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Neurosurgery (Pediatrics)


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If your child needs surgery for a condition that affects the brain, spinal cord, and nerves that connect them (nervous system), you want care from a skilled, experienced team.

Pediatric neurosurgeons at University of Miami Health System work with pediatric neurologists, specialized nurses, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, and other pediatric specialists to give your child comprehensive care. Your child gets personalized attention and family-friendly services, including support and resources to help manage your child’s health and well-being.

You can be confident in our expertise. As an academic medical center, our board-certified doctors are on the leading edge of pediatric neurosurgery. We use the latest approaches and perform surgery at a variety of children’s hospitals in Miami-Dade County and South Florida, including Holtz Children’s Hospital. We treat children of all ages, from newborns to teens.

Why Choose UHealth?

World-class health care for children. Children and their families come from all over the world to receive top-quality care from our compassionate team of pediatric specialists. Your child will receive personalized attention from doctors who are sought out for their expertise.

Research leads to better treatments for your child. Our pediatric specialists are involved in leading-edge research at one of the nation’s top medical schools, Miller School of Medicine. Your child has access to innovative treatments and procedures that aren’t as readily available at other facilities. Our team uses the latest technologies and research findings to give your child personalized care.

HealthySteps Program helps children meet milestones. All of our general pediatrics offices use the HealthySteps Program to ensure that children are developing appropriately for their age — physically, emotionally, and psychologically. When there are issues or concerns, we work closely with children and their families to connect them with support resources. We’re the only academic medical center in South Florida that has developmental and behavioral pediatric specialists on staff.

Recognized for our exceptional care. Many of our pediatric doctors are recognized as America’s Top Doctors® by Castle Connolly — doctors who are nominated by their peers as being the very best in their communities. We have more Top Doctors than any other health system in South Florida.

Affiliated with one of the nation’s best children’s hospitals. Our affiliate, Holtz Children’s Hospital, is one of the largest children’s hospitals in the southeastern United States. The hospital is ranked among the nation’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report in diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, and nephrology.

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