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A Shared Vision of Excellence and Compassion

The Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida – a standalone, state-of-the-art facility that opened in 2017 – is on a mission to deliver vital and lifesaving care for children and their families throughout our region. Our highly trained staff believes that every child is special. Children deserve innovative care in an environment that soothes anxiety and fear. All of us – doctors, nurses, advocates, social workers, and volunteers – share that vision and care for you like family.

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Our Location

Golisano Children's Hospital is located in Fort Myers to serve southwest Florida and provide the access to pediatric specific services.

9981 S. HealthPark Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33908

Phone: 239-343-KIDS

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What We Do: Treatments & Services

Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida provides a variety of specialized services to take care of our community’s children. From our emergency department to behavioral health, surgery to intensive care, orthopedics, cancer treatment, cardiology, and more – we have you covered. Find our comprehensive list of services:

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Pediatric Emergency Department

We treat respiratory issues, bleeding, severe pain, broken bones, or any medical condition that makes a parent or caregiver uncomfortable. We are the only ED in Lee County designed especially for children.

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Pediatric Burn Service

The pediatric burn treatment service helps children suffering from minor burns that cause pain, discomfort, or threat of infection. We assess the problem, come up with a treatment plan, administer dressing changes, and coordinate follow-up care.

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Pediatric NICU

The only center of its kind between Tampa and Miami, our 48-bed NICU cares for the sickest premature infants and babies that have had surgery within hours and days of birth. Our team of more than 180 medical professionals provides exceptional care to the most fragile patients.

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Alyssa's Corner

What's new at Golisano?

Here at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida the care of our patients is truly a top priority. Stay tuned to hear from our Program Development Coordinator Alyssa Bostwick about current priorities and what they mean for the care for your family, such as this great patient story about a new program offrered by our Child Life Specialists:

"Landon, a patient at Golisano, trying out Beat Saber on our portable PlayStation VR. Landon's dad wrote: "Landon has been making amazing progress since his appendectomy on Saturday. He has to get up and move to heal after his surgery. This morning we were walking around trying to get steps in and we bumped into the coordinator of a state-of-the-art virtual reality rehabilitation program at Golisano. It was amazing! Landon got to try Beat Saber and Fruit Ninja." Virtual reality is one of the tools we use to help distract and relieve any anxiety our patients may be feeling during their stay at the hospital!"

To watch the video and learn more about what's happening at Golisano Childrens Hospital visit our Facebook Page

The Gift of a lifetime

To make a gift or learn more about giving and volunteer opportunities that support Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida, contact the Lee Health Foundation at 239-343-6950 or visit