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Overview of Lower Keys Medical Center

Lower Keys Medical Center is a 167-bed, full service, acute care medical facility with a 24/7 emergency room, 24/7 laboratory, 24/7 radiology services and a specially-equipped medical transport helicopter. Created in 1971 to serve the residents of the Florida Keys who live below the Seven Mile Bridge, Lower Keys Medical Center is the area's sole healthcare provider. Our services include general surgery, ophthalmologic and orthopedic surgery, gynecological surgery, ear, nose and throat surgeryn outpatient and ambulatory care, full-service clinical laboratory, rehabilitative therapy, respiratory services, pharmacy, 24-hour emergency medicine, critical care, pathology, pediatrics, and more.

Total beds: 167

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospital

No of Affiliated Doctors: 121

Specialities: Multi Speciality
Affiliated Providers :
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Medicare Quality data

The Medicare quality data presented below is derived from the www.cms.gov hospital compare data. Star ratings are limited in scope to the data sources they are derived from. The Hospital Compare overall hospital rating summarizes a variety of measures across 7 areas of quality into a single rating for each hospital.

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Patient Experience


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Staying out of Hospital after treatment


Above national average

Same as national average

Below national average

Patient Experience (HCHAPS) data from Medicare

This data is based on HCAHPS survey by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (www.cms.gov).The HCAHPS survey is administered to a random sample of adult patients across medical conditions between 48 hours and 6 weeks after discharge; the survey isn't restricted to Medicare beneficiaries. Hospital Compare currently reports results for the categories listed below.    

61% Patients that would definitely recommend ( 11% lower than the national average )


Accept All Major Insurances



The hospital accepts various types of health insurance, but individual coverage may be variable. You should check with your insurance whether the hospital is in network or not. You can make payment via cash, online, credit card or debit card.

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