Our Weight Loss Stories 

These stories are touching and heartfelt, and some may even surprise you. All of them are a true testament to the dedication and clinical excellence of our physicians, nurses and medical staff.

While we’re extremely proud of the recognition we’ve received for our services, our real source of pride is in providing our patients with attentive and compassionate care. By hearing their stories of hope and triumph, you can begin to understand who we are and how we are striving to achieve greater heights each and every day.

Here you’ll find heartfelt and inspiring stories about our hospital. We hope you’ll check back often to see how Hialeah Hospital is making a difference in the lives of our friends, family members and neighbors.

Maria's Weight Loss Story

Mother struggles to stop weight gain after pregnancy, finds hope and health at Hialeah. “After the amazing care I received at Hialeah Hospital, I not only trust them with my life, but with my children’s," Maria says.

Calicia's Weight Loss Story

“Up until a few years ago, I never knew what it felt like to wear single-digit clothing,” Calicia Landry says. How she reversed a lifetime of weight gain in a few months.

William's Weight Loss Story

“Just walking around a warm mechanic shop while weighing close to 320 pounds made my job much more difficult and I knew I needed to find a solution,” says William.

Yordanca's Weight Loss Story

Yordanca was never overweight, but during her pregnancy she developed thyroid disease which causes weight gain due to metabolic problems. 

Anora's Weight Loss Story

“I wanted a more effective method that would get rid of my excess weight and help keep it off for good.”

Christina's Weight Loss Story

Christina says her life has changed, not only physically, but in other aspects as well. 

Manuel's Stroke Story

A quick reaction — from his daughter and his doctors — ensured stroke won’t stop Manuel Lopez from telling his story. “The nurses in the Critical Care Unit treated me like a king," he says.

Ana's Maternity Story

My experience as a maternity patient was just as wonderful as my experience working at the hospital. 

Marta's Health Story

“I was so pleased with the attentive care I received that I took family members with me to the hospital’s next screening event."

Luis's Story: Director of ER Services

Leading the pack: An Emergency Services Director develops an inclusive environment

Sylvia's Story: Director of Critical Care

A family atmosphere makes our hospital different than the rest

Danay's Story: Director of Clinical Informatics

Working behind the scenes to maintain medical records is important and rewarding

Dr. Andrade's Story: Director of Bariatrics

Find out if bariatric surgery is right for you.

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