Pat Dean Helps with Passage of Seizures in Education Bill

Organization Awards

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and Patients Celebrate 40 Years of Epilepsy Surgery Innovation

May 02, 2024 – Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s Brain Institute celebrated the 40th anniversary of its Epilepsy Surgery Program in March with a patient reunion at Zoo Miami. The fun-filled event was attended by nearly 200 former patients and their family members as well as clinical and support staff.

Nicklaus Children’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Center Receives NAEC Accreditation

May 01, 2018 – The Nicklaus Children's Hospital Comprehensive Epilepsy Center has received accreditation by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) as a level 4 epilepsy center. Level 4 epilepsy centers have the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest level medical and surgical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy.

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Performs the World’s First Focused Ultrasound Surgery on Hypothalamic Hamartoma Tumor in Epilepsy Patient

April 20, 2017 – A multidisciplinary clinical team at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital used magnetic-resonance guided focused ultrasound to ablate a centrally located brain tumor in a young patient experiencing tumor-associated seizures.

Nicklaus Children's Moves Patients into its New Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion

October 26, 2016 – The Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion, a six-story, state-of-the-art bed tower now houses the hospital's three intensive care units, the neurology-neurosurgery unit and a cardiac intensive care unit, among other enhancements.

Brain Institute Clinicians Present Epilepsy Findings at Dravet Syndrome Medical Conference

July 18, 2014 – Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, Clinicians Present Epilepsy Findings at Dravet Syndrome Medical Conference

Miami Children’s Hospital Affiliation to Benefit Russian Children with Epilepsy

September 29, 2010 – The Miami Children’s Hospital Global Health Services program has formed an affiliation with the Moscow Center for Pediatric Craniofacial Surgery and Neurology in Moscow, Russia. Through the initiative, experts at Miami Children’s Hospital are collaborating with their Moscow counterparts to advance surgical care for Russian children with medically resistant epilepsy.

Russian Physicians Visit Miami Children's Brain Institute

September 18, 2009 – Neurologists from Moscow Pediatric Center of Craniofacial Surgery and Neurology, and Russian State Medical University are visiting Miami Children's Brain Institute.