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 more than 120 board-certified physicians.

Interesting Statistics

  • Over 50 years of experience in the medical field
  • More than 4,000 employees dedicated to providing exceptional and compassionate care
  • Over 29 pediatric specialties for a wide range of complex conditions 120 board certified physicians providing the best care for your child

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 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.

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    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

    For the most critically ill and injured children, The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart provides the region’s only dedicated 10-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) for around-the-clock care when you need it most.

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    Pediatric Surgery

    At The Children’s Hospital, 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 all ages, as well as prenatal consultations for babies still in their mother’s womb.