Collaborating for Kids
Children and adults are different, and their medical care should be too. That’s why Nemours Children’s Health System collaborates with Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center to offer specialized pediatric expertise to children and families throughout Polk County.
Combining Lakeland Regional Health’s own highly trained staff with our advanced pediatric care demonstrates our shared belief that kids do better when we work together.
What Nemours Offers at This Location
Nemours pediatric specialists are available around-the-clock at Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center for:
- Outpatient specialty care — Specialists from Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando collaborate with providers at Lakeland Regional Health to offer inpatient cardiac care plus a growing list of pediatric specialty services at the Grasslands health campus where Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, Lakeland offers outpatient appointments such as cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, general surgery (consultations and follow-ups), nephrology, ophthalmology and urology.
Nemours and Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center also work together to:
- facilitate the transfer of extremely ill children to Nemours Children's Hospital in Orlando
- coordinate care, when needed, with our specialists at Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, Lakeland or Nemours Children’s Hospital
- offer a telehealth connection — Caregivers at Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center use Nemours CareConnect technology for online video consultations with Nemours physicians. In this way, specialists at Nemours can help deliver the best health care possible to Lakeland Regional Health’s pediatric patients.