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Pediatric Transport Services

Neonatal Transport Team
An infant transport team travels by ambulance or medical helicopter to pick up infants from throughout Central Florida, including Orlando, Lakeland, Winter Haven, Plant City and Dade City and bring them back to the NICU for treatment. Many infants from outlying areas require the intensive care only found at St. Joseph's Children's. Of course, babies who are born at St. Joseph's Women's and need intensive medical treatment have immediate access to the high level care of NICU.

Pediatric Transport Team
St. Joseph's Children's Hospitals Pediatric Transport Services was developed to provide 24-hour transport and consultation services to physicians and hospitals throughout the West-Central Florida region. Transportation and consultation services include:

  • 24 hour access to board-certified pediatric intensivists
  • 24 hour access to board-certified pediatric cardiovascular surgeons
  • Return transport of stable patients to referring hospital
  • Local, state, national and international three-point transports

Each patient's specific medical needs will be carefully matched to our transport capabilities, which include:

  • Ground transport
  • Helicopter transport
  • Fixed-wing jet transport

To arrange a telephone consultation and/or a pediatric patient transfer to St. Joseph's Children's Hospital, please call 1-800-277-KIDS (5437).

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