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UF Health Pediatric Specialties – Medical Plaza

Address

1549 Gale Lemerand Drive
Second floor
Gainesville, Florida 32610
Directions, parking and more

Phone Numbers

Appointment (352) 265-8250
Congenital Heart Center (352) 273-7770
Pediatric Craniofacial (352) 627-9326
Pediatric Surgery (352) 265-8800
Pediatric Urology (352) 265-8240
Endocrinology & Diabetes (352) 265-3422

Hours of Operation

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Medical Plaza exterior

UF Health Pediatric Specialties – Medical Plaza offers nationally-recognized specialty care that's easily accessible for your family. U.S. News and World Report ranked four of UF Health Shands Children's Hospital's pediatric specialty programs among the nation's best this year.

Our physicians, who are faculty members at the University of Florida, are certified and expertly trained to provide your child with a full spectrum of pediatric specialty services in a convenient, state-of-the-art, kid-friendly outpatient care center. As part of UF Health, these services are linked to the advanced resources and facilities of UF Health Shands Children's Hospital.

At UF Health Pediatric Specialties – Medical Plaza, our child life specialist is involved in helping to make the patient’s experience more positive. This includes but is not limited to supporting children undergoing tests, providing patients with time to talk about their feelings and ideas through dialogue, creative activity and therapeutic play and providing support and education to help family members cope with their concerns.

Our courteous and friendly staff looks forward to serving you.

Children at the park smiling
Pediatrics badge ranked in four specialties

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is committed to providing high-quality, compassionate, leading-edge care for children and families. As a leader in care, UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is honored to be recognized as a nationally ranked hospital in four pediatric specialties: diabetes & endocrinology (10th), pulmonology & lung surgery (24th), cardiology and heart surgery (26th), neonatology (35th).

Look Inside

Pediatric Specialties Medical Plaza front desk
Pediatric Specialties Medical Plaza sitting area
Pediatric Specialties Medical Plaza lobby

Telehealth

UF Health Pediatrics and Pediatric Specialties are pleased to report that our practices will be increasing in-person visits while continuing, in some cases, to offer telehealth visits. It is important to know that we have implemented a number of measures to safeguard the health of our patients, visitors and caregivers. Please visit coronavirus.ufhealth.org for the latest updates and information about safety measures being taken at UF Health.

Please contact your provider to schedule an appointment and they will determine if a telehealth visit is right for you. View our telehealth section for assistance in how to prepare for and connect to a scheduled appointment. We appreciate your trust in our clinical care and look forward to serving your health care needs.

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  • Medical Imaging Services

    UF Health offers day-of, on-site imaging services in a qualified medical center.

  • Medical Plaza Specialty Pharmacy

    UF Health Specialty Pharmacy focuses on medication therapy for patients with complex disease states. Medications in our specialty pharmacy range from oral to cutting-edge injectable and biologic products.

  • Outpatient Lab Services

    Full-service, on-site lab services and testing for your convenience.

  • Pharmacies

    Accepts most prescription plans; competitive prices; on-site.

  • Wheelchair and Adaptive Equipment Fitting

    UF Health has an adaptive seating clinic where our therapists evaluate patients for both adaptive equipment and mobility device needs.

For your convenience and peace of mind

  • Accessibility

    Aids and services are available to help people with disabilities communicate effectively.

  • ATM and Banking

    Many of UF Health's properties have various branch ATMs and/or branch offices.

  • Baby-Changing Station

    Baby-changing stations are available in many of UF Health's restrooms.

  • Coffee

    Options include Opus Coffee and Starbucks in the hospital atriums.

  • Free Wifi

    Patients and guests get free wireless internet access at UF Health hospitals.

  • Gardens and Outdoor Spaces

    The Garden of Hope, Sun Terrace, and other spaces help patients and families relax.

  • Gender-Neutral Restroom

    Gender-neutral, public restrooms are located throughout UF Health's properties.

  • Gift Shops

    The Gift Stops offer a wide variety of gifts and products for patients and families.

  • Interpreters / Hearing Impaired

    UF Health provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English.

  • Medical Records

    You can download a form or call (352) 594-0909 to have medical records mailed or faxed.

  • Notary Public

    Notary services are available to patients and visitors Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Smoke-Free

    Smoking, chewing tobacco, or using electronic cigarettes is prohibited on UF Health properties.

  • Social Services

    Social workers are part of the patient's care team and work with medical staff and nurses.

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