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Ear Infections

Ear infections usually happen in the middle ear, called the otitis media. The tubes in the ear get clogged with fluid and mucus.

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Otolaryngology (ENT) / Facial Plastic + Reconstructive Surgery

In the Boston Pediatric Otolaryngology Division at Floating Hospital for children, we provide personalized expert care for ear, nose and throat problems.
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General Pediatrics Practice

Find top pediatric primary care physicians in Boston, MA at Floating Hospital for Children. Our doctors offer comprehensive care services for younger patients.
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Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children have high quality care.

Quality + Safety

A world-class pediatric teaching hospital shouldn’t make you and your child feel small.  At Floating Hospital for Children our littlest patients are our biggest priority. This means we’re committed to providing the highest quality of care in a safe, friendly environment.

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A child in the pediatric emergency department at Floating Hospital for Children.

Floating Ranks With the Best

The Leapfrog Group gave Floating Hospital for Children and Tufts Medical Center an “A” rating for outstanding patient safety in 2014.

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Floating Hospital for Children has a strong history of innovation.

A Fresh Breath of Air

Floating Hospital for Children began its life as a hospital ship in the Boston Harbor in 1894 before coming onshore permanently in 1931.

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