When emergencies arise, families can take comfort in knowing that 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, Miami Children's Emergency Department provides the immediate quality care that your child needs.
Miami Children’s Hospital also offers Urgent Care Services for minor injuries and illnesses at four locations: Miami Children’s Hospital Doral Outpatient Center, the Miami Children’s Hospital Palmetto Bay Outpatient Center in South Dade, the Miami Children’s Hospital West kendall Outpatient Center and the Miami Children’s Hospital Dan Marino Outpatient Center. These facilities offer Urgent Care Services weekday afternoons and evenings as well as Saturday and Sunday.
(For specific hours, please see below)
In 2010, Miami Children's Emergency Department and Urgent Care Centers together provided care for more than 125,000 patient visits.
At Miami 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, Miami Children’s Hospital offers a full spectrum of pediatric subspecialty physicians to collaborate in you child’s care.
The MCH Emergency Department is proud to be home to the only free-standing pediatric Trauma Center in South Florida. An adjoining helipad enhances the facility’s ability to handle incoming traumas.
Miami Children's Emergency Department was ranked 10th nationally among children's hospitals in the 'Emergency Care' subspecialty list by Child magazine in 2007. 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) 666-6511 ext. 2702.