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Nemours Children's Specialty Care Brings Care to Ft. Walton Beach

Families in Ft. Walton Beach will now have direct access to one of the largest pediatric health systems in the country. Nemours Children's Specialty Care, Ft. Walton Beach is now open at 341 Racetrack Road NW. Pediatric Pulmonologists and Cardiologists will travel to this location from Nemours Children's Specialty Care, Pensacola, offering care close to home for the convenience of patient families.

Drs. Joseph Davenport, Steven Fishberger, Mary Mehta and Dima Turpin will care for patients needing Cardiology care and Drs. Oakan Elidemir and Chris Makris will care for children needing Pulmonology care. These physicians routinely rank among the "Best Doctors in America" as identified by Best Doctors®, Inc.

Nemours Children's Specialty Care wants to bring its high quality, family-friendly standard of care closer to where Okaloosa families live, work and play. Nemours providers have been caring for children in Florida's panhandle for 21 years.

About Nemours

Nemours is an internationally recognized children's health system that owns and operates the two free-standing children’s hospitals: the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., and Nemours Children's Hospital in Orlando, Fla., along with outpatient facilities in five states, delivering pediatric primary, specialty and urgent care. Nemours also powers the world’s most-visited website for information on the health of children and teens,, and offers on-demand, online video patient visits through Nemours CareConnect. Nemours is a program dedicated to preventing reading failure in young children, grounded in Nemours’ understanding that child health and learning are inextricably linked, and that reading level is a strong predictor of adult health.

Established as The Nemours Foundation through the legacy and philanthropy of Alfred I. duPont, Nemours provides pediatric clinical care, research, education, advocacy and prevention programs to families in the communities it serves.