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Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital

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Whether it’s chest pain, a child’s broken arm, or any other urgent medical concern, Seminole County residents can count on Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital for full-service, 24/7 emergency room care, with ER physicians board-certified in emergency medicine and access to the latest advanced procedures and state-of-the-art technology.

Orlando Health South Seminole provides care for even the most serious of emergencies, and as home to one of three Orlando Health Air Care Team helicopter bases, also provides transport for severe trauma needs to Central Florida’s only Level One Trauma Center at Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center.

Chest pain is one of the most common reasons adults come to the ER. While only a small percentage of those patients actually experience a heart attack, it’s important to make that determination quickly. Accredited as a Chest Pain Center by the American College of Cardiology, Orlando Health South Seminole has doctors skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of heart disease. Leading-edge technology is used to evaluate patients experiencing a potential heart attack, providing rapid diagnosis and treatment. The hospital’s Cardiovascular Imaging Center is equipped with the latest vascular technology for both invasive and noninvasive procedures.

Trusted national organizations, namely The Joint Commission and American Stroke Association, qualify certain hospitals to provide a more advanced level of stroke care. Primary Stroke Centers stabilize patients and give emergency treatments including clot-busting (tPA) therapy. As a designated Primary Stroke Center, Orlando Health South Seminole is recognized for meeting standards that support best practices and successful outcomes for stroke care with a specialized stroke team equipped to deliver rapid diagnosis and appropriate treatment to patients experiencing stroke symptoms.

If surgery is needed, Orlando Health South Seminole has a robust surgical program to handle a wide variety of surgical needs, with state-of-the-art operating suites, recovery unit, and outpatient surgical services. Many surgeries are done through minimally invasive procedures, including robotic-assisted surgery, which means shorter recovery times and less time spent in   the hospital.

To enhance patients’ ease of use, Orlando Health South Seminole now offers online scheduling for minor emergencies that are not life- or limb-threatening. This convenient tool allows patients to check in online, select an estimated treatment time for ER care, and then wait in the comfort of their home until their scheduled time to be seen.

Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital has been serving the residents of Seminole County for 35 years. Strengthened by the full network of Orlando Health specialists and services, Orlando Health South Seminole is a comprehensive medical and surgical hospital offering a wide scope of healthcare services. Learn more at ChooseOrlandoHealth.com.

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