Shriners Healthcare for Children-Florida
Shriners Healthcare for Children – Florida (previously known as Shriners Hospitals for Children – Tampa) is changing children’s lives every day through innovative pediatric specialty care. The model for care was conceived and established by the Shriners, the fraternal organization for which the hospital is named. The Shriners opened their first hospital in 1922 in an effort to give all children access to specialized pediatric care. The hospital opened in 1985 and has been bringing “Love to the Rescue” to about 60,000 children with orthopedic conditions ever since! Shriners Hospitals for Children – Tampa focuses on a broad range of pediatric orthopedic conditions, including rare diseases and syndromes that require highly specialized care. All services are provided regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Shriners Healthcare for Children – Florida treats children from birth through age 18. In 2019, Shriners Healthcare for Children – Florida became a fully out-patient operation, still offering their high-quality specialty care to children around the world.