Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital
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Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, Emergency Department

When emergencies arise, families can take comfort in knowing that Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, is here around-the-clock to take care of your child's immediate healthcare needs. With a caring team of nurses and doctors and the most technologically advanced equipment, Nicklaus Children's Emergency Department provides the immediate quality care that your child needs.

Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, also offers Urgent Care Services for minor injuries and illnesses at seven locations:


These facilities offer Urgent Care Services weekday afternoons and evenings as well as Saturday and Sunday. (For specific hours, please see below)

In 2013, Nicklaus Children's Emergency Department provided care for more than 90,000 patient visits.

At Nicklaus Children's, we know that a child's needs are different from adult’s. To ensure that your child is seen by a pediatric specialist when it is most needed, the Emergency Department has a team of board-certified and board-eligible attending pediatric specialists and subspecialties on call, 24 hours a day. Should you child require advanced care, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, offers a full spectrum of pediatric subspecialty physicians to collaborate in you child’s care.

The NCH Emergency Department is proud to be home to the Miguel "Mike" B. Fernandez Family Pediatric Trauma Center, the only freestanding Level I pediatric trauma center in Florida. An adjoining helipad enhances the facility’s ability to handle incoming traumas.

Nicklaus Children's Emergency Department was ranked 10th nationally among children's hospitals in the 'Emergency Care' subspecialty list by Child magazine in 2007. Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, was the only Emergency Department from Florida to be included.

To continue to be a leader in ensuring patient satisfaction, the entire Emergency Department staff devised and implemented strategies to reduce patient waiting time, enhance the atmosphere in the waiting room, and improve the delivery of patient care.

To contact the Emergency Department, please call (305) 668-5522.

Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, Locations



Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital
3100 SW 62 Avenue
Miami, FL 33155
(305) 666-6511

Nicklaus Children's Doral Outpatient Center
3601 NW 107 Avenue
Doral, FL 33178
Urgent Care Center hours of operation:
Monday-Friday
3 pm to 10 pm
Saturday & Sunday
10 am to 10 pm
(786) 624-3672

Nicklaus Children's Miami Lakes Outpatient Center
15025 NW 77 Avenue
Miami Lakes, FL 33014
Urgent Care center hours of operation:
Monday-Friday
3 pm to 10 pm
Saturday & Sunday
10 am to 10 pm
(786) 313-7800

Nicklaus Children's Miramar Outpatient Center
Miramar Square
12246 Miramar Parkway
Miramar, FL 33025
Urgent Care center hours of operation:
Monday-Friday 
3 pm to 10 pm
Saturday & Sunday
10 am to 10 pm
(954) 442-0809
Nicklaus Children's Midtown Outpatient Center
3915 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33137
Urgent Care center hours of operation:
Monday-Friday 
3 pm to 10 pm
Saturday & Sunday
10 am to 10 pm
786-624-6000

Nicklaus Children's Palm Beach Gardens Outpatient Center
11310 Legacy Avenue
Legacy Place
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
Urgent Care center hours of operation:
Monday-Friday 
3 pm to 10 pm
Saturday & Sunday
10 am to 10 pm
(561) 624-9188

Nicklaus Children's Palmetto Bay Outpatient Center
17615 SW 97 Avenue (Franjo Road)
Palmetto Bay, FL 33157
Urgent Care Center hours of operation:
Monday-Friday
1 pm to 10 pm
Saturday & Sunday
10 am to 10 pm
(786) 268-1777

Nicklaus Children's West Kendall Outpatient Center
13400 SW 120 Street, Suites 100 & 200
Miami, FL 33186
Urgent Care Center hours of operation:
Monday-Friday
3pm to 10 pm
Saturday & Sunday
10am to 10 pm
(786) 624-5363
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