Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Medical Center

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Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children
Providing comprehensive medical, surgical and emergency care to the children, teenagers and young adults of Central Florida for more than 30 years, Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children is a nationally recognized and trusted name in children’s healthcare. Located on the downtown Orlando campus, the 156-bed hospital’s expert and compassionate team of caregivers provides award-winning care in more than 30 pediatric specialties in an environment built just for kids and delivered by a comprehensive staff that includes pediatric subspecialty physicians and a nursing team that is “Magnet” recognized for excellence in patient care.

Specialty areas include heart care, cancer and blood disorders, neuroscience, orthopedics, endocrinology and diabetes, nephrology, digestive health and nutrition. Its numerous centers include subspecialty clinics and programs that focus on specific diseases and disorders affecting children, including a Level 4 Epilepsy Center, the highest rating by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers. As part of the Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center Level One Trauma Center, the Bert Martin’s Champions for Children Emergency Department and Trauma Center is the first and only facility in Central Florida to provide the highest level of emergency trauma care exclusively to children.

The hospital’s numerous quality and safety recognitions most recently include:

  • Fortune/IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals® list, 2021
  • Best Children’s Hospital – U.S. News & World Report, 2022-2023
  • High-performing in five areas: Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology, Neonatology, Pediatric Orthopedics, Pediatric Neurology & Neurosurgery, Pediatric Urology
  • Tied for the #1 spot in Florida and #8 in the southeast region
  • Top Children’s Hospital – The Leapfrog Group, 2022
  • Magnet Recognized – American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Verified Children’s Surgery Center – American College of Surgeons
  • The Committee on Trauma, Verified Trauma Center – American College of Surgeons
  • Echocardiography accreditation – Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC)