Published on: 09/04/2009
Miami, FL - Miami Children's Hospital’s Pediatric Dentistry Program has been awarded accreditation status from the American Dental Association’s Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). CODA establishes, maintains and applies standards that ensure quality of dental-related education. The MCH program was awarded accreditation extending through 2016.
Miami Children's Hospital’s specialty education program in pediatric dentistry is a 24-month, full-time program for dental residents who provide excellent care to MCH patients under the leadership of the hospital’s dental education team. Pediatric dental services are offered at the MCH Doral Center located at 3601 NW 107 Avenue in Doral, Florida.
Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Miami Children's Hospital® is South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with more than 650 attending physicians and over 130 pediatric sub-specialists. The 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 2008 and 2009 by U.S.News & World Report. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor.
ABOUT MIAMI CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL DORAL CENTER
The Miami Children’s Hospital Doral Center provides an array of pediatric outpatient services, including an after-hours Urgent Care Center for minor medical emergencies, state-of-the-art diagnostic services (MRI and X-ray) and rehabilitation services (speech, occupational and physical therapy). This MCH location also provides pediatric dental services that offer care for young healthy children and adolescents as well as pediatric patients requiring treatment for more complex conditions. Subspecialty services include Endocrinology and Nephrology. All services at this MCH ambulatory care center location provide access to top pediatric specialists from Miami Children’s Hospital.