Why Choose The Children's Hospital

The Studer Family Children's Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart is Northwest Florida's only hospital solely dedicated to the care of sick and injured babies and children. The Children’s Hospital provides quality, compassionate care to children, regardless of their parents' ability to pay. We offer a wide range of services to meet all of a child’s medical needs, from the area's only Level III neonatal intensive care unit to pediatric intensive care, cancer care, rehabilitation and a medical staff of more than 120 board-certified doctors, caring for kids across 30 pediatric specialties.

Interesting Statistics

  • Over 50 years of experience in the medical field
  • More than 400 employees dedicated to providing exceptional and compassionate care
  • Over 30 pediatric specialties for a wide range of complex conditions 190 board certified doctors on our medical staff

Helping Out

A Few of Our Services

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    Pediatric Emergency Room

    Emergencies can strike at any hour. Fortunately, the Studer Family Children's Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week with team members who are specially trained in caring for children, using equipment that is specially designed for a child's smaller anatomy.

  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

    The Studer Family Children's Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart offers the area’s only Level III NICU for the most critically ill and premature newborns. We see more, treat more and heal more babies than any hospital in our region. From high-risk pregnancies to unanticipated complications to premature deliveries, we are always prepared for the unexpected.

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    Pediatric Surgery

    At the Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart, we understand that children aren’t just small adults, and their needs are very different from adult patients. We are proud to specialize in surgical services for children of all ages, as well as prenatal consultations for babies still in their mother’s womb.