- About Panama City
- Medical Facilities
Bay Medical Center
Bay Medical Sacred Heart (BMSH) is the only Level II trauma center between Pensacola and Tallahassee.
Although the hospital incurred damage from Hurricane Michael, BMSH provided uninterrupted emergency services during and after the storm. Inpatient services resumed in the beginning of 2019 with 75 beds, 8 operating rooms, 5 cardiac cath labs, with a focus on heart and surgical services, including robotic surgery.
BMSH is the only hospital in the Panama City area offering comprehensive cardiac care including open heart surgery. The medical team offers board-certified cardiologists, as well as cardiovascular and thoracic surgeons.
BMSH provides 24/7 emergency services in two locations: the main hospital campus at 615 Bonita Avenue, and the Beach Emergency Room (ER) at 11111 Panama City Beach Parkway. The Beach ER location also offers outpatient therapy and diagnostic services.
Serving patients in a seven-county area, Bay Medical Sacred Heart is nationally accredited as a Heart Attack and Stroke Center of Excellence and is accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC).
Gulf Coast Medical Center
Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center is a 227 bed acute care hospital proudly serving Bay County and surrounding communities for 40 years.
Located in Panama City, Florida, its team of more than 550 providers and 1,000 employees work to ensure patients receive the highest quality of care. With the area's only designated Pediatric ER, four-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and 28-bed Neonatal-Intensive Care Unit (NICU), the hospital is ready to care for Bay County's youngest residents. Average ER wait times are available by texting ER to 32222.
The hospital has the only Accredited Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI with Resuscitation as recognized by the American College of Cardiology. The hospital has received advanced certification for Primary Stroke and Sepsis as designated by the Joint Commission.
The hospital's cancer program has achieved comprehensive designation by the Commission on Cancer and is an accredited breast program by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Cancers (NAPBC).
These designations demonstrate the hospital's commitment to safety and quality of care.