The Miami Nicklaus Children’s Hospital has a new face roaming its halls. Miami Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is the top pediatric hospital and leader in pediatric healthcare. With a medical staff of more than 650 physicians and over 3,500 employees, the hospital is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medical care from birth through adolescence. Miami Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, formerly Miami Children’s Hospital, offers more than 40 pediatric specialties and sub-specialties. It is home to Florida’s only free-standing pediatric trauma center.
If that is not enough, Dr. Derek Sanders joins their Miami orthodontists. Throughout the years, Miami orthodontist Dr. Derek Sanders has established a strong reputation within the community for providing clinical excellence in all aspects of orthodontic treatment. He genuinely treats each of his patients as if they were his own family. Dr. Sanders has a very simple goal: to provide all patients with the highest standard of treatment, in a friendly, caring and safe environment.
Miami Orthodontist Dr. Sanders’ Mission
Dr. Sander’s mission and passion is “Creating a Lifetime of Smiles with Braces, Clear Braces and Invisalign® for Children and Teens.”
Joining the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital pediatric dentist team is another step to accomplishing those goals. He is a member of the hospital’s Craniofacial Center, which treats children with dental-facial conditions such as jaw deformities, cleft lip/palate and other facial deformations. These critical procedures not only heal but provide positive self-image to children with devastating deformities.
Locally, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is the only hospital whose Emergency Room is staffed 24 hours a day with a pediatric dentist. Dr. Sanders rounds out their staff which includes Phillip Kaner, D.D.S.,Len Rothenberg, D.M.D.,Idalia Lastra, D.M.D., and Elaine de Roode, D.D.S
More about Dr. Sanders
Dr. Sanders is a board certified orthodontist. Dr. Derek Sanders attended college at Michigan State University and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. He then received his Doctorate in Dental Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Business Administration Degree from Temple University. Dr. Sanders’ passion for continuing learning and interest in orthodontics led him to the University of Connecticut, where he was the chief resident and earned a postdoctoral Certificate in Orthodontics and a Master of Dental Science.
Dr. Sanders is continuing his education and dedication to providing the best orthodontic care for his patients with his association at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. He is also considered one of the best Miami Invisalign specialists.