Personalized pediatric care, designed for kids
When your child requires hospitalization, they are in good hands. Fort Walton Beach Medical Center's pediatric unit is dedicated to providing your child with the highest quality care. The child-friendly atmosphere soothes kids' anxiety and comforts parents by reminding them that their children are being treated by the area's best board-certified pediatric professionals.
- All private rooms decorated to be child friendly
- Secure and locked unit for patient safety
- Pediatricians on call 24/7
- Separate treatment room for procedures
- Playroom stocked with toys and books
- Visiting hours are 24/7
- The area's only ICU for babies, providing specialty care for moderately ill and premature newborns
From bumps and bruises to life-threatening illness, our team of board-certified pediatricians, highly skilled nurses and pediatric subspecialists are specially trained to meet the unique needs of children.
Fort Walton Beach Medical Center has the Tri-County areas only pediatric surgeons. Our hospital also offers consultation and coordination with some of the best pediatric subspecialists and other healthcare professionals to ensure continuity of care.
For additional resources about children's health, visit HealthyChildren.org.
Our Pediatric ER is the only one of its kind in the tri-county area including Okaloosa, Walton and Santa Rosa Counties. In order to better meet the needs of our youngest patients, the pediatric ER is a separate exam area open 24/7 that is dedicated solely to treating the emergency healthcare needs of infants, children and teens. There is even a separate waiting area just for children and their parents.
- Pediatric triage
- Pediatric-friendly rooms
- Pediatric-friendly beds
- Specially trained pediatric emergency staff
Children need specialized care, especially during an emergency. No hospital in the area has this level of care and this level of commitment to making our patients feel comfortable.