St. Joseph's Children's Hospital

St. Joseph's Children's Hospital

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3001 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 554-8500
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St. Joseph's Children's Hospital is well known throughout the southeast United States as a leader in pediatric heart and cancer care. With 80 pediatric physician specialists representing 25 medical and surgical disciplines, the staff offers the care St. Joseph's Children's Hospital is known for.

Parents have the confidence of knowing that the specialized pediatric services offered are further strengthened by St. Joseph's Hospital full-service medical center, including the 24-hour Steinbrenner Emergency/Trauma Center for Children.

At St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, we treat more children than any other hospital in Tampa Bay, so you can rest assured your child will receive the best expert care close to home in Tampa. St. Joseph's Children's Hospital is proud to offer specialized in-patient and outpatient pediatric care to children and their families in multiple locations throughout west central Florida.

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Did you know?

We Help Lots of Kids

  • We provide more acute medical and surgical pediatric care than any other hospital in Tampa Bay.
  • In 2017, 7,700 children were admitted to St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital (Tampa).
  • We perform more cardiovascular surgeries than any other hospital in Tampa Bay. We’re nationally known as a comprehensive center for children with single ventricle heart disease, specializing in simple and complex forms of hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS).
  • Our Steinbrenner Emergency/Trauma Center is the busiest emergency center in Tampa Bay, with 44,782 children treated in 2017, and countless lives saved over the years.

Our Specialized Services Are Just for Kids

  • St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital is home to one of the largest pediatric cardiovascular programs in the Southeast and is a regional referral center for the diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects.
  • St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital’s nationally recognized Chronic-Complex Clinic serves as a medical home for patients with complex health needs, providing consistent, accessible and coordinated primary care for close to 1,000 children throughout Florida.
  • St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital is well known throughout the Southeast as a referral center for children's cancer and blood disorders. We’re a nationally recognized and state-designated hemophilia treatment facility.

Visiting Hours

Visiting hours on all medical/surgical units at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital are from 11am-8pm Guests are asked to please follow these rules:

  • Only two visitors, age 12 or older, may visit during any one time.
  • Visitors may not stay after 8pm without permission from the charge nurse. Those with permission will receive color coded badges from Security located in the Emergency Department. 
  • After 8pm, the only access to the hospital will be through the Emergency Department.

Families always come first at St. Joseph's Children's Hospital. Adults are encouraged to remain overnight with the child when possible. The medical/surgical inpatient units feature rooms arranged in small clusters according to the child's age with night time accommodations for parents. A family lounge offers lockers, shower facilities and coffee around the clock, while a family resource center has videos, literature and computer links for the latest information on children's health.

Please note: At the discretion of your charge nurse, visitors younger than 12 may visit patients. Visiting hours differ for critical care areas. Please check with the charge nurse for special hours.

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Statistics (2017)

Founded: 1990
Beds: 207
Discharges: 7,699
ER Visits: 44,782
Outpatient Surgeries: 4,824

Our Foundation

St. Joseph's Children's Hospital Foundation
2700 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Suite 310
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 872-0979

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