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Renowned for pediatric excellence, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital provides care to children and families in need locally and globally. Miami Children’s Health System is the only health system in Florida dedicated exclusively to caring for children. In addition to the main campus which has 289 pediatric and neonatal beds, Nicklaus Children’s currently has multiple outpatient centers, including the Nicklaus Children's Hospital Dan Marino Center in Weston, the Nicklaus Outpatient Center in Palm Beach County, as well as centers in Miramar, Midtown, Doral, Miami Lakes, Palmetto Bay and West Kendall. Nicklaus Children’s serves patients from every county in Florida, nearly every state and more than 90 countries.

Nicklaus Children’s is recognized in all aspects of pediatric medicine with several specialty programs ranked among the best in the nation in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014-15 by U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals.” The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor.

When you support Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, you not only help a child, but you give that child what he or she needs to reach the important milestones in life. Without your support, a child may not be able to take his or her first step, ride a two-wheeler, or graduate from college. Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is here to give children the best chance to heal, and we need your support so, together, we can give them the best chance at a healthy life. 

10 Facts about Nicklaus Children's Hospital

  1. 1. Nicklaus Children’s is recognized in all aspects of pediatric medicine with several specialty programs ranked among the best in the nation in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014-15 by U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals.” The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor.

  2. 2. The Nicklaus Children’s Brain Institute is the largest clinical neurology program in the nation, treating more than 45,000 children annually.

  3. 3. Nicklaus Children’s has one of the highest cancer survival rates in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report.

  4. 4. The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital boasts the highest survival rate after cardiac surgery in Florida and is one of the leading programs in the nation.

  5. 5. Nicklaus Children’s is home to the only free-standing pediatric trauma center in Florida.

  6. 6. Nicklaus Children’s Level III Neonatology Division admits more than 600 newborns each year, and we treat babies that can fit in the palm of your hand.

  7. 7. Nicklaus Children’s is the No. 1 provider of pediatric orthopedics in the state.

  8. 8. Nicklaus Children’s is a teaching hospital and has the largest hospital-based pediatric residency program in the southeastern United States.

  9. 9. The Nicklaus Children's Research Institute is one of the largest providers of pediatric clinical research in the region with more than 200 clinical protocols going on at any given time.

  10. 10. Nicklaus Children’s treats children from every county in Florida, nearly every state in the United States and more than 90 countries. 

For more information, visit nicklausChildrens.org

 

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