In 2013, Martin County, which houses Hobe Sound, climbed from the number five position to the number two position in the County Health Rankings study which compares counties, based on a number of variables, to determine overall health. For a specific breakdown of the variables considered, and Martin County’s standing in each, visit www.countyhealthrankings.org.
In keeping with the county’s high health standard, residents of Hobe Sound will find health care is readily available in many of their neighboring communities; each located a very short distance from Hobe Sound.
Nearest is Jupiter Medical Center, which was established in 1979. Jupiter Medical Center is a not-for-profit 283-bed regional medical center consisting of 163 private acute care hospital beds and 120 long-term care, sub-acute rehabilitation and Hospice beds, and provides a broad range of services with specialty concentrations in oncology, imaging, orthopedics & spine, digestive health, emergency services, lung & thoracic, women’s health, weight management and men’s health. The Medical Center has approximately 1,500 team members, 575 physicians and 640 volunteers. For more information on Jupiter Medical Center, please call (561) 263-2234 or visit www.jupitermed.com.
Hobe Sound residents can also utilize the Martin Health System which is based in Stuart, but has numerous hospitals, MediCenters, emergency centers and outpatient centers located in the nearby communities, including a MediCenter right in Hobe Sound. The not-for-profit, community-based Health System houses a combined 344 beds, and employs almost 400 doctors. Martin Health System has also received many awards including a spot on the Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals list for seven years running.
Outside of these medical centers, there are also dentists, chiropractors, physicians and more located in and around Hobe Sound.