Profile for Patients
Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH) is Florida’s leading hospital exclusively for children. The 289-bed non-profit teaching facility cares for the region’s most vulnerable children, receiving thousands of referrals of complex cases from throughout Florida, the U.S., South and Central America and the Caribbean. The hospital is home to the state’s top pediatric sub-specialists and the region’s only freestanding pediatric Trauma Center.
Founded in 1950, Miami Children’s is widely recognized as one of the best children’s hospitals in the country. It is the only hospital in Florida to have programs ranked in every pediatric subspecialty category surveyed by U.S.News & World Report in its 2011-2012 “Best Children’s Hospitals” rankings.
Congenital Heart Institute
The Congenital Heart Institute at MCH treats some of the most complex cases in the world while maintaining one of the best survival rates. The program offers the most innovative, least invasive approaches to the treatment of congenital heart disease, including many first-in-the-world procedures pioneered by an internationally renowned team.
Miami Children's Brain Institute
Miami Children’s Brain Institute receives children from throughout the world. Many families are seeking care for children with complex brain anomalies for whom they could not secure treatment elsewhere. The program is especially renowned for its work in treating patients with epilepsy who do not respond to pharmaceutical therapies.
Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Units
MCH’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit provide treatment for the region’s most critically ill neonates and children. Both units receive referrals of newborns and children with conditions requiring sophisticated management.
MCH is the region's largest provider of pediatric orthopaedic services. It offers specialties in pediatric spinal surgery, limb lengthening and sports medicine.
The MCH Cancer Center is the largest provider of pediatric cancer services in the South Florida region and has achieved Approved Cancer Program status from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. The center’s Bone Marrow Transplant Program has attained Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapies certification.
For more information, visit www.mch.com.
Departments & Services
Miami Children’s offers virtually every pediatric subspecialty, from adolescent medicine to urology, and everything in between. Please visit our website for a complete list of departments and services. For more information, please click here.
Request an Appointment
Please call the MCH Appointment Line at 1-888-MCH-APPT (1-888-624-2778) or 786-MCH-APPT (786-624-2778), or click here.
For a referral to a pediatric subspecialist to meet your child's individual needs, please call 888-556-4KIDs (4543) or 305-MCH-4KIDs (305-624-4543).
Medical records are made available to families upon request. For more information on our Health Information Management Department, please click here.
Miami Children’s Hospital makes every effort to make our visitors at home. Our Michael Fux Family Center offers a full range of amenities, including a kitchen, movie theater, fitness gym, library and more. For more information on services available to our guests, please click here.
Billing & Insurance
Miami Children's Hospital accepts a wide variety of insurance plans. For more information, please click here.
Parking & Transportation
Miami Children’s has abundant free parking available to guests. The hospital is located in a quiet residential neighborhood immediately west of Coral Gables and is situated just 20 minutes from Miami International Airport.
Support & Therapy Groups
Miami Children's Hospital offers a variety of support and therapy groups to assist children and families. For more information, please click here.