday, June 19, 2023.
About Bayfront Health
The 480-bed Bayfront Health St. Petersburg was founded in 1910. It was acquired October 1, 2020 by Orlando Health, a not-for-profit healthcare organization with $8.1 billion of assets under management. The hospital’s areas of clinical excellence include heart and vascular, surgical services, rehabilitation services, neurosciences, maternity care and – as home to the only state-accredited Level Two Adult Trauma Center in the St. Petersburg region – emergency services and trauma care.
Bayfront Health St. Petersburg is integral to the 3,238-bed Orlando Health system that includes 23 hospitals and emergency departments – 18 of which are currently operational with five coming soon. The system also includes nine specialty institutes, more than 100 adult and pediatric primary care practices, skilled nursing facilities, an in-patient behavioral health facility under the management of Acadia Healthcare, and more than 60 outpatient facilities that include imaging and laboratory services, wound care centers, home healthcare services in partnership with LHC Group, and urgent care centers in partnership with FastMed Urgent Care. More than 4,000 physicians, representing more than 100 medical specialties and subspecialties have privileges across the Orlando Health system, which employs more than 25,000 team members and more than 1,200 physicians.
Orlando Health’s Graduate Medical Education (GME) program hosts more than 350 residents and fellows including more than 40 who are enrolled at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg’s OB/GYN, Family Medicine, Sports Medicine and Pharmacy programs.
In FY22, Orlando Health served nearly 142,000 inpatients and 3.9 million outpatients. The healthcare system provided more than $782 million in total value to the communities it serves in the form of charity care, community benefit programs and services, community building activities and more in FY 21, the most recent period for which this information is available. Additional information can be found at http://www.orlandohealth.com, or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @orlandohealth.