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December Patient of the Month: Charlie

After surviving a high-risk pregnancy with a set of twins, the Strombom’s were faced with yet another complication. Their third child, an unborn baby named Charlie, was diagnosed with a congenital pulmonary airway malformation (CPAM) and underwent two in utero interventions to allow for a full and healthy gestation period. Once delivered, the LifeFlight team from Nicklaus Children’s Hospital was on stand-by to transport Charlie from West Palm Beach to 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 Apointe

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. For more information, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/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. For more information, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/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 pediatriac 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 pediatriac 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 pediatriac 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 pediatriac 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. Ossama Maher Discusses Pediatric Brain Tumor Treatments

Dr. Ossama Maher is the Associate Director of the Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/Cancer

What Are the Types Pediatric Brain Tumors? - Dr. Ossama Maher Explains

Dr. Ossama Maher is the Associate Director of the Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/Cancer

Dr. Ossama Maher Discusses the Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Dr. Ossama Maher is the Associate Director of the Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/Cancer

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: http://www.ppgcpip.com

Whether this is your first time attending or your 54th, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn from leading experts in the field of pediatrics. A distinguished faculty will present state-of-the-art information in the prevention, pathophysiology and the latest developments in the diagnosis and treatment of the most prevalent pediatric and adolescent conditions. We hope you decide to join us in Miami for the 2019 conference and are confident that we will surpass your educational goals.

How the Cancer & Blood Disorders Center Supports Families - Dr. Jorge Galvez Silva Explains

Dr. Jorge Galvez Silva is a pediatric hematologist/oncologist with the Cancer & Blood Disorders Center at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. For more information, please visit nicklauschildrens.org/cancer

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. Jorge Galvez Silva Explains Bone Marrow Transplantation

Dr. Jorge Galvez Silva is a pediatric hematologist/oncologist with the Cancer & Blood Disorders Center at 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. Jorge Galvez Silva Explains Cellular Therapy

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

Dr. Jorge Galvez Silva Explains how the Cancer & Blood Disorders Center Supports Families

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

Dr. Jorge Galvez Silva Discusses Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Dr. Jorge Galvez Silva is a pediatric hematologist/oncologist with the Cancer & Blood Disorders Center 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.

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.

September Patient of the Month: Mateo

When Mateo was just two years old, his parents were shocked to discover that their toddler developed leukemia. They met with the hematology and oncology specialists at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and began a treatment protocol that brought Mateo back to health—along with some entertainment from his spirited little sister! Mateo, now 10, is a healthy, typical kid who loves running around with his friends.

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.

July Patient of the Month: Justin

The moment Justin was born, his mother and father were faced with the most daunting and challenging experience any parent can imagine. Just hours after birth, Justin was airlifted to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital for more specialized pediatric care. Having been diagnosed with pulmonary atresia and tetralogy of Fallot, he required immediate attention before it was too late.

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.

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.

Meet Saoussen Salhi, MD - The Division of Plastic Surgery at Nicklaus Children's

Dr. Saoussen Salhi, MD is a pediatric plastic, reconstructive and craniofacial surgeon within the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.

New anesthesia offering helps cardiac patients recover faster and with less pain

In this news story Dr. Kristine Guleserian, renowned heart surgeon, talk about Exparel. Exparel is a new anesthesia offering that helps cardiac patients recover faster and with less pain after heart surgery. 13 year-old Jessica Garcia, born with a congenital heart defect (VSD) was the first pediatric patient to use this treatment.

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.

Lunch N' Learn: How to Engage Adolescents in Summer Activites

The summertime is here! Are you worried about how you will keep your teenager, who may be too old for camp but too young to work, on a routine during the summer? Join us for a live interview with Pyschology interns Michelle Brenes and Brittney Falluca as they discuss tips to keep teens engaged in activity, especially during the summer break.

¿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

Dr. Nestor Valeron explica sobre quemaduras

El Dr. Nestor Valerón explica donde llevar a su niño(a) si tiene quemaduras superficiales or quemaduras extensas.

¿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

 

Pain Awareness Month - Music Therapy

Music therapy team uses the patients preferred music to help decrease their perception of pain. Evan, Evelyn and Hilary.

Pain Awareness Month - Children's Experiences

Meet Lisa Kimball, a certified Childlife specialist.

Pain Awareness Month - Bedside Buddies

Kylie and Alejandra provide pain relief to their patients.

Pain Awareness Month at Nicklaus Children's

Meet Cindy Garlesky, a nurse practioner, decreases pain and provides child comfort.

Pain Awareness Month - Psychology

Dr Alvarez Salvat provides pain relief through various techniques.

Pain Awareness Month - Nursing

Meet RN Alex Collazo, a Pain Management Nurse. Alex is a patient advocate.

Pain Awareness Month - Pet Therapy

Alexandra Ramos and Zeus form part of the pet therapy team which provides support to children with pain.

Pain Awareness Month - Physical Therapy

Michael Narbecki discusses how he provides pain relief to his patients.

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Chief of Nursing Discusses Pain Management Month

Jackie Gonzalez, SVP and Chief nursing officer is committed to eliminating all preventable pain. Learn more about Pediatric Pain Management.

Pain Awareness Month - Pharmacy

Yarelys Garcia provides pain relief through medication.

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.

Volunteer of the Year - Alex Ramos

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.

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: All About The Fetal Care Center

Learn about The Fetal Care Center with Dr. Saima Aftab, Neonatologist, at 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.

December Patient of the Month: Frankie

What was supposed to be a fun day for Frankie and his sister with their uncle quickly took an unexpected and tragic turn. Frankie was kicked in the head by a horse at the ranch they were visiting, and he suffered a traumatic brain injury. 

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

What should I look for when choosing a Pediatric Heart Program? - Dr. Kristine Guleserian explains

Dr. Kristine Guleserian, a congenital heart surgeon with The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, explains what to look for when choosing a Pediatric Heart Program.

What are the most common heart defects? - Dr. Kristine Guleserian explains

Dr. Kristine Guleserian, a congenital heart surgeon with The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, explains the most common heart defects.

What should I expect during a prenatal consultation? - Dr. Kristine Guleserian explains

Dr. Kristine Guleserian, a congenital heart surgeon with The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, explains what to expect during a prenatal consultation.

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.

November Patient of the Month: Victoria

Meet our November Patient of the Month, Victoria. Victoria was born in Venezuela and lived her life like any normal kid, up until the age of 10. That is when she started feeling a strong pain in her chest. Her parents took her to see her cardiologist, who said that she would need surgery.

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.

October Patient of the Month: Mariana

Meet our October Patient of the Month, Mariana. Mariana was born with Crouzon syndrome, a genetic disorder that prevents the skull from growing normally. For Mariana, it also caused difficulties with her breathing, but unfortunately, in Venezuela, where Mariana was born, they did not have the resources to treat her condition.

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.

Asthma and Your Child

This video will teach you what Asthma is, what symptoms your child will experience during an asthma attack, different asthma triggers, what medications are used to treat asthma. 

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.

Hábitos saludables | Vida y Salud

La Dra. Rosie Roldán nos explica cómo se lavan los dientes adecuadamente.

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 | Vida y Salud

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

Prevención de Ahogamiento | Vida y Salud

Malvina Duncan nos dice como prevenir accidentes en agua y quemaduras en los niños.

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.

Lunch n' Learn: Ansiedad durante el regreso a clases

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.

August Patient of the Month: Piero

Meet our August Patient of the Month, Piero. Born at just 27 weeks old, Piero had to be admitted into the NICU at the hospital where he was born and was intubated to allow his lungs to continue developing.

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.

iMRI Technology Provides Surgeons Real Time View of Brain Tumors

Nearly 5,000 children in the U.S. will be diagnosed with a brain tumor this year. Now new technology is helping doctors remove these tumors and save children from additional surgery.

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.

April Patient of the Month: Anabella

​Meet our April Patient of the Month, Anabella. During an early check-up, Anabella was diagnosed with a congenital heart condition called atrial septum defect, or a hole in her heart.

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.

Lunch n' Learn: Las Pruebas de Desarrollo para Niños

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.

March Patient of the Month: Milagros

At 12 years old, Milagros was diagnosed with lupus, an autoimmune disease that causes the body to attack itself. In Milagros’ case, the disease attacked her kidneys, and a few years after her diagnosis, her kidneys completely shut down.

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.

APCP: Innovations in Pediatric Healthcare

Dr. Narendra Kini, CEO of Nicklaus Children's Health System, 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.

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.

Teegan's Story

Once the Heart Program Team team met with Teegan and her family, the doctors realized that this was a case unlike any they had seen before.
From before birth she had been diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, and then they realized that she had a little less than half a heart and only one lung. 

This is the story of how the Heart Program at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, determined to repair Teegan’s heart, used innovative techniques to figure out the best way to treat Teegan’s condition. 

Meet Kristine Guleserian, MD - The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Kristine Guleserian, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a congenital heart surgeon with the The Heart Program.

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.

Nicklaus Children's Hospital: A Leader in Pediatric Health Care IT

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, with many specialty programs ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report, has maintained its status as a Healthcare’s Most Wired health system by the American Hospital Association.

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.

September patient of the month: Juan Pablo

When he and his family were still living in Venezuela, Juan Pablo was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma, an aggressive type of cancer. Watch Juan Pablo’s story and help us raise awareness throughout the month of September for Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month.

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.

Lunch n' Learn: Preparando a lo chicos para el regreso a clases

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.

August patient of the month: Tonaly

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

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.

Alexandra's Arthritis Success Story

​When she was 7 years old, Alexandra started experiencing pain, especially in her feet. At first, her parents thought maybe it was growing pains, or perhaps related to playing sports. It soon became clear that Alexandra had something much more serious when the pain became too much for her to even walk.

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.

May patient of the month: Emily

Emily was born with Pierre-Robin sequence, a condition present at birth which tends to cause a small jaw, a tongue that is displaced back towards the throat and a cleft palate. She was brought her to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, where she underwent surgery to repair her cleft palate, and since then her life has completely turned around.

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.

MCHF5K Hero: Raquel

At just 16 years old, Raquel was diagnosed with Pre-B acute lymphoblastic leukemia. She first noticed something was wrong in the summer of 2015 when she realized she had swollen glands behind her ear.

Andrew's VACC Camp Story

Andrew was born with chronic lung disease and has had to live his entire life connected to a ventilator that helps him breathe. He’s been receiving treatment at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital since he was three months old, and along the way he and his family were told about VACC Camp, a week-long camp free of charge for patients like him.

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 Neuro Genetic 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.

Felix's Sickle Cell Success Story

When he was just a young boy in Nicaragua, Felix’s mom noticed that he often complained about pains and not the usual pains for an active boy his age. After he was taken for blood tests, doctors discovered that Felix had sickle cell disease.

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.