UF Health Pediatrics: Welcome

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From your baby's first breath to your toddler's first broken bone -- UF Health physicians, nurses and staff provide experience, knowledge and a healing touch.

  • Pediatric Primary Care (CMS, Magnolia Parke, Tioga, Tower Square): 352.265.2222
  • Pediatric Primary Care (Millhopper): 352.265.3604
  • Pediatric Primary Care (Ocala): 352.732.8955
  • Pediatric Specialty Care: 352.265.PEDS (7337)

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is the premier academic children’s hospital in North Central Florida and offers care in more than 20 pediatric specialties. Along with four primary care locations, Pediatrics After Hours and the Pediatric ER -- a space dedicated to serving the emergency care needs of young children and their families -- UF Health provides an array of  services, from basic primary care to highly specialized procedures such as transplantation.

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is ranked No. 1 in Florida according to U.S. News & World Report for 2021-22. For more information, read the full press release on our rankings.

Types of Care

Primary Care
Learn more about our locations, our pediatric services and our unique approach to primary care.


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Specialty Care
Learn more about our specialty care locations and our 25 areas of pediatric specialty care.


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After Hours
Learn about our innovative after hours care program - perfect for working parents.


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Emergency Care
Go directly to the UF Health Pediatric Emergency Room information page.


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Learn more about our remove pediatric care services.


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Learn more about appointments, referrals, service and locations.


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In an effort to provide the best care possible for the “whole child”, doctors, licensed therapists, clinical psychologists, nurses, program specialists, case workers and volunteers work together to offer consults, medical treatment, therapy sessions, activities and support for children experiencing various emotional, behavioral and mental challenges. 

  • Pediatric Primary Care: 352.265.2222
  • Pediatric Specialty Care: 352.265.PEDS (7337)

2021 Peds Progress Report2021 Pediatric Progress Report

Welcome to the University of Florida Health 2021 Pediatric Progress Report, where we share news and updates from UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. Read more about what makes our pediatric programs unique and the progress we have made in the past year as we strive to offer our patients the highest-quality care as one of the nation’s best children’s hospitals. We hope you will appreciate our digital format, which is best viewed using Firefox or Chrome from a PC or Safari from a Mac.