Golisano | Nicklaus Children’s Health Center To Serve Children of Collier County

New Facility Ribbon-Cutting and Open House Set for Jan. 12

(Fort Myers, Fla. – Dec. 30, 2016) --- Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida and Nicklaus Children’s Hospital have partnered to create a new 29,000-square-foot pediatric health center and urgent care facility in Naples. A ribbon-cutting is set for 6 p.m., Jan. 12 at the new Golisano | Nicklaus Children’s Health Center, which is located at 3361 Pine Ridge Road, Suite 100. A public reception and open house will follow the ribbon-cutting.

“The Golisano | Nicklaus Children’s Health Center is an innovative facility that brings pediatric specialty care, urgent care and other valuable health services to the children and families in Naples,” says Kathy Bridge-Liles, chief administrative officer, Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. “We are proud of this patient- and family-centered facility and the partnerships and collaboration that made it possible. This facility will provide access to specialized medical care and treatment to children, and will help us to continue to meet our mission ‘to serve children as close to home as possible.’”

Nancy Humbert, executive vice president, ambulatory services and external affiliations for Miami Children’s Health System shares their excitement for the new facility. “As part of our vision ‘to be where the children area,’ Miami Children’s Health System and its flagship Nicklaus Children’s Hospital are committed to supporting partnerships that enhance pediatric care excellence throughout Florida and beyond,” she says. “We are privileged to work with Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida to bring pediatric urgent care and subspecialty pediatric consults to support the children of the Southwest Florida regions.”

Services at the new center include:

  • Kids’ Urgent Care open 7 days a week 11 a.m.-11 p.m. (opening Jan. 16)
  • Pediatric Lab
  • Pediatric Specialists
    • Allergy
    • Cardiology
    • Developmental Pediatrics
    • Endocrinology
    • Ear, Nose & Throat
    • Gastroenterology
    • General Pediatric Surgery
    • Hematology/Oncology
    • Infectious Disease
    • Neonatal Development Clinic
    • Nephrology
    • Neurosurgery
    • Orthopedics
    • Pulmonology
    • Sleep Medicine
  • Pharmacy (serving adults and children)
  • Pediatric Rehabilitation and other Services
    • Physical Therapy
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Speech Therapy
    • Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy
    • Autism Navigator
    • Audiology
    • Asthma Education Program

The goal of the Golisano | Nicklaus Children’s Health Center is the same as it has been since the Lee Health children’s hospital opened in 1994—“to keep kids close to home” and close to their family, friends and their primary care doctor while they receive the specialized medical care they need.


About Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida

Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida is the only acute care children’s hospital between Tampa and Miami. Part of Lee Health, the children’s hospital opened in 1994 within HealthPark Medical Center. In 2012, the hospital was renamed Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida after B. Thomas Golisano’s generous donation to the capital campaign to build a new, state-of-the-art facility. Lee Health Foundation, the primary fundraising entity for Golisano Children’s Hospital, is nearing the end of the capital campaign to raise $100 million to build and equip the new, 300,000-square-foot, 128-bed Golisano Children’s Hospital, which is set to open in the spring of 2017. For more information, visit www.GolisanoChildrensSWFL.org.


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