Our Committment

We are committed to providing outstanding comprehensive clinical care for children and adolescents with world-class physicians and cutting-edge research.

COVID-19 Update

As we continue to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, providing exceptional and safe care to our patients remains our No. 1 priority. Our faculty and hospital leadership continue to monitor and assess the current COVID-19 situation, and our action plan evolves daily.

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Our Team

Faculty and Staff

Our providers believe in advancing pediatric medicine through the translation of novel research into cutting edge patient care and training of young physicians and scientists.

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Education

Rheumatology Fellowship

The only ACGME-accredited pediatric rheumatology training program in the state of Florida. We produce pediatric rheumatologists who will impact the future of clinical care and innovative research for children living with rheumatologic conditions.

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Our Programs

Allergy

Our Pediatric Allergy program provides a broad range of clinical and diagnostic services to infants, children, and adolescents, as well as some select adult patients, with acute and chronic allergic disorders.

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UF Pediatric News

FCAAP Names 2021 Chapter Award Winners

Mark Steven Bleiweis, MD has been selected as the 2021 recipient of the FCAAP Philip O. Lichtblau, MD, Award. Dr. Bleiweis currently serves in multiple leadership roles at University of…

Internationally known pediatric lung transplant expert joins University of Florida Health

An internationally recognized physician who performed more than 100 lung transplants has joined the University of Florida Health Shands Children’s Hospital to lead the pediatric pulmonary division and resume its pediatric transplant…

UF Department of Pediatrics receives second 2021 FCC grant for telemedicine

“The University plans to buy WiFi hotspots across the state which will provide access for low-income families with kids with chronic medical conditions as well as veterans so that when…

Cutting down on kids screen time this summer following the pandemic

“Kids need to get outdoors, they need to eat healthy foods,” said Thompson. “I’ve also seen some kids develop anxiety about social situations so a slow introduction back to face-to-face…