About Us

CEO Message

CEO Dan FriedrichAt Blake Medical Center, our mission is to provide exceptional care to every patient, every time. From our nurses to our Board of Trustees, every member of our team is dedicated to living that mission because you deserve nothing less.

Blake is a 383 bed, tertiary hospital that has been offering a wide range of healthcare services to the community for over 40 years. Our highly skilled team of professionals delivers lifesaving and life-improving services from advanced heart procedures like TAVR to high quality Orthopedic and Spine surgery.

We are proud to be joined by over 400 of the area’s most respected physicians. To find a doctor near you, call our free physician referral line 24/7 at 1-888-359-3552 (toll-free).

Blake is also proud offer Trauma Care to the residents of Manatee, Sarasota and De Soto Counties. As the only Trauma Center in Trauma District 13, we take our responsibility of caring for the area’s most injured patient very seriously. Every department in our hospital has been able to raise the bar for these and all of our patients. From the OR to Radiology and Laboratory services, each member of our team has been impacted by the care of Trauma patients and I am proud to say that everyone has risen to the task.

What does all of this mean to you? It means that right here in Manatee County, you have access to one of the best hospitals in the nation.

Thank you for the honor of entrusting us with your care.
Daniel J. Friedrich, III
Chief Executive Officer
Blake Medical Center