Uf Health Shands Children's Hospital

Nationally Ranked in Four Specialties

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is committed to providing high-quality, compassionate, leading-edge care for children and families. As a leader in care, UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is honored to be recognized as a nationally ranked hospital in four pediatric specialties: diabetes & endocrinology (10th), pulmonology & lung surgery (24th), cardiology & heart surgery (26th) and neonatology (35th).


Patient Resouces

Find a Provider

Whether you’re looking for a primary care physician or a pediatric specialist, we can help you find the right person. To help you find the right person, you can search by a medical condition, specialty, or by physician’s last name.

A nursing student examining a young patient

Telehealth Visits

UF Health Pediatrics and UF Health Family Medicine are pleased to offer students and their families telehealth visits while children are in school. Primary and Specialty Care Telehealth visits are also provided.

Young child waving to tablet

Centers of Excellence

The University of Florida Department of Pediatrics hosts several centers of excellence, which are multidisciplinary clinical care centers that provide expert treatment for common, as well as rare conditions.

Pediatric Specialties at Shands Medical Plaza



Your health is important to you 24 hours a day, not just during clinic hours. The University of Florida Health offers MyUFHealth to encourage you to take an even greater role in your health care. You will need a personal email address to enroll in MyUFHealth.

My UF Health (My Chart)

Additional Resources

Pediatric Patient Stories

A More Normal Life for Luke

Almost 34 weeks into her pregnancy, Megan’s water broke. Panicked, knowing that she was about to deliver early, she was rushed to the hospital.

Dr. Governale holding baby Luke