UF Health Jacksonville offers pediatric services that are unique to its designation
as a Level III neonatal center and the region's only Level I trauma center.
UF Health Pediatric Surgery – Jacksonville is specifically qualified
to support these special services, both of which represent the highest designation
of care in two critical areas.
With a comprehensive outpatient surgery center, the division also offers a full
range of outpatient pediatric surgical care. This is provided in concert with anesthesia
specialists using modern techniques of pain control that results in more than 95
percent of children having no postoperative pain.
UF Health Pediatric Surgery – Jacksonville specializes in evaluating and treating:
The division also specializes in:
Neonatal surgical care in coordination with the regional perinatal care center
Emergency surgical care of high-risk, premature infants with life-threatening illness
Reconstructive surgery of congenital abnormalities of the abdominal wall, intestinal
tract and lungs.
Surgical care for severe injuries - as a component of the state-designated Level
I Regional Pediatric Trauma Referral Center, we have an international reputation
for excellence in management of all aspects of childhood injury
Rapid assessment of injured children of all ages to identify and treat serious and
Comprehensive critical care management of severe traumatic brain injury
Reconstruction of soft tissue injuries
Coordination of multidisciplinary care of polysystem injury
Elective surgical care of infants and children, including body wall hernia