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2024 Family Medical Guide

Welcome to Playground Magazine’s “2024 Family Medical Guide,” your essential resource for top pediatric healthcare professionals in Central Florida. In this guide, we’ve curated a directory of providers, articles and parent testimonials offering valuable insights to help you make informed decisions about your child’s well-being. Let this guide be your trusted companion in navigating the world of pediatric healthcare in our community.



AdventHealth for Children in Orlando, home of the Walt Disney Pavilion, is the heart of a children’s network that includes primary care pediatricians, specialty clinics, emergency care and kids urgent care facilities. Nationally recognized as one of the best and safest children’s hospitals in the country, AdventHealth for Children is committed to delivering world-class programs, extraordinary patient care and clinical excellence.
407-303-KIDS
AdventHealthforChildren.com


AdventHealth Centra Care Kids
2325 West Fairbanks Ave., Winter Park
407-539-0311
centracare.adventhealth.com

“I chose AdventHealth Centra Care Kids as the best urgent care because every time I had something wrong with me, they always found a way to fix it. No matter if it was a fracture or a cold, they always gave people the help they needed and deserved.”
– Malana Beedle, Sanford


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Blossom Family Chiropractic

Blossom Family Chiropractic is a family-centered chiropractic office located in the Maitland/Winter Park area of Orlando. Our focus is on family wellness, with a special emphasis on maternal health, pregnancy, and pediatric chiropractic care. Whether you are trying to conceive, expecting a baby, experiencing unwanted symptoms, or simply want your kids to be healthy and thrive, we are here to help! Explore more about our services at blossomfamilychiropractic.com.
407-627-0090
100 E. Sybelia Ave., Ste 140, Maitland


Bright Light Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Alma Correia
4025 State Road 46, Sanford
407-391-1500
brightlightforkids.com

“Bright Light Pediatric Dentistry is the best in town. Dr. Alma and her team exude love and patience with little ones and make going to the dentist less scary for them. My daughter is so comfortable there and they truly are amazing!”
– Amber Gonzalez, Sanford


Central Florida Pediatric Urgent Care
Dr. Carlos Chaban, Dr. Christian Chaban, Dr. David Hale, Dr. Mamatha Sandu
425 S Hunt Club Blvd., Apopka
407-865-6564
cfpediatricurgentcare.com


Children’s Dentistry of Longwood
Dr. Donald
365 Wekiva Springs Rd., Ste. 121, Longwood
321-295-7893
longwoodpediatricdentist.com


Dentistry for Children
Dr. Troy King
1390 City View Center, Oviedo
407-977-9990
pediatricdentistorlando.com


First Choice Pediatrics
Several locations in Central Florida
407-249-1755
fcpediatrics.com


Interlachen Pediatrics
Dr. Sam Smith, Dr. Emily Auilar, Dr. Julie Ward, Dr. Melanie Emmert, Dr. Gabriela Roitman, Dr. Sareh Dyer, Dr. Melissa Velarde, Dr. William Beckman, Dr. Sharina Vidal and Dr. Gina Obmana
Two Locations:
1000 W. Broadway, Ste. 100, Oviedo
846 Lake Howell Rd., Maitland
intpeds.com


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Lawton Orthodontics
Dr. Thomas Lawton, Dr. Brett Lawton and Dr. Mark Angeloni
Two Locations:
280 Alafaya Woods Blvd., Oviedo
201 N. Lakemont Ave., Winter Park
407-644-8242
lawtonorthodontics.com

“They are the best out there!!! You ALWAYS see an orthodontist and there is no turnover in their staff!”
– Ann Winiarski, Chuluota


Little Gators Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Jason J. Sotto
3650 Winter Garden Vineland Rd., Winter Garden
407-347-5956
littlegatorspediatricdentist.com


Lyndsey Sutherland, DNP, ARNP, FNP‑BC
Traditional, alternative and complementary medicine
1555 Howell Branch Rd., Ste. B‑2, Winter Park
lyndseysutherland.com


Magical Smiles
Dr. Falastin Abu-samn
918 Williston Park Point, Lake Mary
321-363-1889
magicalsmilespediatricdentistry.com

“We love going to Magical Smiles to check the kids dental hygiene.”
– Rula Haidari, Lake Mary


It’s all smiles at Maitland Pediatric Dentistry! Dr. Domenic Aloise specializes in caring for little ones’ oral health and is passionate about his work. With over 10 years of experience, he brings a warm, charismatic, and friendly approach to pediatric dentistry. Visit our new office and discover something to smile about! We warmly welcome you to our dental family. Explore more about our services at MaitlandPediatricDentistry.com.
407-398-0510
720 N. Maitland Ave., Ste 101, Maitland


Michael P. Marfori, DMD,  Pediatric Dentistry
4151 Hunter’s Park Ln., Ste. 124, Orlando
407-859-1418
drmarfori.com

“I took my son to 7 different pediatric dentists to solve some cavity issues and they all suggested to take him to hospital and put him to sleep to treat cavities. I couldn’t believe it and kept on searching until I found Dr. Marfori, who was the only one who cared enough about my concerns and was able to fix all his cavities in 4 sessions and my son loved him, he was four at the time. I am forever grateful for his service. He is extremely professional and loving.”
– Silvana Hacker, Orlando


Middleton Pediatrics
Dr. Michael Middleton, Dr. Lorena M. Acosta and Dr. Brad Von Edwins
200 E. Marks St., Orlando
407-284-6460
middletonpediatrics.com


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Nemours Children’s Hospital
6535 Nemours Parkway, Orlando
407-650-7715
nemours.org


Nemours Children’s Health
Dr. Angela Christine Goodwin, Dr. Nam-Phuong Nguyen and Dr. Stefanie V. Patrone
7455 Pinemire Dr., Oviedo
407-542-1733
nemours.org/locations/florida-primary-care-pediatrician-oviedo.html

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Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children
92 W. Miller St., Orlando
407-649-9111
arnoldpalmerhospital.com


Orlando Health Physician Associates
Multiple locations around Central Florida
orlandohealth.com

“Orlando Health Dr. Gagliano is the best! Great communicator, clean office, great staff.”
– Ruxandra Rosca, Longwood


Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies
83 W. Miller St., Orlando
321-843-9792
winniepalmerhospital.com


Orlando Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Javier Girardot

907 Outer Rd., Ste. A, Orlando
407-898-5437 
orlandopediatricdentisty.com


Palm Orthodontics
Dr. Allison Harris
1097 Douglas Ave., Altamonte Springs
407-834-4500
palmorthodontics.com

“Palm Orthodontics has an amazing and friendly staff and get the job done. Both of our kids are patients.”
Neil Harrison, Altamonte Springs


Pediatric Dental Group
Dr. Olubisi Aina, Dr. Linnette Hernandez and Dr. Patricia Mendez
Lake Nona: 9161 Narcoossee Rd., Suite #101b, Orlando, 407-737-7767
Nona South: 12601 Narcoossee Rd., Suite #203, Orlando, 407-737-7767
Winter Park Location: 5518 Lake Howell Rd., Winter Park, 407-512-5090
pdgorlando.com


Pediatrix Urgent Care of Florida (formerly Night Lite Peditrics)
Several locations in Central Florida
pediatrix.com


The New Pediatric Dental Care of Greater Orlando
Dr. Lincoln B. Taylor
11309 Lake Underhill Rd., Ste. 103, Orlando
407-208-0288
pediatricdentalcareorlando.com


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Treehouse Pediatrics
Dr. Annette Nielsen, Dr. Kristina Javier, Dr. Carmen Noriega, Dr. Darlene Eckert and Dr. Aileen Gomez-Torres

9743 Selten Way, Orlando
407-736-8733
treehousepeds.com


Tree of Life Birth & Gynocology
165 Montgomery Rd., Altamonte Springs
407-878-2757
tolbirth.com

“Tree of Life has been a blessing for me and my family.”
Jeremyh Dickson, Orlando


Windermere Pediatrics
Dr. Ginny Guyton, Dr. Denise Serafin, Dr. Larissa Negron and Dr. Afra Ali
7635 Ashley Park Ct., #501, Orlando
407-297-0080
windpeds.com

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Wekiva Springs Pediatrics
Dr. Luisa D. Carrasquero

Two Locations:
407 Wekiva Springs Rd., Ste. #123, Longwood
331 N. Maitland Ave., Unit D-3, Maitland
407-790-7998
wekivaspringspediatrics.com

“Dr. Carrasquero is outstanding. She has been the only one able to treat my son properly. We have we here for 4 years now and we love her and her staff. She has that Doctor touch that every mom is looking at the time of treat their children.”
– Melissa Pogue, Winter Park


West Orlando Pediatrics
Dr. Barry Yarckin
10125 W Colonial Dr., Ste. 102, Ocoee
407-290-9355
westorlandopediatrics.com


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