Institute for Advanced MedicineSarasota Memorial Health Care Center at Clark Road

5880 Rand Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34238
approx. 1/2-mile west of I-75 off Clark Rd.
(941) 917-5111

A regional referral center, the Health Care Center at Clark Road offers the most comprehensive and specialized continuum of care to help people maintain an active, healthy lifestyle and recover from illness or injury. For more information, call (941) 917-5111 or click here for a directory of services & providers.

Advancing the quality of care in our community. An integral part of Sarasota Memorial's Neuroscience Center of Excellence, the Institute for Advanced Medicine offers patient-centered multi-disciplinary specialty care, customized rehabilitation programs, break-through imaging technology, onsite laboratory testing, educational and support services, as well as the region's first medically oriented fitness center - HealthFit.

Quality care begins with a quality diagnosis, so the next time you need a CT scan, ask your doctor about Sarasota Memorial's new dual source Somatom Definition CT - at the Institute for Advanced Medicine. A new breakthrough in CT technology, this scanner using two x-rays enables physicians to obtain clearer images of the beating heart without the need for a patient to take medications.

Radiology Services

The center offers a full range of radiology services including:
  • CT
  • MRI 
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Ultrasound
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Digital Mammography (3D Available)
  • Bone Density Testing
  • General Radiology Services

To schedule a Radiology test, call (941)917-7322. Results are available quickly from an on-site physician.

Multi-Disciplinary Specialty Care & Rehabilitation

The center brings nationally recognized researchers and specialists together with our certified rehabilitation therapists to provide highly individualized diagnostic, treatment, rehabilitation, education and support services that address the physical, cognitive and psychological needs of people recovering from neurological injuries, disease or disabilities. The center has a special division devoted to the diagnosis, treatment and management of Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders, as well as a multi-disciplinary team of neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedic and spine specialists.

Advanced Certification in Neuro Rehab

Certified in neuro-developmental treatment, the center's rehabilitation team works closely with each patient's physician, family and other health and fitness specialists to help them manage chronic diseases or recover from injuries, illnesses and surgery. Some of our specialized rehabilitation programs include:
  • Physical, Occupational & Speech Therapy
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Better Balance Program
  • Orthopedics Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine Rehabilitation
  • Hand Rehabilitation (by certified hand therapists)
  • Pain Management

To schedule a Rehab consult or appointment, call (941) 917-7600.

Pain Management Program

Sarasota Memorial's Pain Management Program at the Health Care Center at Clark Road offers a team of experts to provide interdisciplinary comprehensive pain management. Our pain care team works with each patient to develop an individualized treatment plan that allows for increased function ability and quality of life. The team is comprised of board-certified pain medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, registered and licensed practical nurses, clinical nurse researcher, and radiology technicians. We offer a wide range of services, from conservative medication management to advanced interventional procedures. We implement evidence-based pain medicine practices to provide the patient with the highest standard of care and are involved in clinical research initiatives to further the science of pain management.

For information about Sarasota Memorial's Pain Care Centers and services, call (941) 917-4500.

Sarasota Memorial’s First Physicians Group

Backed by the strength and integrity of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, First Physicians Group offers primary and specialty medical care in several locations. At Clark Road, our Internal Medicine & Pediatrics and Family Practice board-certified physicians provide continuing comprehensive health care for individuals and families, from pediatrics through geriatrics. For information or to schedule an appointment, please call (941) 917-2300.

Bariatric & Metabolic Health Center

Sarasota Memorial is dedicated to the treatment and prevention of obesity and allied diseases. The Bariatric Program utilizes a multi-disciplinary, compassionate approach to bariatric surgical care, providing your patients with extensive pre and post-operative education, post operative visits and monthly support groups. Call 917-4753 for more information or visit the bariatric program web page linked above.

Full-Service Laboratory Testing

Open daily. Walk-ins welcome. Hours: 6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Community Education

The center offers visitors a health education and research library – the Hansen Neuroscience Resource Center – as well as ongoing educational programs for physicians and the community.

Childcare at the Institute

Childcare services are available for anyone visiting the center.

Most Insurance Plans Accepted

All insurance plans accepted by Sarasota Memorial are accepted at the Health Care Center at Clark Road.