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Compassionate and Comprehensive Pediatric Health Care

You’d do anything to keep your children protected, happy, and healthy. That feeling never stops. We want to take some of the worry off your shoulders and put it into our hands with our expert pediatric health care. At AdventHealth Waterman, formerly Florida Hospital Waterman, our world-class pediatrics department is ready to support you and your child with warmth, expertise, personalized care, and even a sense of fun. Our brand-new pediatric unit consists of all private rooms, and a fun and colorful environment to make sure your child feels as comfortable as possible. Backed by the award-winning care at AdventHealth for Children, you’ll have access to dozens of pediatric specialists, from allergists to oncologists and everything in between.

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Children’s Primary Care for Every Age and Stage

Health care during childhood helps build a strong foundation for a life of wellness. All of our board-certified pediatricians are part of the AdventHealth care network and committed to providing the whole-person care your child deserves. We have the expert support they need for every age and stage of life, including:

  • Behavioral and developmental evaluations and treatment, if needed
  • Care for minor illnesses like the cold and flu, allergic reactions and more
  • Direct access to our advanced pediatric specialists
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Recommended immunizations and vaccines
  • Regular health checkups
  • School and sports physicals
  • Treatment for minor injuries
  • Well-child care from birth through adolescence

We’re here to help you find the right physician or a location that’s convenient for you.

We'll Give Your Everything Everything We've Got

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Waterman Pediatric ER Opening

Scare-Free, Kid-Friendly Environments

Welcome to a unique concept in emergency care — one that recognizes how important it is to help young children feel safe and confident while being evaluated and receiving treatment for a serious medical issue.

Our kid-friendly emergency rooms are no exception, with an underwater theme and engaging sea life artwork, we’ve designed our emergency department from the ground up with your little one in mind.

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When Every Second Counts, We’re Ready

AdventHealth for Children's pediatric emergency department at AdventHealth Waterman was designed with your little ones in mind.

You won't find a more experienced, compassionate team closer to home.

  • Staffed by board-certified emergency medicine physicians, advanced practitioners and specially trained nurses
  • Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • 8 beds designed from the ground up to be child-friendly and scare-free
  • Four specialized ambulances and one helicopter providing emergency transfer
  • Access to 140 pediatric specialists practicing 35 subspecialties dedicated to healing children
  • Nationally recognized for excellence in nursing and quality patient care

Caring for the Whole Family

Now is the time for you to focus on your child, not logistics. Our multidisciplinary care team not only helps children get the medical care they need and deserve, we help families find hope and confidence. That means connecting you with local community resources and support groups, even helping you find a ride to your child’s appointments. Whatever the need, big or small, we’re here to support every member of the family throughout your child's care journey.