St. Vincent's Medical Center Southside

Phone: 904-296-3700

Office: 904-296-3700

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Founded in 1873, St. Vincent’s Medical Center Southside (once known as St. Luke’s) was the first private hospital in Jacksonville and is the oldest private hospital in Florida. Currently a 311-bed facility, St. Vincent’s Southside joined the St. Vincent’s HealthCare family in 2008.

St. Vincent’s Southside is the only community hospital in Jacksonville to receive the “baby-friendly” designation from the World Health Organization and UNICEF. It is also home to the area’s only all-private neonatal intensive care (NICU) rooms. The Family Birth Place at St. Vincent’s Southside was also one of only nine organizations in the country to receive a PRC Platinum Achievement Award in 2015.


In addition to the services hospitals are known for providing, such as emergency care, St. Vincent’s Southside is also home to:

  • The Family Birth Place
  • The area’s only neonatal intensive care unit with all-private rooms 
  • St. Vincent’s Spine & Brain Institute, including an epilepsy monitoring unit
  • St. Vincent’s Center for Orthopedic Excellence

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4201 Belfort Road Jacksonville, FL 32216

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