Pediatrics is the medical care of infants, children and adolescents. Pediatricians are specially trained to treat diseases, behavioral problems and mental health issues as they relate to children. Pediatric care includes well check-ups, vaccinations and much more.
Pediatric care in Florida
When choosing a physician for your child, you want to be sure they are sensitive to your child's unique needs.
At HCA Florida Physicians — a network of providers across the state — our highly trained pediatric providers are ready to support any condition your child may face. Our physicians work to understand both your concerns and the uncertainty a child can have in medical situations and partner with you and your child to provide the best possible care.
Pediatric conditions we treat
Our pediatric care specialists treat a variety of conditions, including:
- Bacterial and viral infections
- Behavioral conditions
- Colds and flus
- Cystic fibrosis
- Ear infections
- Respiratory conditions
Our pediatric services
Our pediatric services are designed for children from birth to 18 years old. As partners in your care, our expert teams will engage and collaborate with you to ensure your child receives a quick, effective diagnosis and treatment.
Pediatric primary care
Our pediatric primary care providers offer services to help your child stay healthy and well. Some of these services include:
- Adolescent care
- Annual physicals and well-child visits
- Health maintenance testing, such as for blood pressure and diabetes
- Newborn care
- School and sport physicals
- Sick visits
- Treatment of acute illnesses, such as colds and sore throats
- Treatment of minor injuries
- Vision and hearing screenings
Pediatric pulmonary care
Our pediatric pulmonary care team strives to resolve your child's respiratory condition with noninvasive and minimally invasive options first. However, if noninvasive treatments do not ease your child's symptoms, surgery may be a recommended treatment option.
We understand this can be stressful to come to terms with, but our expert surgeons are highly trained in surgical services and will care for your child like family.
Pediatric cancer care
Learning your child has cancer is scary and difficult, to say the least. That's why our teams of pediatric cancer specialists are here to walk alongside you in this journey. Through our pediatric cancer care programs, we provide comprehensive pediatric oncology services to support you and your family, from diagnosis and treatment through survivorship.
Our family-centered approach provides compassionate care and a welcoming environment to all our pediatric patients and their families. Your child will have access to a wide range of surgical services, operated by well-equipped surgeons and powered by advanced technology.
Our specialists offer expert care and minimally-invasive surgical techniques for conditions like:
- Pediatric cancers and tumors
- Pediatric chest and lung diseases
- Pediatric gastrointestinal problems
- Pediatric head and neck issues
Our pediatric specialists
At HCA Florida Physicians, we are partners in your care and promise to place your child and family first at all times. This means we will do everything we can to ensure all your child's needs are met by leveraging our larger network to provide additional specialty support.
Integrated approach to pediatric care
Our healthcare teams are multidisciplinary. This allows them to offer completely integrated care for your little ones. Some of these team members include:
- Pediatric emergency care physicians
- Pediatric nurses
- Pediatric oncologists
- Pediatric pulmonologists
- Pediatric surgeons
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