About Dr. Floyd

Philip Floyd, MD, FAAP

Dr. Philip D. Floyd completed his undergraduate education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a Morehead Scholar and graduated with distinction. He returned to his hometown, attending Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Floyd completed his residency at Miami Children’s Hospital (now known as Nicklaus Children’s) in Miami. He has been in private practice since 2001.

Desiring to create a unique pediatric care environment, Dr. Floyd founded Sunset Pediatrics in 2008. Specializing in early disease detection, expertise in complicated diagnoses, and the treatment of complex pediatric conditions, Dr. Floyd has patients that travel from both near and far to see him. Above all, Sunset Pediatrics is a safe place for children, adolescents, and parents to visit, learn, share, and grow.

Dr. Floyd is the annual recipient of both the Patient Choice Award and the Most Compassionate Physician award. He is regularly recognized as one of Florida’s Super Doctors, has also been awarded the Top Doctors award as recognized by “City and Shore” magazine and is listed each year as one of America’s Top Pediatricians by the Consumer’s Research Council of America.

Dr. Floyd is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, a Clinical Preceptor at NOVA Southeastern University College of Healthcare Sciences, a Volunteer Clinical Faculty member and Clinical Preceptor at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, and previously served as the Medical Consultant for the Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

Dr. Floyd serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Westminster Christian School in Miami, is the past chair of St. Philip’s Episcopal School in Coral Gables, and is a member of the Pediatric/Child Health Committee at South Miami Hospital. Dr. Floyd makes regular television appearances, speaking on a variety of pediatric topics. He is also speaker to many local church and civic groups.

When not with patients, Dr. Floyd enjoys gardening, skiing, boating and travelling.

Dr. Floyd’s greatest passions are his faith, his family, and his patients and their families. He attends Christ Fellowship Church in Palmetto Bay where he and his family are involved in several church ministries. Dr. Floyd is married to Debbie Gerspacher Floyd, a Coral Gables native. They have three children with whom they love to explore the world and experience life to the fullest.