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Sarasota Memorial Patient Transfer Center



The Sarasota Memorial Transfer Center helps ensure the quick and smooth transfer of patients from other hospitals to Sarasota Memorial. Just one call to (941) 917-3900 initiates the transfer process. Specially trained registered nurses are available 24/7 to:

  • Facilitate physician-to-physician consultation.
  • Arrange for prompt placement of patient on the appropriate specialty care unit at Sarasota Memorial.

Who might need a hospital-to-hospital transfer?
Patients requiring advanced procedures and specialty care available at Sarasota Memorial Hospital, including stroke patients, women with high-risk pregnancies and/or premature or critically ill newborns, and other patients with complex and high-risk conditions.

How to initiate a hospital transfer:

  • Patients: Talk to your physician and ask to be transferred to your hospital of choice. If you are too sick, ask a family member to speak with your physician.
  • Physicians and clinicians: Click Here

Sarasota Memorial operates several state-of-the-art Mobile Intensive Care Units, specially equipped ambulances designed to respond on-demand to critically ill adult patients and at-risk expectant mothers/newborns who live in outlying communities. We also work with independent transport companies to arrange prompt, safe transfers.

Call our Transfer Center at (941) 917-3900.