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When every minute matters

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If you have a medical emergency, please call 911.

UHealth Tower delivers expert emergency care in our community. Set in the heart of Miami’s health district, the hospital is the flagship of UHealth – University of Miami Health System, the first and only academic-based hospital in South Florida.

Our emergency department offers 24/7 care, from emergency medicine board-certified physicians. We provide care for patients with urgent medical situations when every minute matters, ranging from complex events to more simple injuries. We are a STEMI receiving facility, and we offer advanced cardiovascular and stroke care, state-of-the-art radiology and imaging technology for rapid diagnoses and more.

Our team has access to our experts in cardiology, neurology, pulmonology, orthopedics, geriatrics, surgery and other many specialties


  • Personalized care approach with access to UHealth’s renowned experts across all disciplines — cardiology, neurology, pulmonology, orthopaedics, geriatrics, surgery and many other specialties
  • Staffed 24/7 with emergency medicine residency–trained, board-certified physicians
  • STEMI receiving facility providing advanced care in collaboration with Cardiology
  • Advanced care for Acute Stroke in collaboration with Neurology
  • Highly trained care teams
  • Multidisciplinary approach to acute care
  • Award-winning clinical pathway for immunocompromised oncology patients
  • State-of-the-art radiology and imaging technology for rapid diagnoses
UHealth Tower


  • Chest Pain
  • Stroke Conditions
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Severe Headache
  • Cuts and Broken Bones
  • Shortness of Breath
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Emergency Oncology Care
  • And more

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UHealth Tower

1400 NW 12th Avenue
Miami, FL 33125

Open 24 Hours
7 days a week

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for the 22nd time

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in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Best Hospitals | U.S. And World News - Recognized in 15 types of care 2023-2024


in 3 Adult Specialties
in 10 Procedures / Conditions

  • Cancer
  • Geriatrics
  • Diabetes & Endocrinology
  • Lung Cancer Surgery
  • Kidney Failure
  • Heart Failure
  • COPD
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Pneumonia
  • Colon Cancer Surgery
  • Prostate Cancer Surgery
  • Uterine Cancer Surgery
  • Leukemia, and Lymphoma, & Myeloma Surgery


  • Expert, leading-edge patient care delivered in 100+ specialties by top-ranked doctors
  • South Florida’s only academic-based medical system, powered by the groundbreaking research of the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
  • Thousands of clinical trials, which fastrack breakthrough research and the latest discoveries from laboratory to bedside
  • 1,800+ highly trained providers and scientists working in teams to deliver customized patient care from diagnosis to treatment and follow-up
  • No. 1 eye hospital in the United States, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
  • Only National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center in South Florida, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Pioneering, minimally invasive cardiac surgery program
  • South Florida’s leader in robotic surgery — 5,000+ robotic surgeries performed in multiple specialties
  • Recognized in 15 areas of care, and nationally ranked in two specialties, per U.S. News & World Report
  • 30+ outpatient sites in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Collier counties