The Tampa General Hospital is an 818 bed non-profit general medical/surgical hospital. It is located adjacent to downtown Tampa on Davis Islands, one of the nicest residential areas of Tampa . It is a 20-30 minute drive from the USF campus. Tampa General Hospital is the major teaching hospital for USF with residency programs in most specialties and fellowship programs in many various sub-specialties. It is the only Level I Trauma Center on the West Coast of Florida, which affords significant emergency radiology experience. It also has a burn center, childbirth center, and children's medical center.
The Department of Radiology is equipped with state-of-the-art multislice spiral CT, angiography, and ultrasound equipment. The ultrasound department provides services in general, obstetric, and vascular sonography. Nuclear Medicine provides full coverage in general and cardiac nuclear medicine. Three 1.5 Tesla MRI units are also on site. The recently opened Bayshore Pavilion houses the Cardiovascular Center which consists of 47 private pre- and post-procedure rooms, six cardiac catheterization laboratories and six interventional radiology suites. The Radiology Department has a collection of reference books, a large collection of videotapes, and a teaching file. The hospital has a general medical library with over 2,000 textbooks, 18,000 bound volumes, 425 major journals.
The USF Health South Tampa Center for Advanced Health Care is a seven-story structure located on the Tampa General Hospital campus on Davis Islands in South Tampa. This facility houses administrative offices as well as 90 clinical exam rooms. The fully-digital diagnostic imaging center consists of a 3T MRI, 64 slice CT, screening mammography, ultrasound, bone densitometry, fluoroscopy, and basic radiography.
The Moffitt Cancer Center consists of a 162 bed tertiary-care hospital and the Moffitt Clinic which is a large-volume outpatient center offering services in the various medical and surgical oncologic subspecialties. The center is located on the USF campus adjacent to the medical school, and is devoted to cancer diagnosis, treatment and prevention. The Moffitt Cancer Center is the only National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated center for cancer research in the State of Florida.
The Moffitt Cancer Center diagnostic radiology department consists of five helical CT scanners, three 1.5-Tesla MRI units, an interventional/vascular suite, nuclear medicine including fusion CT/PET scanners, ultrasound, and digital fluoroscopy, as well as a breast imaging center with a dedicated breast MRI unit. The department uses an integrated PACS system. Moffitt has its own medical library that carries most major journals and oncology related material. There is a small library within the radiology department.
All Children's Hospital, a 216 bed freestanding pediatric hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida, serves as a major regional referral center for sick children on central Florida 's West coast. The hospital has a bone marrow transplant unit, renal and heart transplantation services, a pediatric emergency room, and one of the largest pediatric cancer programs in the Southeastern United States. The radiology department has state-of-the-art MRI, CT, ultrasound, and digital fluoroscopy. Approximately 35,000 radiographic exams are done each year. A large pediatric radiology teaching file is available for review inside the department. There is a small library dedicated to pediatric radiology inside the radiology department, in addition to the main All Children's Hospital Medical Library. The main ACH library contains a textbook collection of over 1,000 volumes and 150 journal subscriptions.
The James A. Haley VA hospital in Tampa is a modern general medical/surgical acute care facility immediately adjacent to the medical school campus. This 327 bed hospital includes a 60 bed spinal cord injury unit and services a 300 bed nursing home for veterans. Most radiographic equipment has been replaced or updated in the past five years, including a multislice spiral CT and digital fluoroscopy. The department also utilizes a PACS system. The nuclear medicine service performs all standard examinations, including PET and SPECT, and has a strong nuclear cardiology component. Education materials available at the VAH include the American College of Radiology Learning File on film. A collection of reference books is available in the resident's office and the hospital also has a general medical library.