Florida Hospital for Children Opens Regional Clinic in Osceola County
ORLANDO, Fla., September 24, 2013- Florida Hospital for Children is expanding its pediatric services by opening a regional clinic in Osceola County that will allow more access to pediatric specialists for children in the Central Florida region. The new clinic in Celebration will give pediatric patients and their families the opportunity to see world-class specialists closer to home and minimize travel time to those seeking specialized medical care. Families will have access to variety of pediatric sub-specialists including specialists in cardiology, endocrinology, surgery, urology and others.
“We are thrilled to be expanding our services,” said Marla Silliman, administrator of Florida Hospital for Children. “By bringing world-class physicians to the children who need medical care, we can minimize the stress that can come from caring for a sick child. It is our hope that every child throughout Central Florida have access to the specialists they need.”
The first regional clinic opened in 2011 in Viera, Fla., in Brevard County. Florida Hospital for Children also operates a regional clinic in Port Orange, in Volusia County. The regional clinic in Celebration will be the third clinic and the first expansion of Florida Hospital for Children services into Osceola County.
The Celebration Regional Clinic will allow patients to receive medical care without having to travel to Florida Hospital for Children in Orlando. The clinic is located at 1530 Celebration Blvd., Celebration, FL, 34747. To make an appointment, call 866-434-5437 or visit www.FloridaHospitalforChildren.com/Regional-Clinics.
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Florida Hospital for Children
Florida Hospital for Children is a full-service facility served by more than 130 pediatric specialists and a highly trained pediatric team of more than 1,000 caregivers and staff. This unique children's hospital provides patients with private, family-centered pediatric rooms, a dedicated pediatric emergency department and an Advanced Center for Pediatric Surgery. The Walt Disney Pavilion at Florida Hospital for Children, in Orlando, delivers a complete range of pediatric health services for younger patients including advanced surgery, oncology, neurosurgery, cardiology and transplant services, full-service pediatrics, and an innovative health and obesity platform. The 200-pediatric bed facility officially opened in March 2011, but Florida Hospital has been caring for children for more than 100 years.