AdventHealth for Children

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One of the Nation’s Best and Safest Children’s Hospitals

Your child deserves the best care available and we’re passionate about being our best for them. AdventHealth for Children is honored to be nationally recognized by U.S. News & World Report, The Leapfrog Group and the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

A hospital can be an overwhelming place, especially for children and their parents. The Walt Disney Pavilion at AdventHealth 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 AdventHealth 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. With the largest care network that includes 250+ pediatricians and pediatric specialists, regional specialty clinics, pediatric emergency departments and Central Care Kids urgent care locations, our priority is to do everything we can to make your child — and your family — whole again.

Designed With Our Youngest Patients in Mind

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We're All Here for You

Your child’s care 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. Learn more about a few of our specialties below.

Cancer and Blood Disorders

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When Michael's internal organs began shutting down suddenly at just 9 months old, the swift actions of our expert pediatric nephrology, endocrinology and genetics teams helped save his life. Listen to his family's heartfelt story as they take you through a journey of love, hope and uncommon compassion.

Baby Michael's Amazing Story

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Cardiology and Congenital Heart Surgery

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A Destination for Health and Healing

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

  • Our pediatric cellular therapy program is the only one of its kind in Central Florida and offers groundbreaking CAR-T cell therapy treatment using a patient's own cells to help beat cancer
  • 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
  • Only pediatric liver transplant program in Central Florida, in partnership with UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • One of the most comprehensive epilepsy centers in the nation and the only Level IV center in Central Florida for children and adults
  • First and only children's hospital in Central Florida to provide rapid whole genome sequencing, an advanced diagnostic technology that rapidly identifies the causes of rare genetic disorders in some of the sickest infants and children
  • Certified Child Life Specialists to assist you and your child through exams and treatment with fun and creative interventions and support

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

Internationally Recognized Stem Cell Therapy

Our Pediatric Cellular Therapy Program is accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) for meeting the most rigorous quality standards in every aspect of stem cell therapy.

We're on a Mission to Advance Pediatric Care

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Neuroscience and Epilepsy

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The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) has granted AdventHealth for Children Magnet® recognition, which establishes the hospital as a national leader in nursing and patient care. Only 7% of the nation’s hospitals have received this recognition.

Magnet Recognition

AdventHealth for Children is an ELSO (Extracorporeal Life Support Organization) Center of Excellence in Life Support, Platinum Level, in collaboration with AdventHealth. This distinguished award recognizes programs that demonstrate an exceptional commitment to providing quality care for high-risk patients needing specialized life support. AdventHealth is one of 32 national and internationally recognized Extracorporeal Life Support centers and the only awarded center in Central Florida.

ELSO Center of Excellence Award

AdventHealth has the only epilepsy center in Central Florida designated Level IV, the highest designation from the National Association of Epilepsy Centers, for both adult and pediatric epilepsy.

Level IV Epilepsy Center

For All Your Family's Health Care Needs

Our health navigators are specially trained nurses here to assist you with all of your family's health care needs. They help to make life easier for our patients through expert clinical assistance and educational, emotional and spiritual support. All calls are confidential, anyone can self-refer and insurance is not required to talk or meet.

Our children's health navigators can answer your questions and help coordinate your child's care, assisting you with:

  • Finding a care provider 
  • Answering your health care questions 
  • Assistance with scheduling annual office visits and screenings 
  • Resources and support for you and your family 
  • Coordination of care among multiple providers and facilities
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Pediatric ER services

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Peds Primary Care

National Leader in Newborn Care

For the fifth year in a row, AdventHealth for Children is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a national leader in newborn care.

Top Children’s Hospital Award

AdventHealth for Children has been awarded the Top Children’s Hospital award by The Leapfrog Group as one of the safest children’s hospitals in the nation. Only 8 children’s hospitals earned this recognition from America’s premier advocate for hospital transparency. 

Level 1 Children’s Surgery Center

AdventHealth for Children is verified as a Level 1 Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons Children’s Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program, which was developed to improve the quality of children’s surgical care.