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Inpatient Care





Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit
Bay Medical is home to the area’s only dedicated, 15-bed medical/surgical CVICU. Patients are cared for by specially-trained critical care nurses to meet the patient’s specific cardiac needs. The unit is dedicated to cardiac surgery patients, thoracic surgery patients, vascular surgery, cardiac and special intervention patients and patients with acute cardiac episodes. Bay Medical’s critical care units are rated the best in Northwest Florida and the staff of the CVICU consistently scores high marks for patient satisfaction and quality of care.

Cardiovascular Nursing Floor
The Cardiovascular Nursing Unit of the Heart Institute is a 60-bed inpatient area located on the 5th floor that provides 24/7 comprehensive nursing care to heart patients recovering from surgery, heart attack or other heart and vascular conditions. The unit offers continuous monitoring of the patients’ hearts during their recovery period. Expert heart nurses, along with dedicated support staff, are readily available to assist the patient and family with their physical and emotional needs.