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Medical Specialties for Specific Needs

Comprehensive and Close to Home

For specific populations and needs, AdventHealth Ocala, formerly Florida Hospital Ocala, offers specialized, comprehensive programs based on evidence-based standards and protocols — including women's care, wound care, senior care, and children's care. It’s part of our commitment to ensuring access to vital, high-quality specialty treatments to better serve you and our community.

We’re here to help you find the right physician or a location that’s convenient for you.

Evidence-Based and Personalized

Specialty Treatments for Diverse Needs

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Women’s Care

As a woman, you have specific needs and deserve high-quality women's health care delivered with respect, warmth and understanding. Trust AdventHealth Ocala, formerly Florida Hospital Ocala. Whatever your lifestyle, goals or stage of life, you’ll find the medical specialties and services you need to protect your health and help you live your best life.

We offer the full range of evidence-based preventive health screenings, as well as family planning, menopause management and maternity care. Our surgeons are skilled in the latest minimally invasive techniques possible and frequently perform gynecological procedures such as:

  • Adhesion Removal
  • Bladder Reconstruction
  • Endometriosis Treatment
  • Fibroid Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hysterectomy
  • Prolapsed Uterus Surgery
Children’s Care

Caring for children is part of our healing ministry, and dealing with the unexpected is part of being a parent. That’s why we operate a separate emergency room for children, with kid-friendly surroundings, specialized emergency care and staff experienced in putting kids and families at ease.

A partner of AdventHealth Ocala, Heart of Florida Health Center offers primary care, including pediatric care for children of all ages. Most services are available on a sliding fee scale, and Medicaid and most insurance are accepted.

Also, our ear, nose and throat specialists provide experienced, specialty treatments for children with developmental language delays, swallowing difficulties, stuttering, or voice and speech problems.

Senior Care

To better serve this growing segment of our area’s population, AdventHealth Ocala offers Prestige 55, a program for anyone aged 50 and older who wants a more active, informed and enjoyable life. Prestige 55 offers:

Wound Care

Wounds that are slow to heal can lead to infection and other health risks, and greatly decrease your quality of life. For wounds that have not healed within 30 days, turn to AdventHealth Ocala’s Center for Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine, offering advanced and specialized outpatient care for wounds that have resisted traditional treatment. The center offers the latest proven specialty treatment options, such as bio-engineered skin substitutes, hyperbaric medicine, growth factor therapy, negative pressure therapy, biologicals and biosynthetics, transcutaneous oxygen monitoring, total contact casting, and compression therapy.

Most treatments are covered by Medicaid, Medicare or insurance.

Our wound care specialists are skilled in treating all kinds of non-healing wounds, such as:

  • Bone Infection (Osteomyelitis)
  • Compromised Skin Grafts or Flaps
  • Diabetic/Neuropathic Ulcers
  • Dermatitis
  • Gangrene
  • Minor Burns (Serious burns, burns involving the face, or burns causing a risk to the function of hands or feet should first be evaluated at a trauma or burn center)
  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Radiation Injuries/Wounds
  • Skin Tears
  • Surgical Wounds
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Venous Stasis Ulcers

About hyperbaric oxygen therapy: Saturation in 100% pure oxygen can promote the body’s natural immune system and healing responses, allowing wounds to heal more easily, from the inside out. Relax in a clear acrylic shell as you listen to music or watch TV and movies on players mounted above the chamber. You’ll be monitored by certified hyperbaric staff members and remain in constant contact with them through an intercom system.

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Caring Specialists

For Specific Health Care Needs

Our specialists in senior, women and children's health care — and our wound care experts — are specially trained, with degrees, certifications and experience in their chosen fields.

Healing the Hurting

Award-Winning Wound Care

With a success rate of 92 percent healed in just 12 to 16 weeks, AdventHealth Ocala’s Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine earned the Healogics Center of Distinction in 2016 in recognition of our clinical excellence. Our commitment to healing the wounded is crucial to our healing ministry.