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Patient Success Stories

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

Amanda's Emergency Success Story

Amanda was in a terrible car accident that caused her a traumatic brain injury. After three weeks in a coma and three brain surgeries, she is now a happy six year old attending kindergarten. Read this story.

Amelia's Success Story

Amelia was born with gastroschisis. She was taken into surgery the day she was born, days after she required yet another srugery adn was transferred to Nicklaus Children's Hospital via Life Flight for emergency surgery. Read this story.

Patrick's Emergency Success Story

Patrick was run over by a truck on June 9, 2009, and airlifted to Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital. He was given only a 20 percent chance to live due to his injuries. He had two fractured ribs, lacerations on both lungs, a lacerated kidney, spleen and liver on his right side, and a severed kidney on the left. He also had two broken legs, his right arm was broken in two places, his pelvic bones were broken, his left eye bone was fractured, and his right elbow and shoulder were smashed.  Today, Patrick is alive, up and walking – running almost – and can even do some fifth grade school work. Read this story.

Do you have a patient success story? If so please submit your story on our success story submission page.

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