Wolfson Children’s Hospital has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the 50 best children’s hospitals for neurology, neurosurgery and cancer care. We are also an Accredited Pediatric Cancer Program by the American College of Surgeons (ACoS). Our team is involved in research and clinical trials, and provide cutting-edge treatment options based on the latest medical advancements.
Conditions We Treat
- Pituitary adenoma
- Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
- Cervical teratoma
- Odontogenic tumors
- Orbital tumors
- Thyroid and parathyroid adenomas
- Arteriovenous malformation
- Lymphatic malformation
- Ewing Sarcoma
- Salivary malignancies
- Paranasal sinus malignancies
- Thyroid malignancies
- Nasopharyngeal carcinoma
- Nasal dermoid
High-Tech Skull Base Surgery
Wolfson Children's is a national leader in both minimally invasive and highly complex surgeries. Our state-of-the-art operating rooms are specially equipped to bring MRI to the patient during surgery. Surgeons can use the sophisticated imaging equipment during procedures to precisely guide and verify intricate repairs, all leading to better outcomes.
Treatments We Offer
After we’ve confirmed a condition, the team works together to form a treatment plan specifically for your child. Treatments include medical, surgery (both open and minimally invasive techniques), chemotherapy, proton therapy, and directed radiologic interventional approaches. A variety of anterior skull base tumors can actually be removed through the nose.
Bringing together a team of doctors that specialize in different areas of medicine allows us to get the best results for your child. The team works closely together to carefully plan personalized treatments and includes these and others:
- Otolaryngologists (ear, nose, throat)
- Medical and radiation oncologists
- Interventional radiologists
- Plastic surgeons
- Social workers
The Head, Neck and Skull Base Tumor program serves children from North Florida, South Georgia and beyond. Wolfson Children’s is located on the south bank of the St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville and is connected to Nemours Children’s Specialty Care via Kids Walk. Ronald McDonald House is next to Nemours.
A timely diagnosis may have saved days-old Olivia.
Learn how Aaron and Andrew’s dual diagnoses with brain tumors were treated at Wolfson Children’s Hospital.