Big Miracles for Little Patients
What does it mean for your child to be treated by our medical experts? Our patients and their families share their stories.
We combine state-of-the art facilities, the latest research-backed care and University of Miami Health System physicians with staff who are focused on the full wellbeing of each child and their family and caregivers. There is no better way to understand the UHealth Jackson Children’s Care experience than through their stories.
Orlando Toddler Leaves Hospital After Long Battle of Liver Disease
When Danilia “Amor” Aquino was born prematurely at 26 weeks in Orlando, she was showing early signs of liver disease. A few months later, she was diagnosed with biliary atresia, a rare, genetic, life-threatening liver disease that only appears in infants.Read More
Surgeons Perform Miraculous Surgery with Baby Still Attached to Mom
Nicole Hannah-Edgecomb was 24 weeks pregnant with her second child when she went to see her obstetrician for a checkup.Read More
First-Time Parents Deliver Naturally-Conceived Quadruplets with Expert Care Team
In February 2014, Ivanna Cardenas Gutierrez was excited to learn that she was going to be a mom.Read More
Little Girl, Close to Death, Makes Miraculous Recovery at Holtz Hospital
When 6-year-old Victoria Bermudez came down with a low-grade fever, her mother, Judith Ferrer, did what most parents would: gave her Tylenol and Motrin.Read More
Five-year-old cancer survivor inspires with #Love4Salma
In March 2014, the Richani family was vacationing in Miami from their native Venezuela when then 4-year-old Salma had trouble walking and complained of severe back pain.Read More