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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.

AdventHealth Centra Care Kids
2325 West Fairbanks Ave., Winter Park

“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.
100 E. Sybelia Ave., Ste 140, Maitland

Bright Light Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Alma Correia
4025 State Road 46, Sanford

“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

Children’s Dentistry of Longwood
Dr. Donald
365 Wekiva Springs Rd., Ste. 121, Longwood

Dentistry for Children
Dr. Troy King
1390 City View Center, Oviedo

First Choice Pediatrics
Several locations in Central Florida

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

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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

“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

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

Magical Smiles
Dr. Falastin Abu-samn
918 Williston Park Point, Lake Mary

“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.
720 N. Maitland Ave., Ste 101, Maitland

Michael P. Marfori, DMD,  Pediatric Dentistry
4151 Hunter’s Park Ln., Ste. 124, Orlando

“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

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Nemours Children’s Hospital
6535 Nemours Parkway, Orlando

Nemours Children’s Health
Dr. Angela Christine Goodwin, Dr. Nam-Phuong Nguyen and Dr. Stefanie V. Patrone
7455 Pinemire Dr., Oviedo

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Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children
92 W. Miller St., Orlando

Orlando Health Physician Associates
Multiple locations around Central Florida

“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

Orlando Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Javier Girardot

907 Outer Rd., Ste. A, Orlando

Palm Orthodontics
Dr. Allison Harris
1097 Douglas Ave., Altamonte Springs

“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

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

The New Pediatric Dental Care of Greater Orlando
Dr. Lincoln B. Taylor
11309 Lake Underhill Rd., Ste. 103, Orlando

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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

Tree of Life Birth & Gynocology
165 Montgomery Rd., Altamonte Springs

“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

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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

“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

To be listed in our 2024 Family Medical Guide please contact heather@playgroundmagazine.com or call/text 407-221-4932.

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