Florence Hospital (The Oasis of Hope Hospital), is a full-service hospital facility in Playas de Tijuana, Mexico. The hospital is 30 minute drive from the San Diego International Airport and has 60 rooms. The Oasis of Hope Hospital was founded in 1963 by Dr. Ernesto Contreras and is certified by the American Hospital Association in 1991. Florence Hospital can provide various services including cardiovascular surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, nuerosurgery, orthopedics, plastic surgery, reconstructive surgery, internal medicine, weight loss surgery and other clinical services. The hospital is near the beach area of Tijuana and offers patients a secure, gated environment with relaxing gardens.