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Summerfield ER opens adjacent to Del Webb Spruce Creek

Ocala Health has opened Summerfield ER, a freestanding emergency room located on U.S. Hwy. 441 adjacent to Del Webb Spruce Creek. The nearly $10 million project employs approximately 40 full-time healthcare professionals.
Expected to serve more than 15,000 patients in its first year, the 10,500-square-foot facility features 11 emergency rooms, a laboratory, and imaging services, including CT scan, ultrasound and X-ray.
“The new Summerfield ER facility allows us to provide critical healthcare services in a more convenient setting for our patients,” said Chad P. Christianson, CEO, Ocala Health. “We continually monitor development in Marion County, and our hospitals are seeing an increased number of patients from the Summerfield area. This new facility provides emergent care more closely to where our patients and their families live.”
Ocala Health encompasses Ocala Regional Medical Center, a 222-bed facility located in the heart of Ocala, and West Marion Community Hospital, a 94-bed hospital located in West Marion County.
The hospitals offer a host of other quality and award winning services including bariatric surgery, orthopedic care and joint replacement, robotic surgery, cardiac and vascular services including open heart surgery and interventional procedures, emergency, neurological and rehabilitation services. Ocala
Regional Medical Center is also a Level II Trauma Center. Ocala Health’s outpatient facilities include Family Care Specialists, a primary care network of seven locations throughout Marion County; Advanced Imaging Centers with two locations; a freestanding Wound and Hyperbaric Center; a Senior Wellness Community Center; and four surgical and physician specialty practices.

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