UF Health Shands Emergency Center – Springhill

UF Health Shands Emergency Center – Springhill

8475 NW 39th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32606
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Hours of Operation
UF Health Shands Emergency Center - Springhill is open 24 hours a day.

Located on NW 39th Avenue one mile east of I-75, the free-standing emergency department in the Springhill section of Northwest Gainesville is housed in a completely renovated 8,500-square-foot building, beautifully retrofitted to include all of the technology and diagnostic resources necessary for emergency care.

The new emergency center is fully equipped and staffed to provide the same level of emergency care provided in hospital-based emergency departments, and is open 24/7. The new facility is staffed entirely by board-certified UF Health emergency medicine physicians and nurses specially trained in emergency medicine.

UF Health Shands Emergency Center – Springhill has ten treatment spaces for patients and its own lab and diagnostic radiology services, including Xray,  and CT imaging systems. Additionally, ShandsCair will keep an ambulance permanently stationed at the free-standing emergency room to transfer any patients requiring hospitalization.


Medical Records

To obtain a copy of your medical records from UF Health Shands Emergency Center – Springhill, please contact (352) 265-0131.

Pay your bill

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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.

Financial Assistance

Patients who lack insurance coverage or are unable to pay their portion of the healthcare services they receive may qualify for financial assistance based upon their income level.

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