All children have dreams. Big dreams. At Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, we celebrate the joy and wonder of those dreams. They motivate us to explore what’s possible today as we strive to give children healthier tomorrows. Always moving forward.
Forward for Mahi
Forward. For All Children.
Mahi's Fight to Walk Makes Her a Hospital Celebrity
Meet our Dreamers
Forward. For all children.
Each child looks forward to a different future. They dream of possibilities. Our dream is to help them get there, no matter what their dream might be. We look forward. For all children.
10-year-old Marcus wants to be a movie producer when he grows up. Perhaps he will be inspired by his own family’s journey. Marcus and his little sister Emma both live with sickle cell disease, a group of inherited red blood cell disorders. The expert care he’s receiving as part of the Sickle Cell program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital is helping him have every chance for success on the “big screen” someday.
10-year-old Sofia loves animals more than anything. Her desire to become a veterinarian may be rooted in her own amazing story. Diagnosed at age 2 with high-risk neuroblastoma, an aggressive form of cancer, Sofia battled through her illness with the help of skilled and caring pediatric cancer specialists at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. Today she is cancer-free.
8-year-old Emma offers up three cheers for the Sickle Cell program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, one of the largest pediatric Sickle Cell programs on Florida’s west coast. You might have guessed that she wants to be a professional cheerleader. Emma has sickle cell disease, and the care she is receiving is helping her to stay healthy and strong for all those high-stakes cheerleader tryouts in her future.
3-year-old Landon wants to be an architect, and he’s already laying a healthy foundation for success. Landon was born prematurely, and soon after birth, he was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. With the care of experts in the Department of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine and a specialized surgery to improve his ability to walk, Landon is on his way to designing his very best life.
7-year-old Mahi has big dreams to become a doctor. She already knows quite a few of them. Diagnosed as a baby with cerebral palsy, Mahi has undergone surgery to improve her gait, and has made tremendous progress with the aid of skilled and encouraging physical and occupational therapists through the Department of Pediatric Rehabilitative Medicine at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. We know Mahi will make a great doctor one day.
Excellence in Pediatrics
Pediatric Heart Institute
The Johns Hopkins All Children’s Heart Institute provides expert, comprehensive cardiac care to children and young adults and serves families throughout the greater Tampa Bay area and beyond.
Brain Protection Sciences
The Johns Hopkins All Children’s Institute for Brain Protection Sciences focuses on all aspects of brain care, from neurosurgery and neurology to behavioral health. Our highly skilled pediatric specialists collaborate to design individualized treatment plans to meet the unique needs of each child.
The Johns Hopkins All Children’s Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute provides comprehensive care for women and babies through all stages of development, including specialized care for mothers with high-risk pregnancies. Care begins from preconception and continues through birth and into the child's early development years.
Cancer and Blood Disorders
At the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Cancer & Blood Disorders Institute we’re dedicated to treating children with both rare and common cancers and blood disorders. As one of the first cancer facilities in Florida specifically for children, we have decades of experience treating these complex conditions.
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