Founded in 1950, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital® is South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children. Our 289-bed hospital is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with several specialty programs ranked among the best in the nation in 2014-15 by U.S. News & World Report.
Our hospital has also been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor and is home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States.
Our latest family friendly campus enhancement is the Michael Fux Family Center
, which opened in October 2009. Designed to make families feel more at home while their children are hospitalized, the center has showers and laundry facilities, a small workout gym and massage room, and dazzling family entertainment facilities, including a movie theater.
Find a Doctor
Global Health assists international families in finding an appropriate specialist for a child’s medical condition. To contact our team, call (+01) 305 662 8281 or send an email to GlobalHealth@mch.com
Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, LifeFlight® critical care transport team provides transport of critically ill children from referring hospitals to Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, pediatric care units. In addition to ground ambulance transports, the LifeFlight program offers air transport via helicopters operated by PHI, Inc., one of the world’s most experienced aircraft operators and the holder of a Part 135 Certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration, and through contracted fixed-wing aircraft charters.*
The Global Health team is available 24/7 to expedite air evacuations, including all required clinical, financial, transport, visa and accommodation needs:
Global Health: (+01) 305 662 8281
Int’l Toll-Free (Caribbean/Latin America): 855-624-GLOBAL
* Nicklaus Children's Hospital is not a direct air carrier. Aircraft, both helicopter and fixed wing, are operated pursuant to contract with Nicklaus Children's Hospital, by companies which are FAA certificated.