Critical Care

For acutely ill babies and children, John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Pediatric ICU (PICU) provides expert pediatric care in the Tampa Bay, Florida, region.

Pediatric Critical Care Just for Children

When your child is in critical condition, you want them to have the best care available from doctors who specialize in the care of children. The pediatric specialists in our three intensive care units are specially trained in caring for children and attending to the special needs of parents and families of children in critical condition. Our intensive care facilities include:

  • Pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) with 28 beds
  • Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with 97 beds and private rooms
  • Cardiovascular intensive care unit (CVICU) with 22 beds

A Team Approach to Critical Care

Whether your child is recovering from surgery, being treated for an illness or healing from a traumatic injury, our critical care specialists work closely with specialists throughout Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, bringing a multidisciplinary approach to treatment, and ensuring that doctors and nurses with expertise related to your child’s condition are consulted and involved in their care.

Meet Our Team

Your multidisciplinary team will include highly trained physicians, advanced practice providers, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, social workers, child life specialists, dietitians, and rehabilitation therapists — all experienced in helping children heal.

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Critical Care Medical and Surgical Services

As the largest and most comprehensive PICU on the west coast of Florida, we offer critical care for a broad range of specialties, including cardiac, orthopedic, neurology, ENT, endocrinology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, hematology and oncology, craniofacial plastic surgery, infectious disease and more.

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Patient and Family Support

Our critical care team understands that when your child is in need of intensive care your family may need additional support requiring assistance from our supportive services. From comfortable accommodations for our out of town guests to emotional and spiritual support — we’re here to help your family.

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For Health Professionals

We provide continuing medical education and training opportunities for noncritical care providers, including a groundbreaking course on the stabilization and transfer of children into critical care.

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Research

As an academic hospital, research is in our DNA. Our commitment to furthering the advancement of medicine is ongoing at a national and international level.

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Volume and Outcomes Data

Being a high-volume critical care unit means our team has more experience with more diverse cases – but we’re always focused on one outcome at a time. We maintain the highest quality standards to provide the best possible outcomes because we treat every child individually.

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Ways to Give

You can help to provide resources for the medical and surgical care for children and families in the PICU, NICU or CVICU. There are many ways to give — from volunteering to estate planning — whatever you choose, we’re grateful for your support.

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