Shands Hospital for Children at UF
Helping Children One Step at a Time
Shands Hospital for Children is the state’s premier pediatric health center where University of Florida pediatricians provide innovative and comprehensive care at the highest standards of quality and service for infants, children and adolescents. Shands staff work with UF pediatricians to provide the best care for children and are dedicated to the highest quality patient care, research and educational activities devoted to improving the health of Florida’s children. These physicians, highly skilled Shands nurses and clinical and non-clinical staff offer our patients the latest treatments, advanced technologies and high-quality, compassionate health care.
Shands Hospital for Children is dedicated to producing complete clinical services to our patients. Shands at UF operates a Level I Trauma Center and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
ShandsCair, including three ambulances, one helicopter, one non-emergent van and a fixed wing jet, performed more than 500 emergency transports, by ground and air, last year alone. Pediatric patients at Shands Hospital for Children also have access to one of only four regional burn centers in the state of Florida.
For more information and pediatric clinical services and programs, please call 352.265.0111 or visit the Shands Hospital for Children’s website to learn more online.
Shands Hospital for Children is North Central Florida’s only comprehensive pediatric facility that treats patients from throughout Florida and the United States. UF physicians offer some of the most specialized pediatric programs for the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of complex medical conditions, including:
- Bone marrow transplantation
- Congenital heart services – cardiology and cardiac surgery
- General pediatrics
- General surgery
- Genetics and metabolism
- Hematology oncology
- Infectious disease
- Oral dental surgery
- Outpatient surgery
- Consultative services for above services
Children’s Outpatient Programs & Services
- Pediatric Rehabilitation
- University of Florida Physicians Pediatric Specialties at Shands Medical Plaza
- University of Florida Physicians Pediatrics at Haile Plantation
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