Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital Emerald Coast

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About Us

Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast offers critical access healthcare services to residents of Miramar Beach, FL and surrounding communities

Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast, part of Ascension, is a nationally recognized 76-bed community hospital located in Miramar Beach, Florida, near Destin and provides compassionate, personalized healthcare services to residents of Walton, Okaloosa and Bay counties.
Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast is the area’s most preferred and respected hospital. We are proud to be a leader in state-of-the-art medical technology, robotic procedures and provide nationally recognized services for our community, close to home. Combined with Sacred Heart Medical Group, we offer physician services for a variety of specialties throughout the area with more than 300 highly skilled and qualified doctors on staff.
Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast provides a complete range of healthcare services including; life-saving heart and vascular services, cancer services, surgery, orthopedics, spine, adult and pediatric rehabilitation and full service 24/7 emergency care. We also offer comprehensive women’s services; obstetrics, gynecology, and maternity  services. Our pediatric services are supported by the specialists at The Studer Family Children’s Hospital in Pensacola. 

Expecting mothers delivering in our Family Birth Place enjoy private labor, delivery and recovery suites in a safe, caring environment. Our team of highly skilled OB/GYNs and nurses provide the compassionate, skilled care you deserve. For future higher risk deliveries, you'll be reassured to know that our Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit scheduled to open later this year, will have neonatologists available 24/7.

Innovations made possible through Sacred Heart’s work as part of Ascension enables patients and their families to connect with their caregivers when, where and how they need it. We continue to develop and provide ways to offer care that is convenient and accessible, such as our online physician visits available 24 hours a day. We strive to bring the best solutions from across our connected system of more than 36,000 aligned Ascension providers to benefit every patient — here and nationwide.

Dedicated to providing high quality, person-centered care, Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast consistently ranks among the top hospitals in the country for patient safety, experience and satisfaction. All hospitals strive to offer great medical care -- but some do a better job than others. Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast has been recognized five times as one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals for patient satisfaction by Truven Health Analytics and ranked multiple times as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic and Spine Surgery. The hospital has been recognized nationally with Clinical Excellence Awards for Labor and Delivery, Gynecologic and Spine Surgery, Intensive Care and Emergency Department services. 

Sacred Heart was founded by the Daughters of Charity and has been part of Ascension for 19 years. We are committed to providing compassionate and personalized care for everyone, especially the poor and most vulnerable. 

Living out our mission as a faith-based entity, Sacred Heart Health System provides more than $142 million a year in benefits to our surrounding communities, including more charity care to the area's most vulnerable citizens than any other health care institution.

The hospital sees more than 52,000 visits annually, including more than 1,300 infant deliveries and more than 31,000 emergency department visits. We look forward to serving you.