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United States Air Force
Sabal Park Clinic
9208 King Palm Dr
Tampa, FL 33619
Health care services provided by the Department of Defense are available to you and your family at your installation. We know that finding the right health care is important, especially in special circumstances such as emergency or during recent move. Here, you’ll find information and options about the services you have regarding healthcare.
The 6th Medical Group is an outpatient medical facility, which provides quality patient care to the patient population of the MacDill. Patients who require specialized care in surgical or orthopedic services are referred to other military facilities or to civilian specialists. On base emergency services ARE NOT available on MacDill. In the event of an emergency, call 911 or proceed to the nearest hospital. A list of urgent care providers is located on the Humana Military Website.
When you move, TRICARE moves with you. No matter where you go in the world, TRICARE is there before, during and when you get to your next duty station.
There are steps you need to take to make sure changes to your TRICARE coverage go smoothly. Understand that when you move, you may have to use a different TRICARE option. Visit Moving to learn more.
Before you move, you should take care of any routine medical needs, including immunizations, and fill your prescriptions so you have enough while traveling. If you need care during your move, visit Getting Care When Traveling to learn what to do.
Filling prescriptions while traveling
You should refill prescriptions before traveling. But if you run out of a prescription drug while traveling, visit Filling Prescriptions When Traveling.
Getting dental care while traveling
Getting dental care while traveling depends on your location and whether you are a service member or family member.
With permanent change of station orders, ask for a copy of your medical and dental records from your military treatment facility and the dental treatment facility. Do this at least one month before your PCS date. The MTF should also transfer a copy of your record and any family records to your new duty station or you may be able to hand carry them to your new duty station.
If you want someone else to be able to get medical or dental information on you or your family while you are moving, you need to complete a DD Form 2870, "Authorization for Disclosure of Medical or Dental Information."
For more information on getting copies of medical records, visit Request Copies of Medical Records.
The 6th Medical Group is an outpatient medical facility, which provides medical care and health and wellness services to a population of more than 215,000 Department of Defense beneficiaries throughout the greater Tampa Bay area.
Medical care services are offered on a priority basis. First priority of care is to active duty military. Second priority is to family members of active duty military, with retired military and family members of retired military following in the eligibility chain. Dental care services are available to active duty military only. Only emergency dental care is offered to other eligible individuals. When services are unavailable, those eligible for medical/dental care are referred to TRICARE.
The 6 MDG does not operate an Emergency Department (ED). Patients seeking emergent care should proceed to the nearest civilian ED. The nearest Emergency Department is Tampa General Hospital, located less than 5 miles of MacDill.
For information on TRICARE Enrollment and Benefits - visit the TRICARE Service Center or contact the TRICARE Office at the 6th Medical Group at 813-827-9900 or DSN 312-651-9900.
Patients who require specialized care in surgical or orthopedic services are referred to other military facilities or to civilian specialists. Routine care is available in the following clinics: Aerospace Flight Medicine, Cardiopulmonary, Chiropractic, Dermatology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine and Primary Care.
Primary Care is divided into seven clinics. These are Liberty, Patriot, PHA, Internal Medicine, Cardiopulmonary, Pediatric and the Brandon Clinic. These clinics provide family centered healthcare.
On May 3, the 6th Medical Group satellite clinic at Sabal Park celebrated its grand opening. The Sabal Park Clinic, 813-828-2273, is located at 9208 King Palm Dr, Tampa, Fl. The clinic provides Women Health, Pediatric, Family Medicine, and Internal Medicine. An ancillary service available includes lab, diagnostics imaging, immunizations, and pharmacy.
All clinic hours are 7:30 am until 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday and on Saturday, for acute appointments only, from 7:30 am until 12 noon.
Active Duty Sick Call
Walk in only!!! 6:45 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. at the Family Health Clinic.
The 6 MDG does not operate an Emergency Department (ED). Patients seeking emergent care should proceed to the nearest civilian ED. The nearest Emergency Department is Tampa General Hospital, located less than 5 miles of MacDill. Patients desiring after hours care contact their Primary Care Manager (PCM) are required to contact their PCM at 813-828-CARE (2273).
Ambulance service on MacDill is provided by a civilian ambulance service. You should only call an ambulance when there is an emergency, and transport is needed. In base housing or on commercial phones, call 911. From official base phones, call 9-911.
Access to Care
Primary Care Appointments: Primary Care Managers are assigned to the following clinics: Flight Medicine, Primary Care, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. Patients seeking a (Primary Care, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics) appointment at the 6 MDG or the Sabal Park Clinic may access through the appointment line at 813-828 CARE (2273). The appointment line may also be used to cancel an appointment, request a medication renewal or to speak to a provider. The phone lines are answered Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. for MacDill providers and Sabal Park Clinic providers. You may make appointments with your assigned PCM at online at any time. All clinic services are by appointment only, unless otherwise specified.
MiCare is a user-friendly, confidential online healthcare messaging system that allows patients to communicate with their healthcare team, get test results, request prescription refills and maintain their own personal health record. In the future information from your electronic health record will be available to transfer directly into your personal health records. To register, fill out the attached MiCare Registration Form and return to your Medical Treatment Facility (MTF). An MTF staff member will verify your identity using the military IC card. Following the in-person submission of your registration, you will receive an email asking you to complete the process online.
Health Promotions Center
The Health Promotions Center (formerly HAWC) is co-located with the Fitness Center in 8115 Cypress Stand St. It offers a multitude of classes from Fitness to Weight Management and beyond. For more information, call 813-828-4739.
The MacDill AFB Dental Clinic is located 3250 Zenke Avenue, and offers a full range of dental care for active duty personnel. Routine examinations for Air Force personnel are scheduled through the member's unit dental examination. Emergencies will be seen by calling 813-827-9400, call by 6:45 a.m. for a same day appointment. All annual dental exams will consist of an exam and cleaning. These appointments are mandatory and you must give at least 24 hours notice for cancellations. Dental treatment for family members not enrolled in the TRICARE Dental Program is extremely limited and available strictly on a space-available basis when an emergency occurs.
The 6th Medical Group has multiple locations to provide pharmaceutical care to our valued beneficiaries.