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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.

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, our board certified staff offers the care St. Joseph's Children's Hospital is known for.

Family-focused Care
Families always come first at St. Joseph's Children's Hospital. Adults are encouraged to remain overnight with the child when possible. The inpatient units feature rooms arranged in small clusters according to the child's age with nigh 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.

Cancer & Blood Diseases: We are well known throughout the South East United States as a referral center for children's cancer and blood diseases.

Children's Advocacy Center: A dedicated team of professionals take pride in the program's efforts to champion community efforts to support our children such as bike safety, car seat checks and much more.

Child Life Specialists: The Child Life Team at St. Joseph's Children's Hospital is committed to helping children understand their illness and procedures in order to facilitate positive coping with hospitalization. The comprehensive therapeutic child life program offers four age-appropriate play rooms.

Craniofacial Center: St. Joseph's Children's Craniofacial Center provides pediatric patients with a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, interdisciplinary approach to treating head shape and craniofacial anomalies including Cleft lip/palate.

Emergency/Trauma Center: An emergency department visit can be pretty scary so St. Joseph's Children's Hospital custom-designed the Steinbrenner Emergency/Trauma Center for Children. The Trauma Center is a State-Approved Pediatric Trauma Referral Center.

Intensive Care Units: St. Joseph's Children's Hospital knows that the critically ill need specialized care including ground and air transport services around the clock. That's why we have several Intensive Care Units for children of all ages.

  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Units
  • Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

Motion Analysis Center: Children with neuromuscular problems have difficulty controlling their muscles. The Motion Analysis Center at St. Joseph's Children's Hospital uses advanced technology to evaluate muscle, joint and nerve problems.

Pediatric Rehabilitation: Rehabilitation Services are an integral part of the hospital's commitment to children. Rehabilitation therapy for children from infancy through teens is provided in the hospital and at the outpatient pediatric specialty clinics.

Scoliosis Center: At the Scoliosis Center, patients have access to services geared toward spinal deformity patients - both children and young adults. Our team of professionals strive to achieve life-changing outcomes and are committed to providing personalized quality care.

Part of the BayCare Family
St. Joseph's Hospitals are part of the BayCare Health System. BayCare Health System is a leading community-based health system in the Tampa Bay area. Composed of a network of 10 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health and home health care, BayCare provides expert medical care throughout a patient's lifetime. With more than 195 access points conveniently located throughout Tampa Bay, BayCare connects patients to a complete range of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for any health care need.

BayCare's family of hospitals are: Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant, Morton Plant North Bay, St. Anthony's, St. Joseph's, St. Joseph's Children's, St. Joseph's Hospital-North, St. Joseph's Women's, and South Florida Baptist.



St. Joseph's Children's Hospital of Tampa • 3001 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. • Tampa, FL 33607 • (813) 554-8500