Miami Children's Hospital Miami Lakes Outpatient Center Now Open for Rehabilitation Services

Published on: 10/02/2013
Edilene Tozzi, Physical Therapist, patient Emmanuel Martinez, Lisa Scher, Physical Therapist and patient Lucas Martinez during a rehabilitation session at the MCH Miami Lakes Outpatient Center.

Miami Lakes, FL- Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH) announces the opening of the MCH Miami Lakes Outpatient Center. The center is now open for pediatric rehabilitation services (physical, occupational and speech-language therapies). The first patient to receive rehabilitative care at the MCH Miami Lakes Outpatient Center was seen on Monday, September 30.
Other services, which will be offered later this fall, include diagnostic imaging services (x-ray), pediatric urgent care for minor injuries and illnesses and appointments with select subspecialists. All services except urgent care Jennifer Gomez, Speech-language pathologist, and Jacob Iglesias during a speech therapy session at the MCH Miami Lakes Outpatient Centerwill be provided by appointment during standard office hours. Urgent care will open on October 15 and will be available from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekends.
The MCH Miami Lakes Outpatient Center is located at 15025 NW 77 Avenue, Miami Lakes, FL 33014.The facility is one of nine comprehensive outpatient centers dedicated to exceeding the expectations of children and their families by providing world-class pediatric healthcare within the community. The opening of MCH Miami Lakes Outpatient Center will trigger the relocation of Miami Children’s Rehabilitation Services- Miami Lakes to this expanded, 32,600 square-foot facility.

For more information or to request an appointment at the MCH Miami Lakes Outpatient Center, parents and caregivers are invited to call 786-313-7800 or visit www.mch.com/MiamiLakes

About Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Nicklaus Children's Hospital is South Florida's only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with nearly 800 attending physicians and more than 475 pediatric subspecialists. The 309-bed hospital, known as Miami Children's Hospital from 1983 through 2014, is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with many specialty programs routinely ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report since 2008. 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. For more information, please visit www.nicklauschildrens.org.

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