Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Directions to Sylvester/UMHC

1475 N.W. 12th Avenue
Miami, Florida 33136
305-243-1000
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Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center/UMHC—University of Miami Hospital & Clinics is located at 1475 N.W. 12th Avenue, Miami, Florida 33136. Sylvester and UMHC are in connecting buildings on the northeast corner of the N.W. 12th Avenue and N.W. 14th Street intersection.

Located just minutes from downtown Miami on the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine Campus, Sylvester/UMHC is easily accessible from I-95, State Road 836 (Dolphin Expressway), and public transportation. For directions, see below.

From I-95, points North

  1. Exit I-95 at SR 836 West.
  2. Exit SR 836 at N.W. 14th Street.
  3. Turn right onto N.W. 12th Avenue and continue north. Sylvester will be on the right.

Valet parking is available at center’s entrance.

From I-95, points South and East

  1. Exit I-95 at SR 836 West.
  2. Exit SR 836 at N.W. 12th Avenue and turn right onto N.W. 12th Avenue.
  3. Continue north on N.W. 12th Avenue just past N.W. 14th Street. Sylvester will be on the right.

Valet parking is available at center’s entrance.

From SR 836, the Airport, and points West

  1. Take SR 836 East and take the toll booth exit for N.W. 17th Avenue, north (the Hospitals and Civic Center Exit). The exit will curve around to the left and connect with N.W. 17th Avenue.
  2. Turn right on N.W. 17th Avenue and cross over the Miami River Bridge. Once over the bridge, take the first right onto N.W. North River Drive.
  3. Take the first left onto N.W. 13th Terrace until it converts into N.W. 14th Street.
  4. Turn left onto N.W. 12th Avenue, and Sylvester will be immediately on the right.

Valet parking is available at center’s entrance.

Public Transportation

Located just steps away from the Civic Center Metro Station on N.W. 12th Avenue, Sylvester is conveniently located for those using public transportation. In fact, hundreds of patients, visitors, and employees do it every day.

Bus

For information on bus route schedules and itineraries, call Miami-Dade Transit Information System at 305-770-3131 from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends. Pre-recorded information is available 24 hours a day. Many bus routes travel to Sylvester and the University of Miami medical campus. For a detailed map and route information, log on to http://www.co.miami-dade.fl.us/transit/ and proceed to the section titled Route Maps and Schedules (under the sub-head Metrobus) on the left-hand side of the page. This will allow you to view the various routes that lead to Sylvester. Just look for the Civic Center Station on the map.

Metrorail

Exit Metrorail at the Civic Center Station on N.W. 12th Avenue. Sylvester is south of the Metrorail station at the northeast corner of the N.W. 12th Avenue and N.W. 14th Street intersection. For a detailed map of the various Metrorail stations, you also may log on to http://www.co.miami-dade.fl.us/transit/ and go to Metrorail Stations, which is highlighted as a link within the text on that page. For additional route information, you may also call 305-770-3131.

Tri-Rail

Take Tri-Rail to the Metrorail station at 79th Street in Hialeah. Take Metrorail south and exit at the Metrorail Civic Center Station on N.W. 12th Avenue. Sylvester is located at the northeast corner of the N.W. 12th Avenue and N.W. 14th Street intersection. For more information on getting to Sylvester by Tri-Rail, log on to http://www.tri-rail.com/, click on Destinations, and then click on Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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