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Patient Success Stories

Read the amazing success stories of past patients of Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

South Florida surgeon helps fix craniofacial deformities in babies

Local 10 News reports on Dr. Perlyn's complex surgeries to treat babies born with rare craniofacial deformities: Pierre Robin Sequence and Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome. Read this story.

May patient of the month: Emily

Emily was born with Pierre-Robin sequence, a condition present at birth which tends to cause a small jaw, a tongue that is displaced back towards the throat and a cleft palate. She was brought her to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, where she underwent surgery to repair her cleft palate, and since then her life has completely turned around. Read this story.

Alexis' Success Story

When asked what she wants to be when she grows up, Alexis has a ready answer: doctor, lawyer, teacher and dolphin trainer.  While that may seem like a lot of goals, nothing is too much for this outgoing girl.One would never guess that the beautiful 9-year-old was born with a condition requiring six surgeries to repair. Read this story.

Craig's Success Story

Craig was born two months early with an abnormality called craniosynostosis that made the sutures on his head fuse prematurely. Dr. Anthony Wolfe performed corrective surgery CJ is a healthy boy. Read this story.

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