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Patient Success Stories

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

Ruby’s Journey to Cancer Free

Ruby began complaining of what she thought was a tummy ache. After two or three days with no improvement, her father made an appointment with a gastroenterologist at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, who discovered a mass in the child’s abdomen—it was cancer. Read this story.

August patient of the month: Tonaly

At just 17 years old, Tonaly was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, a condition that kept her in the hospital for almost three months. Thanks to the treatment she received at Nicklaus Children’s, Tonaly no longer experiences the strong pains she once did, and with the help of Lisa, she developed the strength to face her condition head-on. Read this story.

Maddy's Success Story

When Maddy was only 12 hours old, she was flown to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital to undergo the first of several surgeries to treat spina bifida, a congenital condition that affects the backbone and membranes around the spinal cord. Thanks to a multidisciplinary team approach, Maddy received coordinated care by an array of subspecialists.  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 surgery adn was transferred to Nicklaus Children's Hospital via Life Flight for emergency surgery. Read this story.

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


Stomach Issues in Children
Dr. Alisa Muñiz Crim talks about the different stomach issues in children.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call (786) 624-2778 or toll free 1-888-624-2778.

Service Locations

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Nicklaus Children's Aventura Care Center
20295 NE 29th Place
Suite 300
Aventura, FL 33180

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Nicklaus Children's Doral Outpatient Center
3601 NW 107th Avenue
Doral, FL 33178

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Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus & Emergency
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155

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Nicklaus Children's Miami Lakes Outpatient Center
15025 NW 77 Avenue
Miami Lakes, FL 33014

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Nicklaus Children's Midtown Outpatient Center
3915 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33137

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Nicklaus Children's Palm Beach Gardens Outpatient Center
11310 Legacy Avenue
Legacy Place
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

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Nicklaus Children's West Kendall Outpatient Center
13400 SW 120th Street
Suite 100
Miami, FL 33186

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