Centro de Videos

What is sickle cell disease?

What is sickle cell disease? Dr. Athena Pefkarou discusses in this edition of Children's Health Chats.

Mutidisciplinary approach to treating Sickle Cell disease

Dr. Athena Pefkarou discusses the approaches to treating sickle cell disease in this edition of Children's Health Chats.

What are the four types of sickle cell disease

Dr. Athena Pefkarou discusses the four types of sickle cell disease in this edition of Children's Health Chats.

Who is a candidate for the colorectal center?

Who is a candidate for the colorectal center? Dr. Juan Calisto answers in this edition of Children's Health Chats.

What is fecal incontinence?

Dr. Juan Calisto, Director of the Colorectal Center, discusses Fecal Incontinence in this edition of  Children's Health Chats.

De La Torre Technique for treating Hirschsprung's Disease

Dr. Juan Calisto discussed the De la Torre Technique used in the treatment of patients with Hirschsprung's Disease in this edition of Children's Health Chats.

Is constipation a common condition in children?

Is constipation a common condition in children? Dr. Juan Calisto explains in this edition of Children's Health Chats.

Collaboration is Key for Successful Colorectal Treatment

Dr. Juan Calisto, Director of the Colorectal Center, discusses the importance of collaboration for successful treatment.

Conditions Treated by the Colorectal Center

Dr. Juan Calisto, Director of the Colorectal Center, discusses the conditions we treat.

What are the options for bone marrow transplant?

Dr. Kamar Godder discusses the options for bone marrow transplant in this edition of Children's Health Chats.

When is bone marrow transplantation recommended?

When is bone marrow transplantation recommended? Dr. Kamar Godder explains in this edition of Children's Health Chats.

Bone Marrow Transplant for Sickle Cell Disease

Dr. Kamar Godder discusses bone marrow transplant for sickle cell disease in this edition of Children's Health Chats.

How are stem cells used for bone marrow transplantation?

How are stem cells used for bone marrow transplantation? Dr. Kamar Godder answers in this edition of Children's Health Chats.

Services through the Colorectal Center

Dr. Juan Calisto, Director of the Colorectal Center, discusses the services offered through the program.

What is Hirschsprung's disease?

Dr. Juan Calisto, Director of the Colorectal Center, discusses Hirschsprung's disease.

What are anorectal malformations (ARM)?

Dr. Juan Calisto, Director of the Colorectal Center at Nicklaus Children's explains what are the most common anorectal malformations in children.

Meet Heidi Gamboa, DO - The Division of Gastroenterology at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Dr. Heidi Gamboa is a pediatric gastroenterologist at Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami. 

First Aid for an Infant Choking

Do you know what to do if an infant (0 – 12 months) is choking? This video by Linda Nylander-Housholder, APRN. will demonstrate how to identify signs of choking and how to help an infant who is choking. Performing first aid for choking and CPR can keep him/her alive until Emergency Medical Services (911) arrives. This Nicklaus Children’s Hospital video follows current CPR guidelines from the American Heart Association.

First Aid for a Child Choking

Do you know what to do if a child (1 year to puberty)  is choking. This video by Linda Nylander-Housholder, APRN. will  demonstrate how to identify signs of choking and how to help a child who is choking. Performing first aid for choking and CPR can keep him/her alive until Emergency Medical Services (911) arrives. This Nicklaus Children’s Hospital video follows current CPR guidelines from the American Heart Association

Asma y su hijo

Este video explica qué es el asma, cuáles son los síntomas, cómo evitar los ataques de asma, y cuáles son los diferentes factores que pueden desencadenar un ataque de asma. El video también ofrece información sobre los medicamentos usados para tratar el asma.

HSCT and Cellular Therapy: Live Stream Featuring Dr. Jorge Galvez Silva

Join us as Dr. Jorge Galvez Silva, Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist from the Nicklaus Children's Hospital Cancer & Blood Disorders Center, discusses blood and marrow transplant and therapies

Pain Awareness Month at Nicklaus Children's

September is Pain Awareness Month. This month-long recognition was created to increase education and awareness within our community about the effects of pain, the available treatments to alleviate pain and the importance of communication with healthcare providers regarding pain-related concerns so that pain can be better understood and treated.

Nicklaus Children's Hospital has many resources to help decrease children's pain. Watch the video to learn of the many resources and specialists dedicated to easing pain and discomfort for patients and families at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Risk factors for Pediatric and Adult Cancers - Livestream featuring Dr. Ziad Khatib

Join us as Dr. Ziad Khatib, Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist from the Nicklaus Children's Hospital Cancer & Blood Disorders Center, discusses the risk factors for pediatric and adult cancers.

A look inside the Special Delivery Unit of the Fetal Care Center

The Fetal Care Center's Special Delivery Unit is a dedicated 10-bed high risk infant special delivery unit for healthy mothers whose infants will require immediate access to pediatric intensive and critical care after birth.

What to expect during an electrocardiogram (EKG) test

The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital provides electrocardiogram (EKG) testing for infants, children and young adults. This video provides an overview on what you can expect on the day of the appointment.

What to expect on the day of your cardiology appointment

This video provides an overview on what you can expect on the day of a pediatric cardiology appointment at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. 

What to expect during an echocardiogram test

The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital provides echocardiogram (ECHO) testing for infants, children and young adults. This video provides an overview on what you can expect on the day of the appointment.

Scoliosis is a Sign, not a Disease: Featuring Dr. Stephen George & Dr. Thomas Errico

Join us live as Nicklaus Children's Hospital's Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgeons discuss the signs, diagnosis and treatment of scoliosis in children and teens.

A Pediatrician's Guide to Thyroid Function Tests featuring Dr. Alejandro Diaz

Join us on this live stream as Dr. Alejandro Diaz, pediatric endocrinologist, discusses when to order thyroid function tests, which tests should be ordered, interpretation and early approach of thyroid function tests.

Diabetes in children (9 of 9): Exercise & Nutrition

This is the last video of our diabetes series. In this video, you will learn about nutrition, exercising and carb counting. The video answers the following questions:  What are carbohydrates? How many grams of carbohydrates does your child need? What foods have carbohydrates? How do you count carbohydrates? This video also provides recommendations and ideas on “free food” snacks for your child.

Diabetes in children (8 of 9): Managing diabetes in school

This is the eighth video of our diabetes series, "Taking charge of our child's diabetes." In this video, you will learn how to manage your child’s diabetes at school, during sick days and when your child exercises. The video answers the following questions: What is a Diabetes Medical Management Plan (DMMP)? What to include in your child’s diabetes kit for school? What are the signs and symptoms that would require immediate attention when the child is sick? This video also provides tips on how to avoid low blood sugar when exercising, as well as a demonstration on how to put together a diabetes kit for school.

Diabetes in children (7 of 9): Diabetes emergency

This is the seventh video of our diabetes series, "Taking charge of our child's diabetes." In this video, you will learn about the two types of diabetic emergencies, severe hypoglycemia, diabetic ketoacidosis. The video answers the following questions: What is severe hypoglycemia? How is a low blood glucose emergency treated? What is diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)? What causes DKA, what are the common signs and symptoms of DKA, What to do during a diabetic emergency? When to call 911 (Emergency)? In this video, we also demonstrate how to use the glucagon injection.

Diabetes in children (6 of 9): What is hypoglycemia?

This is the sixth video of our diabetes series, "Taking charge of our child's diabetes." In this video, you will learn about hypoglycemia. The video answers the following questions: What is hypoglycemia? What causes it? What are the signs and symptoms of low blood sugar? How is hypoglycemia treated? What types of snacks can you give your child that are fast acting carbohydrates?

Diabetes in children (5 of 9): What are hyperglycemia and ketones?

This is the fifth video of our diabetes series, "Taking charge of our child's diabetes." In this video, you will learn about hyperglycemia. The video answers the following questions: What is hyperglycemia? What causes it? What are the signs and symptoms of high blood sugar? How is hyperglycemia treated? When do you need to call the doctor? In addition, the video explains what ketones are. When do you need to check your child’s ketones in the urine? What do you do when there are ketones in the urine? In this video, you will find a demonstration on how to test your child’s urine for ketones.

Diabetes in children (4 of 9): How does insulin work?

This is the fourth video of our diabetes series, "Taking charge of our child's diabetes." In this video, you will learn about insulin. The video answers the following questions: What is insulin and how does it work in our body? What is the difference between the different types of insulin? (Rapid Acting, Short Acting, Intermediate, Long Acting). How often does your child need to take insulin? This video also demonstrates how to deliver insulin using the syringe and vial method as well as the Insulin Pen method.

Diabetes in children (3 of 9): Blood glucose monitoring

This is the third video of our diabetes series, "Taking charge of our child's diabetes." In this video, you will learn how to monitor your child’s blood glucose. The video answers the following questions: How do you keep track of your child’s blood sugar? What is too high or too low blood glucose? Why is it so important to check your child’s blood sugar at bedtime? What is a Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c)? This video also demonstrates how to check your child’s blood sugar using a glucometer and provides tips on snacks, and how to keep a blood sugar log.

Diabetes in children (2 of 9): What is diabetes?

This is the second video of our diabetes series, "Taking charge of our child's diabetes." In this video, you will learn what diabetes is and the role of glucose and insulin in type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The video also answers the following questions: What are the signs and symptoms of diabetes? What causes it? What are the treatments for type 1 and type 2 diabetes?

Diabetes in children (1 of 9): Your child’s diabetes team

This is the first video of our diabetes series, "Taking charge of our child's diabetes." In this video, you will meet your child’s diabetes team.  Diabetes calls for a team effort. Our team of healthcare providers will provide you with the best care and information for you to tackle your child’s diabetes. Every healthcare team needs a leader. In this case, that is you. You are the one that has the most control over your child’s diabetes, the one who really is in charge. Your health care team depends on you to talk to them honestly and to tell them how your child feels. Your diabetes team includes: doctor (endocrinologists), nurse practitioner, diabetes educator, nurses, dietitian, social worker, child life specialist, and psychology service.

La historia de Alanis

Después del nacimiento saludable de su bebé Alanis, a Ana le informaron que la recién nacida tenía una pequeña marca de nacimiento color caramelo en el brazo. Ana, quien no se sintió alarmada de inmediato por la noticia, esperó hasta la primera cita con el pediatra, que luego la derivó con la Dra. Ana Margarita Duarte, directora de la División de Dermatología de Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.

The Fetal Care Center's Special Delivery Unit

The Fetal Care Center at Nicklaus Children's Hospital offers hope to families expecting an infant with pre-diagnosed medical needs.

A Child's Journey: Lucky's Story

Despite Lucky's rocky start to life after being born with spinal deformities, he is leading an active life thanks to the spine surgery team at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

How to Provide Infant CPR

This CPR video demonstrated by Linda Nylander-Housholder, APRN.   shows step by step how to perform CPR on an infant newborn to 1 year.

How to Provide Child CPR

This CPR video demonstrated by Linda Nylander-Housholder, APRN. shows step by step how to perform CPR on a child (1 year old to puberty).

May Patient of the Month: Isabella

At only 7 years old, Isabella began to complain about having back pains. Unable to run and play with her friends, or even walk at times, her mother decided it was time to visit an orthopedist. After several blood tests and an MRI, it was determined that Isabella had leukemia.

Salud Mental de los Adolescentes (Lunch N' Learn)

En este mes de la concientización de la salud mental, la Dra. Marisa Azaret, y la Dra. Sara Rivero-Conil, nos hablan sobre la salud mental en los adolescentes.

Talkin' Kids Health: Heart Month

Dr. Yadira Martinez-Fernandez joins us in this edition of our Facebook live show Talkin' Kids Health.

What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)?

Dr. Metee Comkornruecha explains what Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) in this edition of Children's Health Chats.

How is Adolescent Medicine different from Pediatric Care?

Learn about the common differentiators between Adolescent Medicine and Pediatric Care with Dr. Metee Comkornruecha.

Paciente del mes de abril: Joshua

Poco después del nacimiento de Joshua, su madre comenzó a notar que el bebé tosía y estornudaba constantemente. Como toda madre primeriza, le preguntó al médico que le sucedía a su recién nacido. Él le dijo que no pasaba nada malo y que era completamente normal.

How Does Nicklaus Children's Treat Eating Disorders? - Dr. Metee Comkornruecha Explains

Learn about Nicklaus Children's Hospital's multidisciplinary approach to treating eating disorders with Dr. Metee Comkornruecha. 

How to Perform a Retention Enema

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Nurse Practioner, Raquel Pasarón, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, walks you through performing a retention enema for a baby or child. A retention enema is part of a bowel management program aimed to help your child maintain a clean bowel for a 24-hour period. 

How to Perform Rectal Irrigations in the Hirschsprung-Associated Enterocolitis Patient

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Nurse Practioner, Raquel Pasarón, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, walks you through performing rectal irrigations in the Hirschsprung-associated entercolitis patient. Enterocolitis in the Hirschsprung patient may occur before or after surgery is performed. 

Paciente del mes de marzo: Helia

Cuando Helia tenía 12 años, su madre comenzó a notar que ella siempre tenía mucha sed y que bebía más agua de lo habitual. Llegó al punto en el que Helia estaba perdiendo el sueño debido a todo el peso que aumentaba, por lo que su madre decidió consultar a un especialista.

Are Cancers in Children Genetic? - Dr. Ziad Khatib Explains

Find out whether cancers in children are genetic with pediatric neuro-oncologist Dr. Ziad Khatib.

How Common Are Brain Tumors in Children? - Dr. Ziad Khatib Explains

Find out how common brain tumors are in children with pediatric neuro-oncologist Dr. Ziad Khatib.

What is the Head Start 4 Protocol? - Dr. Ziad Khatib Explains

Learn about the Head Start 4 Protocol with pediatric neuro-oncologist Dr. Ziad Khatib.

Facebook Live Chat on the Flu Season with Dr. Vanessa Guerra

Beatriz Canals chats with Dr. Vanessa Guerra, pediatrician, on the flu season in this edition of Talkin' Kids Health

Meet Metee Comkornruecha, MD - The Division of Adolescent Medicine at Nicklaus Children''s Hospital

Dr. Metee Comkornruecha is chief of the Pediatric Specialists of America (PSA) Section of Adolescent Medicine at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami.

Meet Adriana Carrillo Iregui, MD - The Division of Endocrinology at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Dr. Adriana Carrillo Iregui is a pediatric endocrinologist within the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami.

Peyton's Airway Reconstruction Journey

Peyton was born with a congenital heart defect that led her to spend months in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Dr. Stephen George explains the multidisciplinary approach to treating scoliosis.

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon Dr. Stephen George explains the multidisciplinary approach to treating scoliosis at Nicklaus Children's Hosptal.

Learn about the Hemophilia Treatment Center at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Dr. Guillermo de Angulo explains the Hemophilia Treatment Center at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

What is hemophilia? Dr. Guillermo De Angulo explains.

Learn about hemophilia with Associate Director of the Bone Marrow Transplant Program, Dr. Guillermo De Angulo. 

How does your child after spine surgery? Dr. Stephen George explains.

Learn how your child's recovery works after a spine surgery.

Heatstroke Prevention: Put an end to hot car deaths

Every 10 days, across the United States, a child dies while unattended in a hot car. It only takes a few minutes for a car to heat up and become deadly to a child inside. As summer temperatures rise, more kids are at risk.

What causes idiopathic scoliosis? Dr. Stephen George explains.

Do you know the causes of idiopathic scoliosis? Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, Dr. Stephen George explains.

What is low radiation imaging for scoliosis patients? Dr. Stephen George explains

Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, Dr. Stephen George explains what low radiation imaging for scoliosis patients is. 

Having a scoliosis diagnosis does not imply lifelong limitations. Dr. Stephen George explains

Having a scoliosis diagnosis does not imply lifelong limitations. Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgeon
Dr. Stephen George explains. 

What is a bone marrow transplant? Dr. Jorge Galvez Silva explains.

Do you know what a bone marrow transplant is? Dr. Jorge Galvez Silva, pediatric hematologist/oncologist explains.

Learn about the Immunooncology program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Learn about the Immunooncology Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital with Associate Director of the Bone Marrow Transplant Program, Dr. Guillermo De Angulo.

What is Leukemia? Dr. Guillermo de Angulo explains.

Learn about Leukemia with Associate Director of the Bone Marrow Transplant Program, Dr. Guillermo De Angulo.

Did you know The Blood and Marrow Transplant Program is comprised of a multidisciplinary team?

Dr. Jorge Galvez Silva is a pediatric hematologist/oncologist with the Cancer & Blood Disorders Center at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Did you know that a bone marrow transplant can treat a variety of conditions?

Dr. Jorge Galvez Silva is a pediatric hematologist/oncologist with the Cancer & Blood Disorders Center at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

How Does the NeuroCardiac and Development Program Support Families? - Dr. Ann Hyslop Explains

Dr. Ann Hyslop is a pediatric neurologist with Neuro Network Partners (NNP) and Director of the Neurocritical Care Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami.

What does genetic testing entail?

Dr. Parul Jayakar explains different testing methods for genetic testing.

Dr. Ann Hyslop Chats About the NeuroCardiac and Develpment Program's Multidisciplinary Approach

Dr. Ann Hyslop is a pediatric neurologist with Neuro Network Partners (NNP) and Director of the Neurocritical Care Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami

Preventing Medication Injuries

Medication injuries are the leading cause of child poisoning. Learn more about how to prevent medication injuries with Nicklaus Children's Injury Prevention Coordinator, Malvina Duncan.
 

Helmet Safety

Head injuries are the leading cause of injury in children. Learn more about helmet safety with Nicklaus Children's Injury Prevention Coordinator Malvina Duncan.

Meet Patcharapong Suntharos, MD - The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hopsital

Meet Dr. Suntharos, Pediatric and Adult Congennital Interventional Cardiologist.

Genetic Testing for Autism Spectrum disorders

Dr. Parul Jayakar discusses how genetic testing can help in the management of autism spectrum disorders.

What can genetic testing reveal for family planning?

Dr. Parul Jayakar describes what genetic testing can reveal to a family planning to have a baby.

What is the Metabolism Program at Nicklaus Children's?

Dr. Parul Jayakar discusses the metabolism program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Paciente del mes de febrero: Chad

Mientras se encontraban en un viaje de pesca entre padre e hijo en los Cayos de la Florida, Chad, de 3 años, estaba jugando y balanceándose de la cuerda de un poste de madera náutico cuando un objeto de 200 lb (casi 91 kg) cayó sobre su pecho y lo dejó en estado de paro cardíaco.

Dr. Shaketha Gray Discusses Nicklaus Children's Approach to Treating Depression in Teens

Dr. Gray is an adolescent medicine specialist at Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami. For more information, please visit https://www.nicklauschildrens.org/AdolescentMedicine

El recorrido de Olivia

Olivia nació con un defecto cardíaco congénito y su primera cirugía a corazón abierto se programó apenas unos días después de haber nacido. Los padres de Olivia depositaron su confianza en las manos del Programa Cardíaco de Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Dr. Shaketha Gray Chats About Depression in Teens

Dr. Gray is an adolescent medicine specialist at Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami.

Meet Foley and Friends - How to care for Foley catheter

“Meet Foley and Friends” is an educational video created by Nicklaus Children’s Hospital to explain the proper care and maintenance of a Foley catheter for a discharged patient.

The video is comprised of two sections, one for the child using animated characters and the other for the caregiver providing step-by-step instructions. The main goal of the video is to empower and educate the child as well as the family to reduce the possibility of readmissions due to infectious bacteria resulting in urinary tract infections.

What Services Are Available at an Urgent Care Center? - Dr. Jose Rosa-Olivares Explains

Dr. Jose Rosa-Olivares is chief of the Section of Urgent Care Services at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information, please visit https://www.nicklauschildrens.org/UrgentCare

Meet Sajel Lala Kana, MD - The Division of Clinical Genetics at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Dr. Kana is a clinical geneticist at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. She specializes in diagnosing children with complex genetic disorders.

Dr. Ann Hyslop Discusses the NeuroCardiac Development Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Dr. Ann Hyslop is a pediatric neurologist with Neuro Network Partners (NNP) and Director of the Neurocritical Care Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami. For more information, please visit https://www.nicklauschildrens.org/Brain

Dr. Jose Rosa-Olivares Discusses the Benefits of Choosing an Urgent Care Center for Children

Dr. Jose Rosa-Olivares is chief of the Section of Urgent Care Services at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information, please visit https://www.nicklauschildrens.org/UrgentCare

What is the Personalized Medicine Biobank?

The Nicklaus Children's Hospital biobank and tissue repository is an essential resource for personalized medicine research efforts, enabling the study of both health and disease over time. The Biobank collects samples and health information from volunteers, regardless of health history. Once a participant becomes part of the Biobank, he or she contributes to ongoing health research. We partner with Sanford Health, a national leader on specimen storage, management and integration with participant health information.

Single Leg Kneeling on a BOSU Ball

Physical Therapist, Lauren Butler, demonstrates a Single Leg Kneeling Excercise on a BOSU Ball
 

Dr. Shaketha Gray Explains How Hormonal Contraception Can Help Treat Medical Conditions

Dr. Gray is an adolescent medicine specialist at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Are Vaccines Safe? - Dr. Otto M. Ramos Explains

Dr. Otto M. Ramos is chief of the Section of Infectious Diseases at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information, please visit https://www.nicklauschildrens.org/InfectiousDiseases

Dr. Shaketha Gray Chats About HPV and the HPV Vaccine

Dr. Gray is an adolescent medicine specialist at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. 

What to expect during your child's MRI?

MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) is a common imaging test used to give medical professionals a closer look at organs or structures inside the body. The images are created using magnetic and radio waves. Learn more about what happends during this test.

Paciente del mes de enero: Layla

Cuando Layla tenía 5 años, llegó al Nicklaus Children's Hospital con un caso grave de escoliosis. Para ayudarla a corregir su columna vertebral, Layla pasó tiempo en tracción con halo craneal. Mientras su mamá regresaba a Gainesville para trabajar e ir a la escuela, las enfermeras en Nicklaus Children's se ocupaban de Layla, haciendo de madres sustitutas y asegurándose de que estuviera bien cuidada.

Dr. Otto M. Ramos Discusses the Flu

Dr. Otto M. Ramos is chief of the Section of Infectious Diseases at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information, please visit https://www.nicklauschildrens.org/infectiousdiseases
 

Meet Thomas J. Errico, MD - The Center for Spinal Disorders at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Thomas J. Errico, MD, is a pediatric spine surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program and Center for Spinal Disorders at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Banded Single Leg Squat

Physical Therapist, Lauren Butler, demonstrates the Banded Single Leg Squat.
 

Deep Neck Flexor Strengthening

Physical Therapist, Kristin Hayden, demonstrates the deep neck flexor strengthening excercise.
 

Jump Rope Drills to Improve Running Form

Physical Therapist, Jeffrey Fernandez, demonstrates the straight leg bridge for hamstring strengthening.

Squatting Symmetry on the Neurocom

Physical Therapist, Lauren Butler, demonstrates how to achieve Squatting Symmetry on the Neurocom

Prone Foam Roller T-raise

Physical Therapist, Lauren Butler, demonstrates a Prone Foam Roller T-raise

Sickling & Winging Correction

Physical Therapist, Lauren Butler, demonstrates a Sickling & Winging Correction Excercise
 

Isolated Great Toe Flexion

Physical Therapist, Lauren Butler, demonstrates an Isolated Great Toe Flexion
 

Developmental Sequence Training

Physical Therapist, Lauren Butler, demonstrates Developmental Sequence Training

Posterior BOSU Hop

Physical Therapist, Lauren Butler, demonstrates a Posterior BOSU Hop

Modified Single Leg Romanian Deadlift

Physical Therapist, Lauren Butler, demonstrates a Modified Single Leg Romanian Deadlift
 

Thoracic Extension Elbow Slides on Wall

Physical Therapist, Kristin Hayden, demonstrates Thoraic Extension Elbow Slides on Wall

Basic Forward Plank & Common Faults

Physical Therapist, Kristin Hayden, demonstrates a Basic Forward Plank and Common Faults.
 

Quadruped Hip Extension/Abduction

Physical Therapist, Kristin Hayden, demonstrates the straight leg bridge for hamstring strengthening.

Swiss Ball Reverse Plié

Physical Therapist, Kristin Hayden, demonstrates the Swii Ball Reverse Plié

Meet Shaketha Gray, MD - The Division of Adolescent Medicine

Dr. Shaketha Gray is an adolescent medicine specialist within the Division of Adolescent Medicine at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. She sees patients at Nicklaus Children's Hospital and the Nicklaus Children's Aventura Care Center.

Meet Otto M. Ramos, MD - The Division of Infectious Diseases at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Dr. Ramos is chief of the Pediatric Specialists of America (PSA) Section of Infectious Diseases at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. He sees patients at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. Visit nicklauschildrens.org/DrRamos

Dr. Joshua Tarkoff explains tips for fitness and homework

Dr. Tarkoff is a pediatric endocrinologist at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/endocrinology

Dr. Joshua Tarkoff explains Type 1 Diabetes

Dr. Tarkoff is a pediatric endocrinologist at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/endocrinology

Dr. Joshua Tarkoff Explains Type 2 Diabetes

Dr. Tarkoff is a pediatric endocrinologist at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/endocrinology

Straight Leg Bridge for Hamstring Strengthening

Physical Therapist, Jeffrey Fernandez, demonstrates the straight leg bridge for hamstring strengthening.

Jeffrey Fernandez explains track stability for runners

Physical Therapist, Jeffrey Fernandez demonstrates trunk stability excercises for runners.

Jeffery Fernandez demonstrates how to perform the TRX Inverted Row

Physical Therapist, Jeffrrey Fernandez, demonstrates how to perform the TRX Inverted Row

Kristin Hayden demonstrates how to find your pelvic neutral

Physical Therapist, Kristin Hayden demonstrates how to find your pelvic neutral.

Kristin Hayden demonstrates the heel tap on a foam roller


Physical Therapist, Kristin Hayden, demonstrates the heel tap on a foam roller.

Kristin Hayden demonstrates an exervise to strengthem pelvic mobility

Physical Therapist, Kristin Hayden, demonstrates an excercise to strengthen pelvic mobility.

Dr. Saima Aftab explains the Fetal Care Center Special Delivery Unit

Join us for a Facebook Live chat with Dr. Saima Aftab, Director of the Fetal Care Center, as she discusses the special delivery unit, a 10-bed maternity unit for high risk infants which will open in Summer of 2019. Learn more at nicklauschildrens.org/fetal

Dr. Alejandro Diaz discusses Gender Dysphoria and Gender Nonconformity

Dr. Alejandro Diaz is a pediatric endocrinologist at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/Gender

Dr. Saima Aftab explains conditions we see at the Fetal Care Center

Dr. Saima Aftab is a neonatologist at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/fetal.

What is the Personalized Medicine Initiative (PMI)?

The Personalized Medicine Initiative (PMI) involves a comprehensive approach to tailoring medical management to each specific child’s individual characteristics, needs and preferences at all stages of care, including prevention, diagnosis, treatment and follow up.

What is Genetic Testing?

Dr. Parul Jayakar discusses genetic testing for family planning. Learn more at nicklauschildrens.org/Genetics
 

Paciente del mes de diciembre: Charlie

Después de sobrevivir a un embarazo de alto riesgo de mellizos, los Strombom se enfrentaron a otra complicación más. A su tercer hijo, un bebé nonato llamado Charlie, le diagnosticaron una malformación congénita de las vías respiratorias pulmonares (CPAM) y se sometió a dos intervenciones en el útero para permitir un período de gestación completo y saludable. Una vez nacido, el equipo de LifeFlight del Nicklaus Children’s Hospital estuvo a la espera para transportar a Charlie desde West Palm Beach hasta Miami.

How Do I Care for my Baby's Gums and Teeth? - Dr. Suheily Aponte Explains

Dr. Suheily Aponte is a pediatric dentist with the Division of Pediatric Dentistry at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/Dental

Teething Tips from Pediatric Dentist Dr. Suheily Aponte

Dr. Suheily Aponte is a pediatric dentist with the Division of Pediatric Dentistry at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/Dental

When Should My Child Begin Seeing A Dentist? - Dr. Suheily Aponte Explains

Dr. Suheily Aponte is a pediatric dentist with the Division of Pediatric Dentistry at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/Dental

Why Is It Critical to Support Gender-Variant Children and Teens? - Dr. Alejandro Diaz Explains

Dr. Alejandro Diaz is a pediatric endocrinologist at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. Learn more about the GenderProgram.

Dr. Alejandro Diaz Discusses The Gender Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Dr. Alejandro Diaz is a pediatric endocrinologist at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. Learn more about the GenderProgram.

Dr. Saima Aftab: Testing offered by the Fetal Care Center

Dr. Saima Aftab is a neonatologist at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/FetalCareCenter

What is the Fetal Care Center at Nicklaus Children's? - Dr. Saima Aftab Explains

Dr. Saima Aftab is a neonatologist at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/FetalCareCenter

What is Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome? - Dr. Chad Perlyn Explains

Dr. Chad Perlyn is a pediatric plastic surgeon with the Division of Plastic Surgery at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/BWS

Dr. Chad Perlyn Explains the Craniofacial Center at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Dr. Chad Perlyn is a pediatric plastic surgeon with the Division of Plastic Surgery at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/Craniofacial

What Are Vascular Anomalies? - Dr. Chad Perlyn Explains

Dr. Chad Perlyn is a pediatric plastic surgeon with the Division of Plastic Surgery at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/PlasticSurgery
 

What is Positional Plagiocephaly? - Dr. Chad Perlyn Explains

Dr. Chad Perlyn is a pediatric plastic surgeon with the Division of Plastic Surgery at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/PlasticSurgery

Dr. Aaron Berger Discusses Brachial Plexus Injuries

Dr. Aaron Berger is a pediatric hand surgeon at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information about the Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Disorders Program, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/BrachialPlexus

Dr. Aaron Berger Explains Types of Surgeries for Brachial Plexus Injuries

Dr. Aaron Berger is a pediatric hand surgeon at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information about the Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Disorders Program, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/BrachialPlexus

Dr. Aaron Berger Discusses Treatment for Brachial Plexus Injuries

Dr. Aaron Berger is a pediatric hand surgeon at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information about the Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Disorders Program, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/BrachialPlexus

What is the Brachial Plexus? - Dr. Aaron Berger Explains

Dr. Aaron Berger is a pediatric hand surgeon at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information about the Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Disorders Program, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/BrachialPlexus

Pediatric Post Graduate Course 2018 - Save the Date

Nicklaus Children's Health System is proud to present the 54th Annual Pediatric Postgraduate Course to be held Thursday, February 28, 2019 through Sunday, March 3, 2019 at the Diplomat Beach Resort in sunny Hollywood, Florida. To learn more and register visit: ppgcpip.com

Paciente del mes de octubre: Gabriela

Después de una cesárea de emergencia, la madre de Gabriela, Katherine, se sorprendió al ver que a su nuevo bebé le faltaba parte de la cara. Gabriela había nacido con paladar y labio hendido. Katherine investigó durante horas para encontrar a los mejores médicos para tratar la condición de su hija y se encontró con el equipo craneofacial del Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Craig Spurdle Discusses Treatment for ACL Injuries

Dr. Craig Spurdle is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

ACL Injury Signs & Symptoms - Dr. Craig Spurdle Explains

Dr. Craig Spurdle is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

What is an ACL Injury? - Dr. Craig Spurdle Explains

Dr. Craig Spurdle is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Dr. Redmond Burke Explains the Importance of Connecting with Patients and Families

Dr. Burke is the Pediatric Specialists of America (PSA) Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery with The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Dr. Redmond Burke Discusses Innovations in Cardiac Care Pioneered at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Dr. Burke is the Pediatric Specialists of America (PSA) Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery with The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Dr. Redmond Burke Discusses The Heart Program's Multidisciplinary Approach

Dr. Burke is the Pediatric Specialists of America (PSA) Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery with The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Dr. Redmond Burke Discusses Cardiovascular Surgery at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Dr. Burke is the Pediatric Specialists of America (PSA) Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery with The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Meet P. Marcelo Laufer, MD - The Division of Infectious Diseases

Dr. Laufer is a specialist in pediatric infectious diseases at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.

Meet Ruben Gonzalez-Vallina, MD - Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Dr. Gonzalez-Vallina is a pediatric gastroenterologist and the Director of Gastroenterology Outpatient Services at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. 

Child Life Specialists help patients relax during procedures

Learn how Child Life Specialists help patients relax during procedures.

Child Life Specialists teach patients through medical play

Learn how Child Life Specialists teach patients through medical play.

Child Life Specialists provide education on medical procedures

Learn how Child Life Specialists provide education to patients regarding medical procedures.

Child Life Specialists provide distraction techniques

Learn how Child Life Specialists provide distraction techniques.

Paciente del mes de septiembre: Mateo

Cuando Mateo tenía solo dos años, sus padres quedaron conmocionados al descubrir que el había desarrollado leucemia. Se reunieron con los especialistas en Hematología y Oncología de Nicklaus Children’s Hospital e iniciaron un protocolo de tratamiento que devolvió la salud a Mateo, ¡además del entretenimiento que le brindó su hermanita llena de energía! Mateo, que ahora tiene 10 años, es un niño sano como cualquier otro, al que le encanta correr con sus amigos.

Paciente del mes de agosto: Luife

Mientras aún estaba dentro del vientre de su madre, a Luife se le diagnosticó transposición de las grandes arterias, un defecto cardíaco congénito. Poco después de nacer, Luife fue llevado en ambulancia al equipo cardíaco en Nicklaus Children’s. El equipo de cardiología pediátrica desarmó el corazón de Luife, parte por parte con delicadeza, y con éxito, lo volvió a armar. Hoy, Luife es un niño sano, activo y extrovertido de 8 años que luce su “cicatriz de honor” con orgullo. 

Talkin' Kids Health: Individual Education Plans

Learn about Individual Education Plans with Dr. Reshma Naidoo, Neuropsychologist and Neurorehabilitation Specialist at Nicklaus Children's Hosptial.

Devin's Story

Learn about Devin's Story at Nicklaus Children's Hospital's Heart Program and the power of the American Heart Assoication.

Meet Juan Carlos Muniz, MD - The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Juan Carlos Muniz, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is the Director of Cardiac Non Invasive Imaging at The Heart Program.
 

Meet Sandeep Davé, MD - The Division of Otolaryngology (ENT) at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Dr. Davé is employed by Pediatric Specialists of America (PSA), the multispecialty group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System. He is chief of the PSA Section of Otolaryngology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Dr. Davé sees patients at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. 

Meet Obioma Nwobi, MD - The Division of Nephrology at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Dr. Nwobi is employed by Pediatric Specialists of America (PSA), the multispecialty group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System. He is a pediatic nephrologist within the Division of Nephrology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Dr. Nwobi sees patients at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Meet Amy Feldman, MD - The Division of Allergy and Immunology at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Dr. Feldman is employed by Pediatric Specialists of America (PSA), the multispecialty group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System. She is an allergist and immunologist within the Division of Allergy and Immunology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Dr. Feldman sees patients at the Nicklaus Children's Boynton Beach Care Center.

Anne Geddes partners with KidzStuff

Anne Geddes, one of the world's most respected photographers and champion for children, has joined forces with the wellness brand: KidzStuff®.

Talkin' Kids Health: Learn about the Personalized Medicine Initiative

Learn about the Personalized Medicine Initiative, with Katherine Schain, board certified genetic counselor at Nicklaus Children's.

Paciente del mes de julio: Justin

En el momento en que nació Justin, su madre y su padre se enfrentaron a la experiencia más desalentadora y desafiante que cualquier padre pueda imaginar. Apenas unas horas después del nacimiento, Justin fue trasladado en avión al Nicklaus Children’s Hospital para recibir una atención pediátrica más especializada. Al ser diagnosticado con atresia pulmonar y tetralogía de Fallot, requirió atención inmediata antes de que fuera demasiado tarde.

What are the Signs & Symptoms of Movement Disorders - Dr. Monduy Explains

Learn more about the signs & symptoms of Movement Disorders with Dr. Migvus Monduy.

What to Expect at the Cancer Survivorship Program?

As part of the Cancer Survivorship Program you will meet with a multidisciplinary team to guide you on your journey.

What is the Cancer Survivorship Program?

Over 80% of children with cancer will be cured. Over 70% of these patients will experience one late effect as a result of therapy they received. Watch Kristen Mendez, APRN discuss the Cancer Survivorship Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Meet Nao Sasaki, MD - The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

​Meet Nao Sasaki, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital, a pediatric  cardiologist with The Heart Program.

La nueva opción de anestesia ayuda a los pacientes cardíacos a recuperarse más rápido y con menos dolor

En esta noticia, la Dra. Kristine Guleserian, renombrada cirujana cardíaca, habla sobre Exparel. Exparel es una nueva opción de anestesia que ayuda a los pacientes cardíacos a recuperarse más rápido y con menos dolor después de la cirugía cardíaca. Jessica García, de 13 años de edad, nacida con un VSD (defecto cardíaco congénito) fue la primera paciente pediátrica en usar este tratamiento.

Meet Lourdes Rosa Prieto, MD - Pediatric and Adult Congenital Cardiologist

Lourdes Prieto, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric and adult congenital cardiologist with The Heart Program.

¿Que hacer cuando su hijo tiene dolor de estómago?

Dra. Viviana Idrobo explica que hacer cuando su hijo tenga dolor de estómago.

Condiciones Pediatricas Que Atienden los Centros de Cuidado Urgente

Le ofrecemos a continuación una lista de condiciones médicas para las cuales es posible que usted desee buscar tratamiento en un centro de cuidados urgentes:

  • Alergias (menores)
  • Ataques de asma (menores)
  • Quemaduras (menores)
  • Lesiones, heridas, cortes y golpes (incluyendo puntos de sutura)
  • Resfriados, tos y dolor de garganta
  • Mordeduras de perro/animales (de leve a moderada gravedad)
  • Dolores de oído e infecciones del oído
  • Fiebre en los niños de más de 3 meses de edad
  • Lesiones leves en la cabeza (sin pérdida del conocimiento)
  • Nausea
  • Conjuntivitis
  • Erupciones
  • Dolores de estómago (leves)
  • Dislocaciones y torceduras
  • Infecciones del tracto urinario
  • Vómitos, diarrea y deshidratación

¿Qué es considerado una emergencia?

Dr. Nestor Valeron explica cuand llevar a su hijo a la sala de emergencia o un centro de cuidados urgentes.

¿Qué hacer cuando su hijo tiene fiebre?

Dr. Nestor Valerón explica que hacer cuando su hijo tiene fiebre.

Dr. Rafael Cardenas explica que hacer cuando su hijo tiene dolor de oído

Dr. Rafael Cardenas explica que hacer cuando su hijo tiene dolor de oído

Talkin' Kids Health: All About Scoliosis

Learn about Scoliosis with Dr. Stephen George, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, at Nicklaus Children's Hosptial.

Conozca a la Dra. Darline Santana-Acosta, Intensivista Cardíaca

La Dra. Darline Santana-Acosta del Nicklaus Children’s Hospital es un intensivista pediátrica del Programa Cardíaco.

Superheroes defy gravity to surprise patients at Nicklaus Children's

Watch this clip of a child's experience seeing superheroes flying outside his hospital room, all part of the #patientexperience at Nicklaus Children's.

Sports Health Center at Pinecrest

The Sports Health Center at Pinecrest is designed to help the young athletes in our community when it comes to prevention and rehabilitation of sports injuries.

The Division of Hospital Medicine at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Director and Pediatric Specialists of America (PSA) section chief, Dr. Marcos Mestre, introduces you to the Division of Hospital Medicine at Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami, Florida. 

Meet Yamilet Tirado, MD - The Division of Otolaryngology (ENT) at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Dr. Yamilet Tirado is employed by Pediatric Specialists of America (PSA), the physician-led multispecialty group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System. She is a pediatric otolaryngologist/ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialist within the Division of Otolaryngology and sees patients at Nicklaus Children's Hospital and the Nicklaus Children's Aventura Care Center.

Meet Pedro Pagán, MD - The Division of Endocrinology at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Dr. Pedro Pagán is employed by Pediatric Specialists of America (PSA), the physician-led multi-specialty group practice of Nicklaus Children's Health System. He is a pediatric endocrinologist within the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at Nicklaus Children's Hospital and sees patients at Nicklaus Children's Hospital and the Nicklaus Children's Aventura Care Center.

Meet Bhavi Patel, DO - The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Bhavi Patel, DO of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric intensivist with The Heart Program.

Paciente del Mes de Abril: Lucky

Lucky comenzó a recibir terapia física cuando tenía dos años debido a que tenía retrasos para sentarse y voltearse. Su fisioterapeuta notó que el problema no era muscular sino esquelético, una condición que no podía tratar. El pediatra les comentó a Janie y a Greg, los padres de Lucky, acerca de Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Cuando Janie y Greg visitaron Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, conocieron al Dr. Harry Shufflebarger, Director de Cirugía de la Columna Vertebral Pediátrica. El doctor realizó las cirugías necesarias y ahora Lucky puede disfrutar de una vida saludable.

The Fetal Care Center at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

A look into the Fetal Care Center at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information and to contact a nurse navigator visit nicklauschhildrens.org/FetalCare

 

Miami Children's Health System es ahora Nicklaus Children´s Health System

Miami Children's Health System es ahora Nicklaus Children´s Health System

Paciente del mes de marzo: Theodore

Conozca a nuestro Paciente del mes de marzo, Theodore. A Theodore le diagnosticaron paladar hendido, labio hendido y un problema cardíaco cuando tenía solo 18 semanas. Después de nacer, Theodore tuvo que ser internado en la NICU (Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos Neonatales) para poder realizarle las cirugías necesarias a fin de que pudiera vivir una vida sana.

Outstanding Staff - Mio Cervantes

To explore our volunteer opportunities, please visit Nicklaus Children's Volunteers.

Outstanding Staff- Mirtha Gonzalez

To explore our volunteer opportunities, please visit Nicklaus Children's Volunteers.

GiveMe5 Recipes: Bring a Snack to School

The GiveMe5 campaign teaches the importance of Bringing a Snack to School.
 

GiveMe5 Recipes: Healthy Plate

The GiveMe5 campaign teaches the importance of having a Healthy Plate.


 

GiveMe5 Recipes: Long Day of School? Bring a Healthy Snack!

The GiveMe5 campaign teaches the importance of a healthy snack after school.
 

How is idiopathic scoliosis treated? - Dr. Stephen George explains

What is the best treatment for idiopathic scoliosis? Treatment options will be determined for each patient by an orthopedic specialist.

Cómo conversar con los niños sobre las tragedias (Lunch N' Learn)

En estos tiempos de violencia en las escuelas y las redes sociales, la Dra. Marisa Azaret y la Dra. Sara Rivero-Conil nos hablan de cómo conversar con nuestros chicos de estos temas.

What are the different types of scoliosis? - Dr. Stephen George explains

Stephen George, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric spine surgeon at the Center for Spinal Disorders. He explains about the different types of scoliosis.

New Frontiers in Spine Surgery featuring Dr. Harry Shufflebarger

Dr. Harry Shufflebarger, Director of the Division of Spine Surgery at Nicklaus Children's Hospital is featured as part of this half hour segment in the Planet TV series for broadcast on national television.

Talkin’ Kids Health: Todo sobre el Centro de Cuidados de Bebés en Gestación

Obtenga información sobre el Centro de Cuidados de Bebés en Gestación con la Dra. Saima Aftab, neonatóloga, en Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.

Multidisciplinary Approach for Cerebral Palsy | Innovations in Pediatric Healthcare

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, Monica Payares-Lizano, MD discusses the multidisciplinary team approach for neuromuscular disorders such as cerebral palsy.

Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion | The Beacon Award for Excellence

Jackie Gonzalez, Nicklaus Children's Chief Nursing Officer, discusses how the new Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion on the Nicklaus Children's campus provides comfort and tranquility to parents of children receiving acute care. She also discusses about the gold Beacon Award for Excellence Nicklaus Children’s Hospital has received by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN).

For patients and families, the Beacon Award for Excellence signifies exceptional care through improved outcomes and greater overall satisfaction.

What is Durable Medical Equipment?- Dr. Monica Payares-Lizano explains

As one of the largest and most comprehensive pediatric orthopedic practices in Florida, the department of Orthopedic Surgery can skillfully provide state-of-the-art and compassionate care for your child’s orthopedic concerns.

Why do special needs patients need multidisciplinary care? - Dr. Monica Payares-Lizano explains

As one of the largest and most comprehensive pediatric orthopedic practice in Florida, the Nicklaus Chidren's Orthopedic Surgery Program specializes in the care and management of musculo-skeletal conditions in children.

What is the Ponseti method for clubfoot? - Dr. Scott Schoenleber explains

Dr. Scott Schoenleber, pediatric orthopedic surgeon, explains how the Ponseti method is used to correct the position of children with clubfoot.

How can I tell if my child is hurt? - Dr. Annie Casta explains

The best way to help if your child is injured is elevating the injury and icing it. If you think there is a broken bone, consult with one of pediatric orthopedists.

What are sports overuse injuries? - Dr. Annie Casta explains

Why do overuse injuries happen? Prevent sports injuries in young athletes with the proper training and injury prevention programs.

Nicklaus Children's Health System

Welcome to Nicklaus Children's Health System. For Health. For Life.

Meet Doctor John M. Peters - Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Dr. Peters is employed by Pediatric Specialists of America (PSA), the physician-led group practice of Miami Children’s Health System. He sees patients at the Nicklaus Children's Palm Beach Gardens Outpatient Center and is the PSA Northern Regional Chief, Section of Gastroenterology.

International Telehealth Program

NCHS Anywhere provides access to world-class health care wherever you are, whenever you need it.
A centerpiece of the Nicklaus Children's Hospital Global Health program, NCHS Anywhere is a state-of-the-art telehealth program that suppors sophisticated video conferencing, diagnostics, and testing, bringing expert care and peace of mind to parents and families - wherever they are and whenever they need it.
Wether it's a complex multi-specialty case or the comfort of a second opinion, our 740-member medical staff is ready to assist, advise, and support you from the comfort of your home.

Support Nicklaus Children's Hospital Foundation

Nicklaus Children's Health Foundation supports Nicklaus Children's Hospital by providing the opportunity for members of the local and global community to invest in our children's future. Your contributions help provide children with the doctors, facilities and innovations that give them the best chance to heal.

Paciente del mes de diciembre: Frankie

Lo que se suponía que iba a ser un día divertido para Frankie y su hermana con su tío rápidamente dio un giro inesperado y trágico. Un caballo pateó la cabeza de Frankie en el rancho que estaban visitando, y sufrió una lesión cerebral traumática. 

What Spasticity is and its care options - Dr. Toba Niazi, explains

Dr. Toba Niazi, a pediatric Neurosurgeon at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, explains how spasticity is an abnormal rigidity and stiffness of the muscle and its care options.

How is congenital heart defect identified prenatally? - Dr. David Drossner explains

Dr. David Drossner, a pediatric cardiologist with The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, discusses how congenital heart disease (CHD) is identified prenatally.

Why choose The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital? - Dr. David Drossner explains

David Drossner, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric cardiologist with The Heart Program.

What should I expect during the first visit with a fetal cardiologist? - Dr. James Enos explains

Dr. James Enos, a pediatric cardiologist with The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, explains what to expect during the first visit with the fetal cardiologist.

When should I see a fetal cardiologist? - Dr. James Enos explains

Dr. James Enos, a pediatric cardiologist with The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, explains when a general referral to a pediatric cardiologist occurs.

What can I expect during a Prenatal Consultation? - Dr. David Drossner explains

Dr. David Drossner, a pediatric cardiologist with The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, explains the importance of identifying congenital hearth disease.

What is the importance of a Healthy Lifestyle? - Dr. Yadira Martinez-Fernandez explains

Dr. Yadira Martinez-Fernandez, the Director of Outpatient Cardiology at The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, explains the importance of a healthy lifestyle.

When should I see a pediatric cardiologist? - Dr. Yadira Martinez-Fernandez explains

Dr. Yadira Martinez-Fernandez, the Director of Outpatient Cardiology at The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, lists some of the cardiac risk factors to look for a pediatric cardiologist.

Why numbers matter? - Dr. Anthony Rossi explains

Anthony Rossi, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is the Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine with The Heart Program.

What is the importance of a dedicated Cardiac ICU? - Dr. Anthony Rossi explains

Nicklaus Children's Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) is one of the few pediatric CICUs in the nation and the first dedicated pediatric cardiac unit in the Southeast. The cardiac care unit provides highly specialized pre-and post-operative care for children undergoing cardiac surgery and interventional catheterization.

What is the importance of an EKG screening for young athletes? - Dr. Anthony Rossi explains

The leading cause of sudden death among young athletes is sudden cardiac death (SCD). Every three days in the U.S., a student athlete dies of SCD. Usually there are no advance signs or symptoms.

To schedule a free EKG screening, please visit: https://www.nicklauschildrens.org/freeEKG

Remote Controlled Transport Cars at Nicklaus Children's

Remote controlled transport cars are used to provide a positive experience for young children who are being taken into surgery at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

La historia del bebé Carter

El bebé Carter padecía una anomalía única: tenía los intestinos fuera del abdomen. Con la ayuda de los especialistas del Centro de Cuidado Fetal de Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, ahora Carter puede vivir una vida sana y normal.

Sobre el Acoso "Bullying" (Lunch N' Learn)

Las Dras.Samantha Carella y Silvia Sommers nos hablan sobre el acoso entre niños y adolesecentes.

Paciente del mes de noviembre: Victoria

Conozca a nuestra paciente del mes de noviembre, Victoria. Victoria nació en Venezuela y vivió su vida como cualquier niña normal, hasta los 10 años. Fue entonces cuando comenzó a sentir un fuerte dolor en el pecho. Sus padres la llevaron a ver a su cardiólogo, quien le dijo que necesitaría cirugía.

Miami Children’s Health System to be Renamed Nicklaus Children’s Health System Announcement

Miami Children’s Health System will undergo a name change to align the health system with the branding and identity of its flagship, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, as announced at last weekend's Diamond Ball.

Meet James Enos, MD - The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

James Enos, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric cardiologist with The Heart Program.

Meet Dr. Kelly Seiler, Pediatric Endocrinologist at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Dr. Kelly Seiler is employed by Pediatric Specialists of America (PSA), the physician-led multi-specialty group practice of Nicklaus Children's Health System. She is a pediatric endocrinologist within the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at Nicklaus Children's Hospital and sees patients at the Nicklaus Children's Dan Marino Outpatient Center in Weston, FL.

Los desastres naturales y los niños (Lunch N' Learn)

No caben dudas de que los recientes desastres naturales en todo el mundo y en nuestra comunidad nos han afectado emocionalmente. Estos desastres naturales también pueden afectar a niños y adolescentes. Escuche a nuestros psicólogos pediátricos y aprenda cómo hablar de estos eventos con niños de todas las edades y los signos que indican estrés.

Paciente del mes de octubre: Mariana

Conozca a nuestra paciente del mes de octubre, Mariana. Mariana nació con el síndrome de Crouzon, un trastorno genético que impide que el cráneo crezca normalmente. A Mariana, también le causó dificultades respiratorias, pero lamentablemente, en Venezuela, donde nació Mariana, no tenían los recursos para tratar su condición.

Tracheostomy Tube Change

This video will teach you how to properly change a tracheostomy tube if it becomes dislodged or if it is obstructed. 

Tracheostomy Suctioning

This video will teach you how to properly suction a tracheostomy tube. 

Tracheostomy Site Care

This video will teach you how to properly care for a tracheostomy tube. 

Gastrostomy Tube Care

This video will teach you how to properly care for a gastrostomy tube. The video will review how to clean a gastrostomy tube site, how to give a feedings and what to do if the tube becomes dislodged.

Dateline Health Show 459: Speciality Care for Infants & Children

This edition of Dateline Health is about children and infants with special needs.

La historia de Harper

Cuando a Harper le diagnosticaron el síndrome de Beckwith-Wiedemann poco después de nacer, su familia supo que quería al mejor equipo posible para su cirugía de reducción de lengua. Harper ahora lleva una vida sin límites gracias al Dr. Chad Perlyn, experto en el tratamiento de la macroglosia, y al Centro Craneofacial del Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.

Free EKG Screening for Student Athletes

Every 3 days, the life of a young athlete is lost due to sudden cardiac death. Usually, there are no advanced signs or symptoms. But the saddest part is that it's entirely preventable. A simple EKG screenig can detect heart problems before it's too late. Nicklaus Children's Hospital is offering this invaluable test free of charge to middle and high school sports participants.

Meet Miladys Palau-Collazo, MD - The Division of Endocrinology at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Dr. Miladys Palau-Collazo is a pediatric endocrinologist with The Division of Endocrinology at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

GiveMe5 Tips: Have a fruit with breakfast

The GiveMe5 campaign teaches the importance of having at least 5 fruits and veggies with every meal.

GiveMe5 Tips: Eat at least 5 Fruits and Veggies

The GiveMe5 campaign teaches the importance of having at least 5 fruits and veggies with every meal.

GiveMe5 Tips: Make half your plate fruits and veggies

The GiveMe5 campaign teaches the importance of having at least 5 fruits and veggies with every meal.

GiveMe5 Tips: Make a Veggie Snack

The GiveMe5 campaign teaches the importance of having at least 5 fruits and veggies with every meal.

Qué esperar en el día de su cirugía en Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Uno de nuestros pacientes nos muestra paso a paso qué esperar cuando se realiza una cirugía del mismo día en Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Diabetes tipo 2 | Vida y Salud

El Dr. Luis-Gonzalez Mendoza nos explica qué es la diabetes tipo 2 en los niños y las señales que se presentan para que podamos detectarla.

Epilepsia | Vida y Salud

La Dra. Gloria Díaz nos explica qué es la epilepsia, sus causas y la importancia de tratarla.

Implantar dientes | Vida y Salud

La Dra. Rosie Roldán explica que hacer en caso de que un pequeño haya perdido un diente por accidente.

Obesidad Infantil | Dr. Luis Gonzalez-Mendoza

El Dr. Luis Gonzalez-Mendoza nos habla de la obesidad infantil y nos dice qué hacer para prevenirla.

Primeros auxilios | Vida y Salud

Malvina Duncan nos dice qué hacer cuando un pequeño ha sufrido un accidente.

Una dentadura sana | Vida y Salud

La Dra. Rosie Roldan explica cómo mantener una dentadura sana.

Síndrome metabólico | Vida y Salud

El Dr. Luiz Gonzalez Mendoza explica qué es el síndrome metabólico.

Multidisciplinary Approach I Innovations in Pediatric Healthcare

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, Monica Payares-Lizano, MD discusses the multidisciplinary team approach for neuromuscular disorders.

Ansiedad durante el regreso a clases (Lunch N' Learn)

La Dra. Reshma Naidoo y Dra. Sara Rivero-Conil ofrecen sus recomendaciones para aliviar la ansiedad en los niños durante la temporada de regreso a clase. Las transiciones o cambios escolares, pueden resultar fáciles para unos y un reto para otros. La doctoras ayudaran a afrontar esos retos.

Paciente del mes de agosto: Piero

Conozca a nuestro paciente del mes de agosto, Piero. Nacido a las 27 semanas de gestación, Piero tuvo que ser admitido en la NICU (Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos Neonatales) en el hospital donde nació y fue intubado para permitir que sus pulmones continuaran desarrollándose.

Meet Doctor Saima Aftab - Perinatal Medicine

Saima Aftab, MD is a neonatologist and PSA chief for the Section of Neonatology and Perinatal Medicine at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and serves as medical director of the Fetal Care Center.

Meet Doctor Joy Baysa - The Heart Program

Joy Baysa, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric cardiologist and electrophysiologist with The Heart Program.

Meet Doctor Madalsa Patel - The Heart Program

Madalsa Patel, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric intensivist with The Heart Program.

Meet Doctor Alisa Muñiz-Crim - Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Dr. Muñiz-Crim is employed by Pediatric Specialists of America (PSA), the physician-led group practice of Miami Children's Health System, and is the PSA Section Chief for Pediatric Gastroenterology.

Meet Doctor Shifra Koyfman - Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Dr. Koyfman is employed by Pediatric Specialists of America (PSA), the physician-led group practice of Nicklaus Children's Health System, and sees patients at Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami and the Nicklaus Children's West Kendall Outpatient Center.

CICU Technology | Innovations in Pediatric Healthcare

Beatriz Blogs shares an inside look at the latest technology used inside the new Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) in the Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion.

Paciente del mes de julio: Lacy

Conozca a nuestra Paciente del mes de julio, Lacy. Lacy tenía solo 2 años cuando sus padres notaron que algo no estaba bien. La llevaron a varios médicos para determinar la causa. Lacy tenía un tumor de 8 cm en el cerebro que ocupaba la mayor parte del área inferior de la cabeza.

Meet Reshma Naidoo, PhD - Director of Cognitive Neuroscience

Reshma Naidoo, PhD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric neuropsychologist and neurorehabilitation speacialits with the Brain Institute.

Intraoperative MRI | Innovations Pediatric Healthcare

Dr. John Ragheb, director of the division of neurosurgery, with the Brain Institute at Nicklaus Children's Hospital discusses guided imaging which brings MRI technology directly into the surgical suite to enhance safety and ensure complete removal of tumors and preservation of healthy tissue.

Pediatric Heart Surgery | Innovations in Pediatric Healthcare

Dr. Kristine Guleserian, congenital heart surgeon, with the Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital discusses minimally invasive approaches to pediatric heart surgery.

Paciente del mes de junio: Bi’Yanie

A temprana edad, Bi’Yanie fue diagnosticada con anemia drepanocítica, un trastorno de la sangre que provoca que las células tomen forma de medialuna u hoz, y puede causar episodios con mucho dolor, llamadas crisis. En la actualidad, Bi’Yanie está cada vez mejor cada día gracias al trasplante de médula ósea que recibió en Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.

La tecnología de iMRI permite a los cirujanos ver los tumores cerebrales en tiempo real

A casi 5,000 niños en los EE. UU. se les diagnosticará un tumor cerebral este año. Ahora, la nueva tecnología ayuda a los médicos a extirpar estos tumores y evita que los niños deban pasar por cirugías adicionales.

Michael Fux Family Center

The Michael Fux Family Center (MFFC) is exclusively dedicated for the entertainment of all of our patients, families and visitors. It is our way of making you feel more at home! The center offers a wide range of services and conveniences.

El Pabellón de Cuidado Pediátrico Avanzado

La Dra. Deise Granado-Villar, Vicepresidente de Asuntos Académicos, explica el propósito de este pabellón.

Lunch n' Learn: Detecting the Early signs of Autism

Detecting the Early Signs of Autism: What the speech and language pathologists want you to know. Hear from speech and language pathologists Jessica Thomas and Nayda Torres-Soto. Brought to you by Nicklaus Children's Hospital's Division of Psychology to raise awareness on issues affecting our children today. 

Paciente del mes de abril: Anabella

Conozca a nuestra paciente del mes de abril, Anabella. Durante un examen temprano, a Anabella se le diagnosticó una afección cardiaca congénita denominada comunicación interauricular, o un orificio en su corazón.

Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion VLog on Play Spaces

Beatriz Canals of Beatriz Blogs shares a vlog of the play spaces available for patients and siblings inside the Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion.

Las Pruebas de Desarrollo para Niños (Lunch N' Learn)

La Dra. Rose Alvarez-Salvat, psicóloga clínica, supervisora clínica y directora de formación y Marina Villani, pasante de psicología clínica, analizan las pruebas para niños, desde las pruebas de desarrollo para identificar discapacidades y más.

Paciente del mes de marzo: Milagros

A los 12 años, a Milagros se le diagnosticó lupus, una enfermedad autoinmune que hace que el cuerpo se ataque a sí mismo. En el caso de Milagros, la enfermedad atacó sus riñones, y unos años después de su diagnóstico, sus riñones dejaron de funcionar por completo.

A New Home for Innovative Healing: The APCP

Take a tour of the modern lobby and second floor which houses the CICU (Cardiac Intensive Care Unit) of Nicklaus Children's Hospital's Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion.

52nd Annual Pediatric Postgraduate Course - Perspectives in Pediatrics - 2017

Miami Children's Health System is proud to present the 52nd Annual Pediatric Postgraduate Course to be held Thursday, March 16, 2017 through Sunday, March 19, 2017 at the InterContinental Hotel in sunny Miami, Florida.

PEDS 2040

Nicklaus Children's is proud to have been the host of this year's Pediatrics 2040 (PEDS2040) conference, which showcases the future of technology and innovation in pediatric healthcare.

Nicklaus Children's Mobile Dental Unit - Unveiling Ceremony

A new state-of-the-art mobile health unit is making its way to underserved children in South Florida, offering free oral health screenings, assessments and exams, all supported by telehealth connectivity with care providers at Nicklaus Children’s main campus. 
The 40-foot mobile unit is Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s latest endeavor to assist families in need as part of its vision “to be where the children are” in South Florida and beyond.

Paciente del mes de noviembre: Andres

Cuando iba a la escuela secundaria, Andres era luchador y competía en algunos de los niveles más altos del estado. Luego, en su último año, sucedió lo impensable: Andres sufrió lesiones que le impidieron continuar practicando lucha libre.

LifeFlight Award of Excellence Recipient 2016

The LifeFlight Critical Transport Program has received the Excellence Award from the Association of Air Medical Services.

Meet Doctor Lina Maria Felipez - Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Dr. Lina Felipez is Director of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Research and a pediatric gastroenterologist within the Division of Gastroenterology at Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami.

Meet Doctor Luis Caicedo Oquendo - Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Dr. Luis Caicedo is a pediatric gastroenterologist at Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami.
 

First Patient moved in the APCP

First Cardiac Patient moved to Nicklaus Children's Hospital's New CICU in the Advanced Pediatric Care Pavillion (APCP).

Nicklaus Children's Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion

The Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion (APCP) at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is a six-story, 213,000-square-foot bed tower that houses the hospital’s critical care offerings and an enhanced care environment for the pediatric population. Of the hospital’s 289 beds, 189 are located in the new tower.
Learn more at https://www.nicklauschildrens.org/apcp

El gran progeso de Astry

Cuando Astry nació, sus padres notaron que no estaba progresando como los bebes suelen hacerlo. No podía levantar la cabeza y mostraba mucha debilidad muscular. Su pediatra recomendó llevarla a ver a un neurólogo y así fue como los padres de Astry la trajeron a Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.

GiveMe5 Recipes: Veggie Wrap

Wrapping some cruchies veggies in a whole wheat tortilla makes for an easy to eat and delicious snack.

GiveMe5 Recipes: Apple Dippers

Recipe for apple dipper snacks. Remember to wash your apples before eating them, and to ask an adult for assistance with the apple slicer or other sharp utensils.

GiveMe5 Recipes: Fruity Cereal

Adding berries or a banana to your cereal is a great way to add a fruit serving to your breakfast.

GiveMe5 Recipes: Veggie Dippers

Veggie dippers are fast, easy, and a healthy treat.

Dr. Fuad Alkhoury talks about Robotic Single Site Surgery for Children with daVinci Xi System

Nicklaus Children’s is among the first pediatric facilities in the region to offer robotic single-site incision surgery for children utilizing the da Vinci Xi® system. The technique offers a single incision minimally invasive surgical option for gallbladder or ovarian surgeries in children.

Paciente del mes de septiembre: Juan Pablo

Cuando él y su familia aún vivían en Venezuela, a Juan Pablo le diagnosticaron un neuroblastoma en estadio 4, un tipo de cáncer agresivo. Vea la historia de Juan Pablo y ayúdenos a crear conciencia durante el mes de septiembre que es el Mes de la concientización del cáncer pediátrico.

Entrevista con el voluntario del año 2015 del Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, la pintora Diana de los Ríos

La muralista prolífica encuentra su mayor inspiración en la creación de arte para pacientes jóvenes y sus familias.

Preparando a lo chicos para el regreso a clases (Lunch N' Learn)

La Dra. Marisa Azaret, directora clínica de la división de psicología, y la Dra. Sara Rivero-Conil, Jefa clínica de psicología, ofrecerán algunos consejos sobre cómo afrontar esos primeros días de clases ¡Les esperamos!

Dr. Otto M. Ramos discusses Zika virus

Dr. Otto Ramos, Chief of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, discusses topics regarding how the Zika virus is trasmitted, diagnosed, what the symptoms are, and how to prevent infection.

Meet Doctor Chad Perlyn - Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Chad Perlyn, MD is a pediatric plastic surgeon and Co-Director of the operating room at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Meet Doctor Aaron Berger - Pediatric Plastic Surgeon

Aaron Berger, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric plastic surgeon and hand surgeon.

Meet Doctor Arielle Hay - Pediatric Rheumatologist

Arielle Hay, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric rheumatologist.

Paciente del mes de agosto: Tonaly

Con tan solo 17 años de edad, a Tonaly se le diagnosticó colitis ulcerosa, una afección que la mantuvo en el hospital durante casi tres meses. Gracias al tratamiento que recibió en Nicklaus Children’s, Tonaly ya no experimenta los dolores intensos que solía sentir y, con la ayuda de Lisa, desarrolló la fortaleza para afrontar su afección con actitud resolutiva.

Meet Doctor Toba Niazi - Pediatric Neurosurgeon

Toba Niazi, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric neurosurgeon with the Brain Institute.

Review of Ketogenic Diet in the Treatment of Dravet Syndrome - Maria Del Pilar Gennaro, ARNP

Maria del Pilar Grennaro,  Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner of Nicklaus Children's Hospital, talks about the Ketogenic Diet as a treatment of Dravet Syndrome during the 2016 Dravet Syndrome Foundation Biennial Conference.

Creative Meal Planning in the Ketogenic Diet - Cristina Visona, Registered Dietitian

Cristina Visona, MS, RD, LD/N, CSP, Clinical Dietitian of the Brain Institute, talks about creative meal planning for children that are on the ketogenic diet at the 2016 Dravet Syndrome Foundation Biennial Conference.

Las historia de Teegan

Teegan nació en Minnesota con su hermana gemela Riley, pero desde el inicio, sus vidas tendrían diferentes caminos. Sus padres supieron que Teegan nacería con complicaciones cardíacas, pero el grado de su trastorno congénito no fue revelado hasta el día de su nacimiento.

Tongue and Speech Issues in BWS

Pediatric surgeon, Dr. Chad Perly, and Speech-Language pathologist, Renee M. Linenfelser, talk about the speech and feeding issues experienced by children with BWS.

Tongue Reduction for BWS

Dr. Chad Perlyn, pediatric plastic surgeon, talks about the different types of tongue reduction operations for BWS.

Meet Doctor Harry L. Shufflebarger - Director of Division of Spinal Surgery

Harry L. Shufflebarger, MD is the Director of the the Division of Spinal Surgery at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

La historia de éxito de la artritis de Alexandra

Cuando tenía 7 años, Alexandra comenzó a sentir dolor, especialmente en los pies. Primero, sus padres pensaron que el dolor se debía a que estaba creciendo o que quizás estaba relacionado con la práctica de algún deporte. Pronto, fue evidente que Alexandra tenía algo mucho más grave cuando el dolor se volvió tan fuerte que ni siquiera podía caminar.

Meet Doctor Ronald Kanter - Director of Electrophysiology

Ronald Kanter, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is the Director of Electrophysiology with The Heart Program.

Meet Doctor Danyal Khan, MD - Pediatric Cardiologist

Danyal Khan, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric cardiologist with the The Heart Program.

Prevention of Sports Injuries in Children | Keeping Kids Healthy

Pediatric orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Spurdle, MD, talks about sports injuries and prevention in children.

Orthopedic Care for Pediatric Musculoskeletal Injuries | Keeping Kids Healthy

Dr. Monica Payares-Lizano. MD talks about the orthopedic care offered at Nicklaus Children's Hospital for pediatric musculoskeletal injuries.

Developmental Hip Dysplasia in Children | Keeping Kids Healthy

Dr. Kevin Horowitz, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, talks about developmental hip dysplasia in children.

Paciente del mes de mayo: Emily

Emily nació con la secuencia de Pierre-Robin, una afección presente en el nacimiento que tiende a causar una mandíbula pequeña, una lengua que se desplaza hacia la garganta y un paladar hendido. La llevaron al Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, donde se sometió a una cirugía para reparar su paladar hendido, y desde entonces su vida ha cambiado por completo.

Meet Doctor Robert Hannan - Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgeon

Robert Hannan, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric cardiovascular surgeon with The Heart Program.

Meet Doctor Jason Katz - Pediatric Cardiologist

Jason Katz, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric cardiologist with The Heart Program and the Director of the Pediatric Cardiac Fellowship Program.

Heroína del MCHF5K: Raquel

A los 16 años de edad, Raquel fue diagnosticada con leucemia linfoblástica aguda de precursores B. La primera vez que se dio cuenta de que algo andaba mal fue en el verano de 2015, cuando se dio cuenta de que tenía las glándulas inflamadas detrás de la oreja.

La historia del Campamento VACC (Niños asistidos por ventilación) de Andrew

Andrew nació con enfermedad pulmonar crónica y ha tenido que vivir toda su vida conectado a un respirador artificial que lo ayuda a respirar. Ha estado recibiendo tratamiento en Nicklaus Children’s Hospital desde que tenía tres meses y, en ese transcurso de tiempo, se les informó a él y a su familia acerca del Campamento VACC (Niños asistidos por ventilación), un campamento de una semana sin costo para pacientes como él.

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Renaming

For 65 years, we have been there for every step and every stage of your child's journey. We now are delighted to celebrate a new chapter: Miami Children's Hospital is now Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For Health. For Life.

Alessandra's Success Story

At age 10, Alessandra was diagnosed with scoliosis and started receiving treatment at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. To view her inspiring story, visit mchf.org/alessandra.

Kellen's Success Story

Kellen is an 11-month-old baby who has spent most of his life inside of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. That’s because, despite being born with no complications, Kellen’s kidneys completely shut down at nine weeks old, and he’s been on dialysis ever since. Watch Kellen’s inspiring story at mchf.org/kellen.

Meet Doctor Stephen George - Pediatric Spine Surgeon

Stephen George, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric spine surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.

Meet Doctor Redmond Burke - Director of Cardiovascular Surgery

Redmond Burke, MD is the Director of Cardiovascular Surgery at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Meet Doctor Avi Baitner - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Avi Baitner, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.

Pediatric Spinal Surgery at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

The Division of Spinal Surgery at Nicklaus Children's Hospital is one of the nation's most experienced teams in treating spinal disorders.

Meet Scott Schoenleber - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Scott Schoenleber, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.

Meet Doctor Parul Jayakar - Director of Neuro Genetic and Metabolic Program

Parul Jayakar, MD of Nicklaus Children's Division of Clinical Genetics is the Director of the Neurogenetic and Metabolic Program and the Miami Genetic Laboratories.

Meet Monica Maria Payares-Lizano, MD - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Monica Payares-Lizano, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.

Meet Doctor Kevin Horowitz - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Kevin Horowitz, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.

Meet Doctor Annie Casta - Pediatric Orthopedist

Annie Casta, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric orthopedist with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.

Nicklaus Children's Hospital History

For more than 65 years, Nicklaus Children's Hospital has provided state-of-the-art pediatric care for South Florida's children, birth to age 21. The idea for the unique pediatric hospital dates back to the 1930s when Miami's leading orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Arthur Weiland, proposed building a South Florida hospital for children with debilitating orthopedic conditions. With the outbreak of polio, the hospital became known as the polio hospital of South Florida.  Founded in 1950 as Variety Children's Hospital, the renowned medical institution was renamed Nicklaus Children's Hospital in 2015, following a generous pledge from the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation and golf icon Jack Nicklaus and his wife Barbara. The 289-bed pediatric complex offers more than 40 distinct medical specialties to treat childhood diseases.

Annabella's Success Story

At a very young age, Annabella was diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome, a condition that affects the kidneys. One day, she went into septic shock and her parents brought her to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. To view her inspiring story, visit mchf.org/annabella.

Meet Doctor Juan Bolivar - Associate Director of Cardiac Critical Care Services

Juan Bolivar, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital, is the Associate Director of Cardiac Critical Care Services within The Heart Program.

Izabella's Success Story

Growing up, Izabella liked any and all sports, from soccer to baseball to whatever she could do outside. Then one day, her dad noticed her limping while she was playing. Later on at home, he took a closer look at her leg and noticed that her knee was swollen. They brought her to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, where she received an MRI. To view her inspiring story, visit mchf.org/izabella.

Meet Doctor David Drossner - Pediatric Cardiologist

David Drossner, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric cardiologist with The Heart Program.

Dayana's Success Story

At the age of 6, Dayana's life changed forever when she was diagnosed with diabetes. She didn’t immediately know what that meant, but the realization that the rest of her life would consist of finger pricks and monitoring her sugar level was a hard one. To view her inspiring story, visit mchf.org/dayana.
 

Meet Doctor Craig Spurdle - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Craig Spurdle, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.

Meet Doctor Anthony Rossi - Director of Cardiac Critical Care

Anthony Rossi, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is the Director of Cardiac Critical Care with The Heart Program.

Meet Doctor Michael Tidwell - Chief of Orthopedics

Michael Tidwell, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is the Chief of Orthopedics.

Meet Doctor Stephen M. Swirsky - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Stephen M. Swirsky, DO of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with the Orthopedic Surgery Program.

Meet Doctor Jun Sasaki - Pediatric Cardiologist

Jun Sasaki, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric cardiologist with The Heart Program.

Meet Doctor John Ragheb - Director of Neurosurgery

John Ragheb, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital, is the Director of the Division of Neurosurgery. Dr. Ragheb created a program to treat hydrocephalus in children in Haiti under the sponsorship of Project Medishare. An all-volunteer surgical team travels to Haiti twice per year to perform surgeries on children with hydrocephalus, with approximately twenty surgeries being performed during each trip.

Jimmy's Success Story

While on vacation in Florida, Jimmy's father noticed he was feeling lethargic and unlike himself. One morning, he didn't wake up and as his father brought him out the front door, Jimmy had his first massive seizure. To view Jimmy's inspiring story, visit mchf.org/jimmy.

Questions parents ask about children with BWS

Dr. Perlyn discusses "swollen" tongues and whether children with Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome will "grow into" their tongues.

La historia de éxito de la anemia drepanocítica de Felix

Cuando era un niño y vivía en Nicaragua, la mamá de Felix se dio cuenta de que, a menudo, se quejaba de dolores y no de los dolores habituales de un niño activo de su edad. Después de que le tomaron las pruebas de sangre, los médicos descubrieron que Felix tenía anemia drepanocítica.

Miami Children's Hospital Becomes Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Unveils New Logo

Originally founded as Variety Children’s Hospital in 1950, Miami Children’s Hospital unveiled a new logo on March 19, 2015 featuring its new Nicklaus Children’s Hospital name, during a press conference with golf icon Jack Nicklaus and his wife Barbara.

Gracie's Success Story

When her mom was still 11 weeks pregnant with her, Gracie was diagnosed with Down syndrome and soon after, doctors discovered something else; she also had a congenital heart defect that would require surgery shortly after birth. To view her inspiring story, visit mchf.org/gracie.

Introducing Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Formerly Miami Children's Hospital

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is the same renowned nonprofit pediatric specialty hospital that has earned international recognition for care excellence throughout 65 years of service. Thanks to the generous support of the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation and its founders, Jack and Barbara Nicklaus, we will continue to grow and expand our world-class services.

¿Dónde llevar a su hijo si tiene una quemadura?

El Dr. Nestor Valerón explica qué hacer cuando su hijo(a) tenga una quemadura.

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Success Story: Andrew

Meet our May Patient of the Month for May. Andrew Lorenzen has always been a healthy, happy child, who enjoyed playing all types of sports.

Seguridad en los asientos del auto

Cumplir con las pautas sobre los dispositivos de seguridad adecuados debe ser una prioridad para todos, tanto cuando se sale a la carretera por un viaje de verano o como por un viaje a la tienda de alimentos.