About Memorial Cancer Institute / Joe Dimaggio Children's Hospital
About Memorial Cancer Institute:
Broward County’s leading cancer program surrounds patient's with innovative technology and more than 200 medical and support professionals dedicated to doing whatever it takes to fight cancer. We lead the way in cancer research, and strive to provide access to the latest advances in cancer treatment. Each year we see more than 4,300 new cancer patients.
In the fight against leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma, our partnership with Moffitt Cancer Center brings lifesaving expertise and excellence from one of the nation’s most respected, world-class cancer centers to South Florida.
Moffitt Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Florida, is recognized as one of the ten best cancer centers in the United States. By bringing Moffitt’s proven standard of care to Memorial, Moffitt Malignant Hematology & Cellular Therapy at Memorial Healthcare System provides stronger cancer care closer to home, including expanded malignant hematology and oncology services not previously available.
About Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital:
Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital is one of the region's leading pediatric hospitals, o...ffering a comprehensive scope of healthcare services and programs in a child-friendly atmosphere. A full-service hospital, we treat minor illnesses, trauma-related accidents and some of the most complex medical conditions.
Established in 1992, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital combines advanced technology and the expertise of the largest, most diverse group of board-certified pediatric specialists in the region. With its summer 2011 expansion, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital now has 226 beds and is South Florida's newest freestanding children's hospital.
In its first year of operation, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital's medical staff included 90 physicians and patient admissions numbered 2,000. Through the years, the hospital has enhanced and expanded its services and programs to help meet the growing and diverse needs of the community.
The hospital is staffed 24 hours a day by world-class pediatricians, pediatric specialists, specialty-trained nurses and ancillary support staff. Today, more than 650 physicians are on the medical staff.