We feel very fortunate to have collaborated with a few of the finest Hospitals serving children diagnosed with Cancer. We have visited all three of the hospitals listed, and we are so impressed with the care and professionalism of all the people we met there. Watching the doctors and nurses interact with these beautiful children and how these children responded to their caregivers, shows the level of care and compassion they have at these wonderful hospitals. We are grateful that Children’s Hospital of New Orleans, Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida, and Ochsner Hospital for Children have welcomed our Foundation and allowed us to be a part of their pediatric cancer patients lives.
Pediatric Hematology Oncology Care in Louisiana
Children’s Hospital of New Orleans
200 Henry Clay Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118
The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s Hospital provides comprehensive care with a multidisciplinary team approach. Faculty from LSU Health New Orleans and Tulane University School of Medicine works with a team of specialized professionals including surgeons, pathologists, radiologists, radiation oncologists, nurses, pharmacists, psychologists, social workers and others to provide expert, compassionate care for each child and family. The hospital has dedicated areas for inpatient and outpatient care, providing treatment for children with cancer, sickle cell anemia, hemophilia and other blood disorders. Children’s Hospital of New Orleans treats more than 1,100 children each year. Children’s Hospital treats more Louisiana kids with cancer than all other facilities combined. Though patient care is our primary focus, Children’s Hospital is an active participant in clinical and basic research of childhood cancers and blood disorders. Our physicians have access to the most modern therapies for treatment of Malignancies and blood disorders in children. Children’s Hospital comprises the largest group of hematology and oncology physicians and nurses dedicated exclusively to pediatrics in the Gulf South. They are specially trained to care for the unique needs of children and work alongside a medical staff of more than 200 pediatric specialists, including pathologists, radiologists, oncology surgeons and neurosurgeons. Our pediatric experts realize that caring for children with malignancies and blood disorders commands a delicate balance of medical care and emotional support. Support for patients and their families is provided by child psychiatrists and social workers.
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Helping Kids with Cancer in Southwest
Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida
9981 South Healthpark Dr.
Fort Myers, FL 33908
The Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida – a standalone, state-of-the-art facility that opened in 2017 – is on a mission to deliver vital and lifesaving care for children and their families throughout the region. Our highly trained staff believes that every child is special. Children deserve innovative care in an environment that soothes anxiety and fear. All of us – doctors, nurses, advocates, social workers, and volunteers – share that vision and care for you like family. As the only children’s hospital between Tampa and Miami, Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida delivers vital and lifesaving care for children and their families. Our highly trained team members are motivated by the belief that every child is special and deserves the best care possible.
Once housed inside HealthPark Medical Center, the children’s hospital became a standalone 300,000-square-foot, 7-story facility in 2017 thanks to a groundbreaking $20 million gift from philanthropist Tom Golisano. It now provides a variety of specialized services – from emergency care to behavioral health, surgery to critical care, orthopedics, cancer treatment, cardiology, pediatric neurosurgery, and more. Its Specialized Cancer Care is built on a commitment of compassionate care and support, for children with cancer and blood disorders. We help families right here in our area maintain as much of their normal daily lives as possible while a child undergoes treatment.
The State of Florida Department of Children’s Medical Services designated our Hematology/Oncology program as one of just nine centers in the state for infants and children diagnosed with cancer and blood disorders. We ensure that patients have access to advanced therapies and the collective expertise of world-renowned specialists.
The hospital is a member of Children’s Miracle Network, a nonprofit organization that raises funds for children’s hospitals across the nation. Local donations to the Children’s Miracle Network stay in Southwest Florida to support Golisano Children’s Hospital.
Why Choose Ochsner Health for your Child’s Pediatric Cancer Care?
Ochsner Hospital for Children – New Orleans
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
Nothing stops a parent in their tracks quite like these four words: “Your child has cancer.”
If your child is one of the more than 200-plus kids in Louisiana diagnosed with cancer this year, your top priority is finding a team of pediatric cancer experts who can provide a combination of innovative treatment options, advanced technology and compassionate care — and it’s our priority at Ochsner Hospital for Children to deliver on those expectations.
At Ochsner Hospital for Children, some of the country’s most dedicated and passionate pediatric specialists, including oncologists, surgeons and radiation oncologists, work together to develop a personalized care plan for each child, teen and young adult. But your child’s care isn’t limited to doctors specializing in hematology and oncology. Because cancer and its treatment can impact a child’s growth and development, we also rely on Ochsner’s team of pediatric experts in fields like audiology, cardiology, endocrinology, genetics, neurology and orthopedics to provide your child with comprehensive care. And our child life services team can help your child understand their diagnosis and treatment and have as much fun as possible while they’re receiving inpatient or outpatient care.
As part of the Ochsner Cancer Institute, a leader in pediatric cancer and blood disorders treatment and research, Ochsner Hospital for Children’s pediatric cancer care team understands the unique needs of your child, teen or young adult. We work to develop a comprehensive treatment plan that not only offers access to some of the newest treatments for childhood cancer, but also takes their social and emotional needs into consideration. Since 1954, Ochsner has been working hard at one goal: to give your child the best chance at a healthier life.