Charlotte Regional Medical Center

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Charlotte Regional Medical Center
Health Management Associates
Charlotte Regional Medical Center Logo.png
Geography
Location United States 809 East Marion Avenue, Punta Gorda, Florida, United States
Coordinates 26°56′27″N 82°02′24″W / 26.94083°N 82.04000°W / 26.94083; -82.04000Coordinates: 26°56′27″N 82°02′24″W / 26.94083°N 82.04000°W / 26.94083; -82.04000
Organization
Care system Private
Hospital type Acute care, Academic
Affiliated university Edison State College, Charlotte Technical Center
Services
Standards JCAHO accreditation
Beds 208
History
Founded August 17, 1947
Links
Website http://www.charlotteregional.com
Lists Hospitals in Florida
Exterior of Charlotte Regional Medical Center, as seen from the Riverside Behavioral Center

Charlotte Regional Medical Center is a 208 bed[1] for-profit hospital in Punta Gorda, Florida, operated by Health Management Associates of Naples, Florida. It was the first hospital in Charlotte County, and the hospital first opened its doors on August 17, 1947 as Charlotte Hospital.[2] The hospital is mostly known for its cardiology and neurology services. Charlotte Regional Medical Center saw the most damage from Hurricane Charley out of the three hospitals in Charlotte County; damage from the hurricane temporarily disabled all services at the facility.[3] Riverside Behavioral Center is part of Charlotte Regional Medical Center.

Notable staff members[edit]

  • Daniel Conahan - A convicted serial killer commonly known as the "Hog Trail Murderer", worked at the hospital prior to his extracurricular activities being linked to him.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CHARLOTTE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER". Hospital Soup. Retrieved 2011-11-06. 
  2. ^ "CRMC History". Charlotte Regional Medical Center. Retrieved 2011-11-06. 
  3. ^ "Charlotte Regional Medical Center Reopens Emergency Room". Florida Department of Environmental Protection. 2004-08-20. Retrieved 2011-11-06. 
  4. ^ "Daniel Conahan Jr.". ZoomInfo.com. Zoom Information, Inc. 2000-12-23. Retrieved 2010-10-09.