CORONAVIRUS ALERT: To protect the children in our care, as well as staff and visitors, we continue to require mask wearing and physical distancing at all Nicklaus Children’s facilities throughout South Florida. Click here for the latest information. Nicklaus Children’s Urgent Care Centers offer COVID-19 testing for children with associated symptoms as part of an urgent care visit.
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital has several outpatient and urgent care centers throughout South Florida, including on-demand, virtual care.
Walk-in urgent care with no appointment needed.
Serving as your child's primary doctor's office.
Pediatric specialty consultations available closer to home.
A full range of comprehensive services all under one roof.
Connect with providers from the comfort of your own home.
With over 800 pediatric physicians on staff, we’re dedicated to helping you connect with the right specialist for your needs.
We have expertise in treating children and educating families on hundreds of different conditions.
We use cutting-edge, specialized treatments and procedures to ensure the best care for your child.
All members of the hospitalist team are certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and hold faculty appointments as clinical assistant professors at the Florida International University, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. Our pediatric hospitalists are employed by Nicklaus Children's Pediatric Specialists, the multispecialty physician group practice of Nicklaus Children's Health System.
Chief, Section of Hospital Medicine Director, Division of Hospital Medicine
Primary Office: Miami
Clinical Interests: Quality improvement, medical education and evidence-based medicine
Vice President and Chief Medical OfficerNicklaus Children's Hospital
Clinical Interests: Standardization of clinical pathways and efficient use of health care resources
Associate Director, Pediatric Residency ProgramAssociate Director, Pediatric Hospitalist Fellowship Program
Additional Office: Miami
Clinical Interests: applying evidence-based medicine into practice and mentoring residents
Program Director, Pediatric Hospitalist Fellowship
Clinical Interests: Medical education and quality improvement
Director of Global Health
Additional Offices: Jupiter, Miami
Clinical Interests: Counseling patients and families, as well as quality improvement projects
Additional Office: Jupiter
Clinical Interests: Nephrology and critical care
Clinical Interests: Pain management, sedation, quality improvement initiatives and medical education.
The De George Pediatric Unit at Jupiter Medical Center is a proud partnership with the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and the Lawrence J. and Florence A. De George Charitable Trust.
Chief of Pediatrics, Jupiter Medical Center (JMC)Medical Director, Mastroianni Family Pediatric Emergency Department, JMCMedical Director, De George Pediatric Unit, JMC
Primary Office: Jupiter
Additional Office: Doral
Clinical Interests: Pediatric critical care, acute asthma and minor surgery
Clinical Interests: Pediatric emergency care and incorporating evidence-based practices into community pediatric settings
Clinical Interests: Global health, sports medicine and preventive medicine
Additional Office: Palm City
Clinical Interests: Pediatric emergency medicine and pediatric asthma