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UF Health Shands Children's Hospital

Gainesville, Florida

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Thiago was born with an extremely rare immunodeficiency disorder called Griscelli Syndrome, Type 2. At UF Health Shands ChildrenÕs Hospital, Child Life specialists helped Thiago and his family through many difficult days in the hospital. Today, heÕs doing great, but requires monthly infusions administered in our newly renovated clinic that, funded by donations to CMN Hospitals.

UF Health Shands Children's Hospital located in Gainesville, FL

UF Health Shands Children's Hospital is a hospital within a hospital on the UF Health Shands campus. UF physicians treat patients from throughout Florida and the United States at UF Health Shands Children's Hospital. The UF Health Shands Children's Hospital represents the only quaternary-care academic pediatric center in North Florida. UF physicians offer some of the most specialized pediatric programs for the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of complex conditions. UF Health Shands Children's Hospital has 167 beds, including fully-equipped pediatric and neonatal intensive care units. UF Health Shands Children's Hospital is part of the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals alliance of premier hospitals for children

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