Marisa Bennardo is a pediatric nurse practitioner with the Haley Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. She specializes in pediatric hematology, caring for children with bleeding and clotting disorders such as hemophilia and von Willebrand disease.
She has cared for patients in Central Florida since 2017 and believes in providing them with the same time, dedication and compassion she would give loved ones.
Marisa earned her Master of Science in nursing (MSN) on the pediatric track from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Florida. She graduated magna cum laude from both schools.
Marisa also is an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN), a certified pediatric nurse practitioner-primary care (CPNP-PC) and a certified pediatric nurse (CPN). She is pediatric chemotherapy and biotherapy certified by the Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses.
Outside of work, Marisa enjoys spending time with her family and going to the beach and farmers markets. She also likes to play soccer, run and attend sporting events.