Children's Health Services in Riverview, Florida

St. Joseph's Hospital-South provides comprehensive care for the children of the South Shore community thanks to its alignment with St. Joseph's Children's Hospital in Tampa. Our physicians, nurses and specialists are dedicated to providing the best care possible for your children - and you don't have to travel far to receive the very best care. St. Joseph's Hospital-South is conveniently located in your local community.

Learn more about children's health services at BayCare. 

Emergency Pediatric Care

When emergencies arise, you can be confident in the team at St. Joseph's Hospital-South to provide the best medical care for your child. We have specialized equipment for young ones and emergency nurses with pediatric education. Our Emergency Center features private rooms, state-of-the-art electronic monitoring for patients, and high safety standards which include bar scanning for medicine delivery.

We offer compassionate, family-centered care for pediatric patients; however, if necessary, we can arrange for transfer to the Steinbrenner Children's Emergency and Trauma Center  at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Tampa, Florida. The pediatric specialists at St. Joseph's Children's Hospital are available for consultation for complex cases.

Pediatric Inpatient Services

If your child needs minor procedures or surgeries or to spend the night for observation after an emergency, St. Joseph's Hospital-South offers private rooms designed to meet children's inpatient medical needs. Other features include:

  • Family-centered approach always includes parents in decisions and in the plan of care
  • One parent can always sleep in the room with child
  • Special pediatric pain management
  • A Child Life Specialist to help children learn about their surroundings and procedures without fear

Visiting Hours

At St. Joseph's Hospital-South, we have open visiting hours. We prefer you respect the needs of the patient for proper rest time at night, and it is requested that you not visit anyone if you are sick. We do allow for one person to stay with the patient 24 hours a day, seven days a week, if desired. We want your child’s experience here to be as pleasant as possible.

Pediatric Outpatient Services

For services not requiring an overnight stay, we still offer specialized care for our youngest patients. We have pediatric specialists in a variety of specialties including cardiology, endocrinology, ENT, gastroenterology, neurology, orthopedic surgery, urology and more.  

For a physician referral, please call (813) 644-6677 or find a doctor near you. 

2017 Statistics
Founded in 2015
Beds: Currently 5 inpatient pediatric beds; 12 bed dedicated pediatric unit planned for 2020
ED Visits: 30% of our volume is pediatrics
Total Pediatric Surgeries: 50

St. Joseph's Hospital-South
6901 Simmons Loop
Riverview, FL 33578
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