Nicklaus Children's Hospital
South Florida's only specialty hospital for children.
Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Nicklaus Children's Hospital is South Florida's only hospital exclusively for children, with nearly 800 attending physicians more than 475 pediatric subspecialists. The 309-bed hospital, formerly known as Miami Children's Hospital, is renowned for excellence in pediatric medicine; routinely ranked among the best by U.S. News & World Report. It is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern US and is designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession's most prestigious institutional honor. The Hospital network includes more than a dozen outpatient centers from Palm Beach County to southern Miami-Dade County, offering a range of pediatric healthcare services, including urgent care, rehabilitation services and subspecialty physician appointments for children up to age 21. We are committed to being a resource for children from throughout South Florida and around the world.