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International Patient Services

Named among the United States’ 50 best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report year after year, Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, USA is a trusted health care organization with special expertise in treating very complex medical conditions. Since 1955, the hospital has treated children from throughout our city, the region, the nation and internationally.

Our team works closely with the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville in Florida, as well as the nationally known Nemours Children’s Health. This brings together expertise in many medical and surgical specialties for the benefit of critically ill children. Parents are very important to us, which is why we see them as a part of the team providing care for their children and not just visitors.

We would be honored for you to consider Wolfson Children’s Hospital for your child’s care. We have particular skill and expertise in neuro-oncology (brain tumors), neurosurgery for other brain and spine conditions, and the medical and surgical treatment of major heart defects.

How We Welcome You

We know it will be hard for you to be far from home while you seek the best medical care for your child. That’s why we want you to feel like guests in our city, and provide professional interpretation services in many languages and dialects, as well as suggestions for places you may choose to worship, for your family to find native foods, and where you can shop for necessities.

Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville is close to many Florida attractions such as Disney World, Sea World, Universal Studios and nearby historic St. Augustine, should your family have the opportunity to visit those locations following your child’s hospitalization. It is our goal to make sure that your family is informed at all times, and that you feel welcome.

Programs and Services

These are just some of the wide range of services we provide:

  • Wolfson Children’s Hospital participates in more than 80 open clinical research studies for pediatric cancer patients. Treatment options also include bone marrow transplant and proton therapy.

    Conditions We Treat

    • Sickle cell anemia
    • Bone tumors
    • Brain tumors
    • Leukemia
    • Hematology
    • Many more
  • Wolfson Children’s Hospital offers outstanding care for children with neurological disorders that they are either born with or that develop later.

    Conditions We Treat

    • Injuries to the brachial plexus
    • Aneurysm
    • Stroke
    • Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs)
    • Astrocytomas
    • Epilepsy
    • Many more
  • Wolfson Children's Hospital treats a full range of pediatric cardiac conditions, including complex congenital (present at birth) heart defects.

    Conditions We Treat

    • Heart murmurs
    • Chest pain
    • Syncope
    • Endocarditis
    • High blood pressure
    • Atrial fibrillation
    • Many more