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The Pediatric Center

Expert pediatric care in Brandon, Florida

Brandon Regional Hospital has the pediatric specialists to treat your child when they need medical attention. We understand that kids are not just small adults. Kids require specialized care from experts who are trained not just to give children the treatment they need, but to provide the emotional support they need when they are injured or sick.

Our pediatric intensivists are dual-certified in pediatrics and critical care medicine and our nurses have experience caring for pediatric patients. Additionally, our pediatric center is staffed with pediatric specialists including:

  • Pediatric anesthesiology
  • Pediatric cardiology
  • Pediatric critical care/intensivists
  • Pediatric gastroenterology
  • Pediatric general surgery
  • Pediatric neurology
  • Pediatric orthopedics
  • Pediatric otolaryngology
  • Pediatric pulmonology

All children’s specialty physicians are on-site 24 hours a day to care for our premature babies in our Level III NICU, and they provide general surgery services for all pediatric patients.

Our pediatric center includes:

  • Dedicated pediatric emergency room
  • 15-bed pediatric inpatient unit
  • 8-bed pediatric intensive care unit
  • Level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)

As parents, we know you will have many questions and concerns. Families are key members of the pediatric center team. Working together, we can give your child the love and care needed to get well.

For more information or for a physician referral, please call (813) 653-1065.

Creating a safe environment for children

We understand hospitals can be a scary place for children, so we work hard to create a safe, healing environment for kids. Animal-themed pediatric units may offer comfort and familiarity to children, easing their fears. The pediatric units feature a playroom where children can feel safe and comfortable while taking a needed break from their treatment schedule.

Our hospital also has full-time child life specialists who provide therapeutic play and developmentally appropriate activities for patients, reducing the stress of hospitalization and providing support to patients and their families.

Children may also require a special test or treatment, which can add to the fear they may be feeling. We want them to feel safe, so at Brandon Regional Hospital we have added separate rooms where children can be transferred for any specialized treatment their condition may require. Afterwards, they can return to the cozy familiarity of their room.

Compassionate pediatric care close to home

No one wants to visit the hospital, but our doctors, nurses and other staff are committed to make you and your child as comfortable as possible while you are under our roof.