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UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital

UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital

Appointment: 
352-265-0111
Address:
1515 SW Archer Road
Gainesville, FL 32608
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Visiting Hours
Monday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Located across Archer Road from UF Health Shands Hospital, the 500,000-square-foot facility offers advanced resources for a wide range of oncology, surgery, critical care and emergency/trauma patients.

Inpatient Services

UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital  inpatient services include the following:

Medical and Outpatient Services

Other medical and outpatient services include

  • state-of-the-art operating rooms
  • intensive care units
  • full spectrum of radiological capabilities (e.g., CT, interventional,Aquilion ONE)
  • bone marrow transplant outpatient clinic

Telephone Numbers

  • Bone Marrow Transplant: 733-0972
  • Brain: 273-9000
  • Breast: 265-7070
  • Dermatologic (Skin): 594-1500
  • Melanoma Center: 265-0169
  • Head and Neck: 265-0920
  • Eye: 265-7080
  • GI (Gastro-Intestinal): 265-0990
  • Gynecologic: 273-7555
  • Hematology & Oncology: 265-0725
  • Lung: 265-0649
  • Orthopaedic: 273-7195
  • Other Surgical Oncology 265-0535
  • Pediatric: 273-9120
  • Radiation Therapy: 265-0287
  • Urologic: 265-8282

UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital Features

Oak Hammock Concierge Center

The portico and open entry of the Andy and Toni Crawford Lobby provide much more than a waiting room. The space welcomes people into this unique healing, smoke-free environment. With the Oak Hammock Concierge Center and a coffee kiosk conveniently located just within the doors, the lobby offers a continuous view of the lush Garden of Hope directly across from the entrance.

Other resources adjacent to the Andy and Toni Crawford Lobby are the Auxiliary Conference Center, The Gift Stop gift shop, a pharmacy and the Marshall M. and Paula P. Criser Jr. Cancer Resource Center.

Criser Cancer Resource Center

A division of Shands Arts in Medicine

Located on the south east corner of the Andy and Toni Crawford lobby of UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital, the Marshall M. and Paula P. Criser, Jr. Cancer Resource Center is designed to promote patient education and wellness.

Realizing the need for a safe, quiet and private space, the center provides patients and families a relaxing and supportive environment. Here they can stay connected to family and friends through computers with free internet access, find up-to-date information about treatment, recovery and how to cope with bereavement.

The floor-to-ceiling windows on the east and south sides offer ample natural light, and visitors can enjoy views of the Garden of Hope and surrounding scenery in a family room atmosphere.

Experienced staff with backgrounds in oncology, social work, psychology, creative arts and holistic healing, engage patients and families in a variety of educational opportunities and support services designed to foster personal discovery.

In addition, the Margo Powers multi-purpose room (located within the center) offers patients, families and staff a place to conduct and enjoy health-related classes, art workshops and educational seminars. It also can host small group meetings.

The Criser Cancer Resource Center is an interdisciplinary facility that complements medical care and helps us support the diverse needs of individuals and families. The center provides information and tools to help patients and their families cope with cancer and its treatments.

Criser Cancer Resource Center (Family Room) Programs and Events

Hours: Mon- Fri 9am-5pm
Phone: 352.733.0881

For a list of programs and events, please stop by the Cancer Resource Center on the first floor of the UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital.

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Medical Records

To obtain a copy of your medical records from UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital, please contact 352-265-0111.

Pay your bill

If you have questions or wish to pay in person, please consult our billing section.

Accepted Insurance

Shands hospitals and UF Physician practices accept insurance from numerous providers, including Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, CIGNA, Humana, Capital Health, United Healthcare, Medicaid, and state and government services. For a full list of accepted plans visit our Insurance / Billing page.

Insurance acceptance varies between physicians and locations and is subject to change. To confirm that a specific physician will accept your insurance, please contact the practice using the telephone numbers listed at the top of the page. A representative will be happy to assist you.

UF Health is tobacco-free

Help us maintain our strong commitment to patients and to promoting good health in our communities: please don't smoke, chew tobacco or use electronic cigarettes on UF Health-owned or -operated properties. Thank you.