Patient Care

Welcome to Shands Hospital at the University of Florida, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. We are honored that you have chosen us to provide your child’s healthcare needs. Shands Hospital houses multiple specialists and services required for optimal diagnosis and treatment of cancer and blood disorders. Directed by Pediatric Hematologists and Oncologists, our multidisciplinary team offers children and families the emotional, physical, and spiritual support they need. It’s through teamwork at every level of our organization and with you, the family, that we are able to achieve a high level of excellence in pediatric care.


Six-year-old Amelia had a wish – to swim with the World-Famous Weeki Wachee Mermaids. As one of our hematology/oncology patients at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, Amelia’s day was brightened with a granted wish! Watch the video to see her dream come true.