Whether it’s the giant crayons framing the main entrance, the playful murals or the brightly colored boats and wagons that carry children through the hospital, it’s evident from the moment you set foot inside Wolfson Children’s Hospital that we are focused on the unique needs of children. At the region’s only children’s hospital, skilled pediatric specialists, advanced technology and evidence-based practices help children overcome illnesses like serious heart conditions, brain tumors and diabetes.
Making the Health Care Experience More Personal
Thousands of stories unfold in our presence daily, revealing the challenges and triumphs of the human spirit. We feel privileged to support the lives of so many individuals in this community and we are working every day to make the experience of receiving our care is as easy as possible, as individual as you are, and faster at getting you back to your life.
Last winter, Lydia took Cole to Orange Park Pediatrics after the baby couldn’t shake fevers related to a respiratory illness. Right there in the exam room, Cole began having seizures.
Derrick Schachte was born with four heart defects that endangered his life, and required several open-heart surgeries to repair. He was one of the most complex cases pediatric cardiovascular surgeons at the Terry Heart Center at Wolfson Children’s Hospital had seen, but today he is thriving as he nears his fourth birthday.
Five-month-old babies Carter and Conner Mirabal underwent a groundbreaking separation surgery. The twins are recovering in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Wolfson Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Hanel performed “brain bypass” surgery on Nevaeh, taking an artery from her scalp and placing it on the surface of her brain.