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Nicklaus Children’s Hospital has several outpatient and urgent care centers throughout South Florida, including on-demand, virtual care.
Walk-in urgent care with no appointment needed.
Serving as your child's primary doctor's office.
Pediatric specialty consultations available closer to home.
A full range of comprehensive services all under one roof.
Connect with providers from the comfort of your own home.
With over 800 pediatric physicians on staff, we’re dedicated to helping you connect with the right specialist for your needs.
We have expertise in treating children and educating families on hundreds of different conditions.
We use cutting-edge, specialized treatments and procedures to ensure the best care for your child.
Our neurosurgery team works with other pediatric specialists at Nicklaus Children’s to establish an accurate diagnosis, develop a specialized treatment plan and provide comprehensive treatment to all patients. Our renowned pediatric neurosurgeons are recognized for excellence among their peers based upon their surgical expertise, their numerous publications in textbooks and peer-reviewed journals, and their lectures both nationally and internationally.
Chief, Department of SurgeryDirector, Division of Neurosurgery
Primary Office: Miami
Additional Offices: Aventura, Naples
Clinical Interests: Neurosurgery, neurotrauma, brain tumors, spina bifida, tethered spinal cord, congenital anomalies
Additional Offices: Boynton Beach, Naples, Palm Beach Gardens
Clinical Interests: Hydrocephalus, epilepsy, spasticity, trauma and brain tumors
Medical Director, Neuro-Oncology Surgical Services
Clinical Interests: Brain and spinal cord tumors, cerebral palsy, spasticity and movement disorders, complex congenital or traumatic spinal disorders
Additional Office: Palm Beach Gardens
Clinical Interests: Epilepsy, hydrocephalus, congenital and developmental anomalies of the central nervous system, as well as neurotrauma
Practice Name: UM - Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery
Additional Office: Miami
Clinical Interests: Brain tumors, hydrocephalus, neurotrauma, congenital and developmental anomalies of the central nervous system
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