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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.

Eliza's Success Story

Eliza was balancing on a curb nearby when she lost her footing and fell on her left hand. The glass bottle she was holding shattered in her hand. Eliza arrived at the hospital and was taken to a room where the medical staff wrapped her hand and discussed her options for treatment. Deirdre Marshall, MD, plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Nicklaus Children's, was assigned to perform the surgery. Read this story.

Lubenson's Success Story

When baby Lubenson arrived at the Hope for Haiti Children’s Center school and orphanage in Ouanaminthe, Haiti,in the spring of 2006, the missionaries knew at a glance that he would need far more than the tiny island republic’s medical community could offer. Eight-month-old Lubenson’s face was disfigured by an enormous tumor in his mouth that threatened his survival. Read this story.

Alexa's Success Story

Alexa was treated by trauma nurses John and Paul, who put Alexa at ease and stayed with her throughout the day. After several tests and Xrays, physicians determined that in addition to her facial injuries, Alexa had a broken neck, a ruptured spleen, broken rib, punctured lung, cut liver and fractured hip. She received care at Nicklaus Children's from a team of healthcare experts who performed surgery on Alexa to realign her facial bones. Read this story.

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Pediatric Surgery
Dr. Chad Perlyn, plastic surgeon and co-director of the operating room, explains why the surgical procedures and environment at Miami Children's Hospital are so special.
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