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Extraordinary Care For  Extraordinary Kids

We’re setting a new standard in pediatric care to heal and support your family in body, mind, and spirit.


Designed With Our Youngest Patients In Mind

A hospital can be an overwhelming place, especially for children and their parents. Florida Hospital for Children was designed from the ground up to be a comforting, nurturing, and immersive environment that helps ease the stress and anxiety associated with a hospital stay. With the help of Walt Disney Imagineering and input from patients, families, and clinicians, our seven-story, technologically advanced facility features a child-centered healing environment. At Florida Hospital for Children, your child’s care will be handled by a highly skilled team of medical professionals who are at the forefront of research and innovation. Our priority is to do everything we can to make your child — and your family — whole again.

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We’re All Here For You

Your child’s case deserves personalized attention. Your care team can be comprised of experts from more than 35 different pediatric specialties, from epilepsy and cancer to cardiology and congenital heart surgery. Our specialists provide world-class care, some of the latest treatments, and extraordinary compassion as they treat your child’s physical symptoms and support your whole family every step of the way.

How We Put Children First

One of the premier children’s health systems in the nation, Florida Hospital for Children sets the standard for innovation, quality, and comprehensive care. In this video, our Chief Medical Officer, Rajan Wadhawan, MD, talks about the high quality of treatment children receive throughout the Florida Hospital for Children network. He also describes how the hospital’s partnership with Disney has helped create a comforting environment where patients can feel at home while they heal.

A Destination For Health And Healing

There are many reasons patients and their families from around the world choose Florida Hospital for Children. Here are a few of the reasons we’re considered a leader in our field:

  • A Duke Health affiliate in pediatric bone marrow transplant, the only program of its kind in Central Florida.
  • Advanced neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) that have international reputations for excellence.
  • Advanced technology from detailed imaging to robotic procedures that can be found at only a handful of hospitals around the country.
  • Certified Child Life Specialists to assist you and your child through exams and treatment with fun and creative interventions and support.
  • Only pediatric liver transplant program in Central Florida, in partnership with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
  • Our Level IV epilepsy center is one of the most comprehensive children’s epilepsy programs in the nation.

At Florida Hospital for Children, we have been nationally recognized for our leadership in advanced treatments, breakthrough research, and the compassionate care of children and their families.

We’re On A Mission To Advance Pediatric Care

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Cancer and Blood Disorders

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Take The Next Step In Your Child’s Care

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Cardiology & Congenital Heart Surgery


For a second time, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) has granted Florida Hospital for Children Magnet® recognition, which establishes the hospital as a national leader in nursing and patient care. Only seven percent of the nation’s hospitals have received the recognition.


Thank You

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The Leapfrog Group has recognized Florida Hospital for Children as one of the top children’s hospitals in the United States. This elite distinction was given for excellence in patient safety and rates the quality of our care as the highest in the nation. We’re honored to be one of only 10 children’s hospitals to earn this recognition from America’s premier advocate for hospital transparency.

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Florida Hospital for Children is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Children’s Hospital for newborn care.

U.S. News and World Report Best Children’s Hospital

ELSO Center of Excellence Award

Florida Hospital for Children is an ELSO (Extracorporeal Life Support Organization) Center of Excellence in collaboration with Florida Hospital. This distinguished award recognizes programs that provide exceptional care for high-risk patients needing specialized life support.

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