UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital – Inpatient Unit

The Pediatric Inpatient Unit is located on the fourth floor of UF Health Shands Hospital.

Address

UF Health Shands Hospital
1600 SW Archer Road
Gainesville, FL 32608

Important Numbers

  • UF Health Shands Hospital Main Number
    (352) 265-0111
  • Unit 45 PEDS
    (352) 265-0045
  • Unit 44 PEDS
    (352) 265-0044
  • Unit 42 PEDS
    (352) 265-0042

Parking

  • Free parking on weeknights, weekends, and holidays
  • Free parking for patients and their visitors
  • Parking is $10 for non-patients and non-visitors
  • Free valet is available for patients at the UF Health Shands Critical Care Center, the Pediatric E.R. and the Chest Pain E.R.

Directions

  • From Interstate-75
    • Exit 384 to Gainesville/Archer
    • Head East on Archer Road for approximately three miles
    • For Main Entrance – Left at SW 16 Street Traffic Light (valet/patient drop off)
    • For East Visitor’s Parking Garage – Left at Newell Drive Traffic Light (parking garage immediately on Right)
  • From Highway 441 (13th Street)
    • Head West on SR-24 (Archer Road)
    • For East Visitor’s Parking Garage – Right at first traffic light, Newell Drive (parking garage immediately on Right)
    • For Main Entrance – Right at SW 16 Street Traffic Light (valet/patient drop off)
  • From SR 26 (University Avenue/Newberry Road) – East of Gainesville
    • South on SW 13 Street (HWY 441)
    • Veer Right onto Archer Road
    • For East Visitor’s Parking Garage – Right at first traffic light, Newell Drive (parking garage immediately on Right)
    • For Main Entrance – Right at SW 16 Street Traffic Light (valet/patient drop off)
  • From South 301
    • Right onto FL-24 (Waldo Rd.)
    • Right on FL-26 (East University Avenue)
    • Left on SW 13 Street (HWY 441)
    • Veer Right onto Archer Road
    • For East Visitor’s Parking Garage – Right at first traffic light, Newell Drive (parking garage immediately on Right)
    • For Main Entrance – Right at SW 16 Street Traffic Light (valet/patient drop off)