About Us

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Blake Medical Center is 383 bed full service hospital,offering a full spectrum of health care services. We are a leading provider of acute care in Manatee County.

Our highly skilled team of hospital professionals deliver a comprehensive range of services, from open heart surgery and oncology, to our weight loss solutions program and health education.

There are over 400 independent physicians on staff. To find a doctor near you, call our free physician referral office at 1-888-359-3552 (toll-free).

It takes constant effort and teamwork to be among the best. Our patients deserve nothing less than our best efforts. We welcome your comments about your experience at Blake Medical Center. Please tell us what you think on our website feedback form.

Awards and recognition

  • Solucient Top 100 Hospital - 9 times
  • Accreditation from the Joint Commission
  • Hospital
  • Laboratory
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI)
  • Chest Pain Accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers
  • OSHA Award-VPP STAR Status-nationally recognized for comprehensive employee safety-First hospital in Florida and Third in the Nation
  • BC/BS Cardiovascular Center of Excellence
  • Bradenton Herald Reader's Preference Award - 3 years running.

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

We look forward to continuing to provide quality care for the community.


Daniel J. Friedrich, III
Chief Executive Officer
Blake Medical Center