Elizabeth Orantes is a certified acute-care pediatric nurse practitioner at the Haley Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. She provides care to pediatric patients with cancer and blood disorders.
Elizabeth has extensive experience in pediatric care. Her specialties include:
- Intensive care
- Hematology and oncology
- Palliative care
- Primary care
Compassionate Cancer Care
Elizabeth provides each patient holistic, compassionate care and ensures children and their families feel comfortable and prepared every step of the way. She coordinates and manages care between patients, their physician and other specialists. She answers questions and concerns as they arise and ensures children receive a caring, specialized approach as they move from diagnosis to treatment and through survivorship.
Children with hemophilia, sickle cell anemia and other blood disorders benefit from the highest quality of care from a highly-experienced pediatric hematology team. Elizabeth is part of a center that integrates expanded research and advanced clinical trials as part of the recovery plan. This approach offers renewed hope for recovery and better outcomes, so children can live their best possible lives.
She earned a Master of Science in nursing (MSN) with a pediatric acute care concentration from the University of South Alabama in Mobile. Elizabeth received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Herzing University in Winter Park, Florida, and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama.
Elizabeth has licenses and certifications from the state of Florida and the American Heart Association in pediatric nursing, basic life saving for healthcare providers and pediatric advance life support. She also is certified in chemotherapy and biotherapy.
She volunteers at Camp Boggy Creek, a summer retreat in Orlando for children with terminal illnesses. Elizabeth also accompanies her therapy dog to boost morale in the community. Outside of work, she enjoys exercising, traveling, trying new restaurants and watching the Auburn Tigers.