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Big Bend, We’re Your Children’s Hospital, Too

If you live in the Big Bend and your child needs serious medical care, look to Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville.

Among the Best in the Nation

Wolfson Children’s Hospital is nationally ranked for treating childhood cancer, heart and brain disorders, as well as saving the lives of the tiniest newborn babies. Our expert team of pediatric specialists are involved in research studies and clinical trials, providing cutting-edge treatment options based on the latest medical advancements.

World-Class Pediatric Care, Just Down the Road

The best care for your kids is closer than you think. Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville is within a few hours’ drive and offers a full spectrum of care with top doctors in 30+ pediatric specialties. And when your family needs us most, we’ll get you here fast with our fleet of critical care transportation options equipped with life-saving care along the way.

Wolfson Children’s in the Big Bend

Wolfson Children’s Hospital is a children’s health system offering multiple locations for follow-up care right in your backyard. Through our partnership with Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare, we’ve brought pediatric cardiology and additional programs directly to the Big Bend.

Caring for Big Bend Families

We haven’t just started treating children from your area. We’ve been helping children from across the Southeast region for as long as we can remember. Here are some of our favorite stories.

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Wolfson Children’s Hospital provides top-ranked care in partnership with Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, Jacksonville and the University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville. Learn More

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Wolfson Children’s Hospital provides top-ranked care in partnership with Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, Jacksonville and the University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville. Learn more

Patient Stories

Tallahassee Newborn with Rare Congenital Heart Condition Now Wakes Up All Smiles

Lynn Williams, Jr. was born with a rare congenital condition and will need ‘lifetime surveillance’ after complex surgery to repair his tiny heart.

Read Lynn Jr.’s Story

Georgia Brothers Diagnosed With Rare Brain Tumor Three Weeks Apart

Learn how Aaron and Andrew’s dual diagnoses with brain tumors were treated at Wolfson Children’s Hospital.

Read Their Story

How One Critically-ill Tallahassee Infant Went From Heart Failure to Heart Healing

Patti gave birth to a healthy baby girl, Piper Lauren, in September. But when Piper was nearly six weeks old, Patti began to see changes in her baby.

Read Piper’s Story

Our Top Programs and Services

Our pediatric specialists are also affiliated with the esteemed children’s health experts Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, Jacksonville, and University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville.

  • Brain and Spine Tumors
  • Epilepsy and Seizures
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Stroke and Blood Vessel
  • Cerebral Palsy and Spasticity
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Leukemias and Lymphomas
  • Sarcomas
  • Blood Disorders
  • Brain and Spin Tumors
  • Head, Neck and Skull-Base Tumors
  • Many other types
  • Congenital Heart Conditions
  • Septal Defects
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Health Rhythm Disorders
  • Acquired Heart Conditions
  • Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Critical Care Transport
  • High-Risk Obstetrics (Perinatalogy)
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