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Wolfson Children's Hospital Medically Complex

Medically Complex Children

When your child has chronic complex medical conditions that require ongoing care by several pediatric specialists and possibly specialized medical equipment, the Bower Lyman Center for Medically Complex Children can serve as your child’s primary care medical home.

Bower Lyman Center for Medically Complex Children

Wolfson Children's Hospital provides a medical home for medically complex children in partnership with the University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville. Learn more

Why Wolfson

  • Our caring team is here to help you navigate all the medical services and referrals your child needs.
  • A doctor or nurse who knows your child is always available by phone, 24/7.

Coordinated Care

We work closely with your child’s medical specialists and other service providers. That means parents don’t have to remember every detail of multiple office visits or shuffle through paperwork to find the information our team needs to provide the best care.

Who Is Eligible?

Children 0-21 years of age who:

  • Have conditions involving multiple organ systems
  • Require the use of technology to sustain life
  • Use a wheelchair, braces, lifts or other special equipment
  • Use more medical services than the average child, such as medical day care, private duty nursing and rehabilitative therapy
  • Receive care in a Medical Foster Home

Complex Conditions

  • Chronic lung disease
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Chronic respiratory failure requiring ventilator support
  • Complex congenital heart defects
  • Genetic disorders
  • Severe epilepsy

Bower Lyman Center for Medically Complex Children

Wolfson Children’s Hospital University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville

Wolfson Children's Hospital provides a medical home for medically complex children in partnership with the University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville. Learn more

Wolfson Children's Hospital Medically Complex Children

Patient and Family Support Group

This group offers parents and caregivers of children with complex medical needs an opportunity to meet others, share experiences and discuss ways to improve quality of life for your family. To learn more, contact Marion Landua-Figueroa at 904.383.1723 or marion.landua-figueroa@bmcjax.com.

Our Team

We are experienced in the care of children with multiple, complex medical conditions. Our team of pediatricians, pediatric nurse practitioners, social workers and registered nurse care coordinators focus on the specialized needs of your child and family.

Kelly Komatz

Kelly Cronin Komatz, MD, MPH

Bower Lyman Center for Medically Complex Children

Medical Director

Location

The Bower Lyman Center for Medically Complex Children is located next to the Wolfson Children’s campus on the south bank of the St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville.

Bower Lyman Center for Medically Complex Children

841 Prudential Drive
19th floor
Jacksonville, FL 32207
904.202.8920

Patient Stories

Coordinated Care, a Blessing for Jacksonville Girl and Her Family

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