Each family’s journey with Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children is a one-of-a-kind story. We tailor every child’s care to their individual circumstances so their treatment can produce the best possible outcomes. Here are just three of those stories — told by some very special families and their care professionals at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer.
Can you imagine how it would feel to learn that your baby boy was born with a hole in his heart? At a six-month checkup, Julia and Bryan Stewart found out that their son Alexander had an atrial septal defect – a hole in his heart chamber the size of a quarter. Learn how the Stewarts found a healing treatment for Alexander “right in their own backyard.”
A normal Sunday afternoon turned into the darkest day imaginable when Johan and Marissa discovered their son floating lifeless in the backyard pool. Little Kaden was rushed to Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, where a highly trained trauma team provided emergency lifesaving care, giving Kaden a second chance at life and the family hope for a bright future.
As first-time parents, Mary and Tom were filled with joy when Katie Rose was born. But that joy soon turned to fear when their newborn was diagnosed with glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer. With Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Katie Rose not only survived but is now set for a healthier, brighter future than ever.