Skip to main content

Message from the CEO

Don Henderson

Welcome to UF Health Central Florida, formerly known as Central Florida Health and acquired by University of Florida Health in January 2020. We are an award-winning, locally owned and governed not-for-profit health care system and the largest, most comprehensive provider of health care services in the region.

UF Health Central Florida cares for patients in Lake, Sumter and Marion counties through inpatient acute hospital services at UF Health The Villages® Hospital and UF Health Leesburg Hospital, inpatient rehabilitation services at UF Health The Villages® Hospital Rehabilitation Hospital, adult inpatient psychiatric services at the UF Health Leesburg Hospital Senior Behavioral Health Center and diagnostic laboratory services at several locations.

As a premier health care provider, UF Health Central Florida takes pride in providing progressive, innovative technology, along with building strong relationships with patients, families, physicians and residents of the communities we serve. I invite you to explore these pages and learn more about our broad range of high-quality and award-winning services in cardiovascular care, orthopedics, minimally invasive surgery, comprehensive diagnostic services, labor and delivery, neurosurgery and more.

It is important to me to be available to community members who have questions and comments. Please feel free to email me anytime.

Don Henderson, FACHE
CEO, UF Health Central Florida