About Us

Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital — one of the region's leading pediatric hospitals — is trusted by South Florida families in the moments that count. We offer a comprehensive scope of healthcare services and programs in a child-friendly atmosphere. As a full-service hospital, we treat minor illnesses, trauma-related accidents and some of the most complex medical conditions.

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Established in 1992, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital combines advanced technology and the expertise of the largest, most diverse group of board-certified pediatric specialists in the region. To meet the growing needs of the community, the hospital expanded in 2011 and again in 2022. Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital now has 298 beds.

In its first year of operation, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital's medical staff included 90 physicians and patient admissions numbered 2,000. Through the years, the hospital has enhanced and expanded its services and programs to help meet the growing and diverse needs of the community.

The hospital is staffed 24 hours a day by world-class pediatricians, pediatric specialists, specialty-trained nurses and ancillary support staff. Today, more than 650 physicians are on the medical staff.

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About Our Location

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Uniquely inspired by and designed for kids and families, the freestanding building offers many amenities. The vibrant colors, whimsical décor and larger-than-life murals welcome children to an upbeat environment where the "Power of Play" is a healing force. Each floor reflects an individual theme of sports, arts, games or dreams. All patient rooms are private and are wired for movies, video games, the Internet and educational programs, and room-service meals are available any time of the day.

The eight-story, nearly 400,000-square-foot, environmentally friendly facility features:

  • State-of-the-art patient rooms
  • Cardiac hybrid operating rooms
  • Surgical and interventional radiology suites
  • Intensive care and cardiac intensive care units
  • Intraoperative MRI
  • Family resource and respite spaces
  • Ambulatory services
  • Imaging services that feature a CT scanner disguised as a pirate ship
  • Inpatient and outpatient pediatric oncology treatment 

A glass pedestrian skywalk connects to the Wasie Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Intensive/Cardiac Care Unit, and Level 1 Trauma Center and Children's Emergency Department.

Conveniently located on the campus, Conine Clubhouse provides a special home away from home for families of hospitalized children. Accommodations are based on availability.

The team at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital embraces a patient- and family-centered approach to care, working with families in the effort to best meet the needs of the child.