There are a number of top-quality Children's Hospitals in South Florida. This article's focus will be upon Baptist Children's Hospital, Joe Dimaggio Children's Hospital, and Miami Children's Hospital. These three hospitals are some of the best in the nation, and we are fortunate to have them all in our area. Miami Children's Hospital also has the adjunct Dan Marino Center which is supported by the Dan Marino Foundation. Baptist Children’s Hospital in Miami will be performing corrective facial surgeries for South Florida children: free of charge! Joe Dimaggio is in the midst of an exciting expansion which will actually be a whole new hospital across the street from where JDMC is currently a growing part of Memorial Regional Hospital. Miami Children's Hospital Foundation has been working to raise funds for Haitian relief via their website and cell phone text options. The Dan Marino Foundation is currently hiring 16-21-year-olds with confirmed disability to work 30 hours/week with a job coach.
A longtime leader in advanced pediatric care, Baptist Hospital opened Baptist Children's Hospital to bring together all health care services for children from birth to age 18. More than 200 pediatricians and 100-plus pediatric subspecialists in nearly every field, backed by pediatric- trained nurses and support personnel, offer their expertise at Baptist Children's Hospital. Among the services are a 24-hour Children's Emergency Center with child-sized equipment; intensive care units for newborns and youngsters; specialty clinics for diabetes, cancer, cystic fibrosis, heart disease and genetics.
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Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital is a world-class hospital that has earned the distinction of being the leading children’s hospital in Broward and Palm Beach counties. This premier facility combines advanced technology and the expertise of the largest diversity of board-certified specialists in the region — all in a caring, compassionate setting designed specifically for children.
Uniquely qualified to treat some of the most complex and critical medical conditions, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital is the only children’s hospital in Broward and Palm Beach counties performing cardiac catheterization and open heart surgery, and one of only a few hospitals in the nation performing minimally invasive, endoscopic surgery for cranial abnormalities.
For more information about Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, please call (954) 987-2000
Founded in 1950, Miami Children's Hospital® is South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children. The 289-bed hospital is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with several specialty programs ranked among the best in the nation in 2009 by U.S.News & World Report.
The hospital has also been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor and is home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States.
For more information about Miami Children's Hospital please call (305) 666-6511
Miami Children's Hospital Dan Marino Center is a center for the comprehensive evaluation and treatment of children with special needs. The Center, developed as a partnership between the Dan Marino Foundation and Miami Children's Hospital, is a not-for-profit entity fully owned by Miami Children's Hospital. Since this center's inception in 1998, it has grown rapidly and is now providing neurological and developmental services to children throughout South Florida as well as South America and Europe. The Dan Marino Center also coordinates community outreach projects that include the services of specialized medical and allied healthcare professionals, educational organizations, volunteer programs, and parent support organizations.
The Miami Children's Hospital Dan Marino Center is comprised of outpatient evaluation and treatment professionals serving the health care needs of children, adolescents and young adults from birth through 21 years of age. Patient care is delivered in this setting by licensed, certified and ancillary personnel. The center provides comprehensive neurological and developmental medicine care. Medical support services that are part of this comprehensive child neurology and developmental medicine center include: Audiology Screenings, Genetics, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, Cardiology, Urology, Nephrology, and Dermatology. Health Professionals in the field of Speech and Language Pathology, Psychology, Behavioral Medicine, Occupational and Physical Therapy are integral members of the medical diagnostic and intervention teams. The center also includes a nurse's prep room, as well as both a small neurodiagnostic lab and an educational and volunteer program. The center provides families with a full scale resource center where information on specific diagnoses can be obtained as well as available Celebrating 10 Years of The MCH Dan Marino Centercommunity resources. Support groups and parenting seminars are held at the center as well.
For more information about The Miami Children's Hospital Dan Marino Center please call (954) 385-6200
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