The Shands hospital is located on 1600 SW Archer Road in the city of Gainsville, Florida. The hospital also falls under the postal code 32608 and is affiliated with the University of Florida's College of Medicine. The hospital provides primary care and family medicine services.
As of 2015, the Shands hospital also houses approximately 900 physicians from both the UF College of Medicine and the local community. The physicians working in the hospital are also supported by more than 8,000 administrative and nursing staff. Aside from general care, the Shands hospital also provides complex medical services, such as cardiology, heart surgery and neurosurgery.