“Chiari Overview and Surgical Issues” - Dr. Eric Trumble, Director of Congenital Neurosurgery
About Ms. Bennett: Chantelle Bennett graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree and is a Certified Child Life Specialist. She is responsible for program development, process improvement, staffing and promoting and maintaining standards of clinical practice for the child life department. She actively promotes and leads staff development and professional growth opportunities for Florida Hospital for Children’s child life team.
About Ms. Sullivan: Marla T. Sullivan graduated cum laude from the University of Florida's prestigious Occupational Therapy program in December 2011. After graduation, she then obtained employment with Florida Hospital, working in pediatrics and neonatal intensive care. Marla developed a passion for the brain and development and challenged herself by being thoroughly involved with neurologically impaired children, that many times were undergoing life-altering surgeries.
About Dr. Trumble: Eric R. Trumble, M.D. is is a double board-certified pediatric neurosurgeon who has practiced in Orlando since 1997. He is committed to providing his patients with the most advanced diagnostics and treatments of congenital neurosurgical diseases by using the latest technology available.
Education: Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship, Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, Dallas, Texas; Neurosurgery Residency, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia;Medical Degree, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia; Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
A Special Place for Children: Dr. Trumble is dedicated to helping children of all ages regain their health and maintain wellness. As the father of seven children, Dr. Trumble works hard to maximize his outcomes without causing undue stress on the patient or family. He is always available to you, answers his own e-mail, and has created a neurosurgical environment that has allowed growth such that he has been the busiest private practice pediatric neurosurgeon in the US.
Florida Center for Chiari Care: Florida Center for Chiari Care is a clinic focused on patients with Chiari, or skull, malformations. It is coordinated out of the Neurosurgeons for Kids office and led by Dr. Eric Trumble, Director of Congenital Neurosurgery. His highly skilled neurosurgery team offers some of the most advanced chiari treatments for both children and adults. As the only clinic in Central Florida dedicated to the treatment and management of Chiari, patients come from around the state and across the country to experience the compassionate and leading-edge care delivered by our team of neurosurgeons and specialists.