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Dedicated to the highest quality patient care to improve the health of Florida’s children.
Focused on bringing the latest research and most innovative treatments to patients.
Welcome to UF Department of Pediatrics
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida is dedicated to the highest quality patient care, research, and educational activity devoted to improving the health of children. The UF Health Shands Children's Hospital represents the only quaternary-care academic pediatric center in North Florida. Accordingly, we are dedicated to excellence and providing you with top-tier service. While our patient care services are focused upon improving the health of Florida’s children, through medical education and biomedical research we hope to improve children's lives within the greater Gator Nation and around the world.
Should we fall short of your expectations in any way, please do not hesitate to let us know.
Scott Rivkees, Chairman
Sep 24th, 2014
Many experts say there are a number of complications that can come along with c-section births.
Sep 23rd, 2014
Muscular Dystrophy Association kicked off local “fill the boot” campaign benefiting research and clinical services at UF Health on Aug. 27 Local firefighters took to the streets Labor Day weekend […]
Sep 22nd, 2014
Hyundai Hope on Wheels Grant Award and Handprint Ceremony Sept. 25 at 1 p.m., Sebastian Ferrero Atrium For the third consecutive year, a University of Florida researcher has received a […]
Together we discover. Together we teach.
Together we care for our patients and our communities.
Together we create unstoppable momentum.
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