Advancing Pediatric Medicine

Leaders in Children's Healthcare & Research

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital brings the rigorous academic approach of one of the world’s leading health care organizations to drive expert care, innovation and change for children in Florida and beyond. From basic research to national leadership in clinical and translational trials, our faculty and more than 250 pediatric specialty physicians push boundaries to create better tomorrows for children.

With Outpatient Care locations and hospital collaborations along the west coast of Florida, Johns Hopkins All Children’s brings advanced care to children in many ways.

Advanced Care for Kids

  • Eight of our pediatric specialties ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the nation’s best each of the past two years, which is unmatched by any other Florida hospital
  • Tampa Bay area’s only freestanding pediatric academic medical center
  • Home to 500+ research studies, including COVID-19 research and landmark iPICS and PREDICT studies aimed at new understanding of chronic and acute pediatric health conditions
  • Nationally accredited pediatric biorepository and state-of-the-art biomarker discovery center to develop new evidence-based therapies targeted to specific diseases and groups of patients
  • The Center for Medical Simulation and Innovative Education, a state-of-the-art program to train clinicians, patient families and community members
  • Innovative graduate medical education programs to train the next generation of pediatric health care leaders
  • Sophisticated data visualization and analytics, including capturing approximately 1,000 de-identified data inputs continuously on critical care patients’ vital signs

Innovative Specialty Care for Kids

  • The first certified pediatric treatment center in Florida offering CAR-T therapy to treat children with B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia
  • As a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, we can offer patients greater access to early (Phase 1 and 2) clinical trials. Our patients can take part in any trial ongoing at Johns Hopkins without leaving Florida’s west coast.
  • One of the largest pediatric neurosurgery programs in the Southeast, led by internationally recognized neurosurgeon George Jallo, M.D., and recently recruited Matthew Smyth, M.D., chief of pediatric neurosurgery.
  • Neonatologists and data scientists studying apnea of prematurity using a data-driven approach
  • Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation Accredited Center of Care
  • Pulmonology program accredited by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as a Cystic Fibrosis Care Center
  • 25 open research studies focused on pediatric behavioral health, such as autism, anxiety, adjustment to diabetes, neuropsychological functioning and other areas 

We’re ranked in eight specialties for 2021-22:

These rankings reflect our longstanding commitment to the health of the children in our communities. Each year more than 100 pediatric hospitals across the country participate in U.S. News & World Report’s surveying process to rank the top children’s hospitals in 10 specialties.

Heart program researchers studied pandemic impacts on pediatric heart transplants nationwide

When 11-year-old Timmy had a stroke, doctors said he was at risk of having another. Interventional cardiologist James Thompson, M.D., offered hope in the form of a procedure that made Timmy the youngest person ever to benefit from a new technology.

Born prematurely at 31 weeks and diagnosed with a rare condition that affects babies’ eating and breathing, Saylor is now on the road to recovery with care from the Esophageal and Airway Treatment team at Johns Hopkins All Children’s.

A study conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins All Children’s reveals a serious, under-reported syndrome ‘hiding in plain sight.’

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital researchers have identified an important gene function with potential for enhancing the immune system.

For babies in the NICU, a condition called apnea of prematurity is often the last thing standing in the way before their families can take them home. Physicians and data scientists at Johns Hopkins All Children’s have been studying apnea of prematurity using a data-driven approach.

A talented young teen faces a life change after suffering bleeding in her brain. Learn more about 14-year-old Ashley’s inspiring story.

As the need for pediatric mental health services grows, the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Center for Behavioral Health continues to add providers and expand its services to meet this critical demand.

Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital is a Magnet® designated hospital, the highest recognition a hospital can receive for nursing excellence and high-quality patient care.

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