About Us


Wishing you good health and safety entering Spring & Summer!

We hope this update finds you well and safe during these uncertain times. Our PPEC’s  are continuing to provide services for our fragile population in compliance with the Agency for Healthcare Administration.  Many of our children are referred to us by physicians, hospitals, community agencies and parents.  Please call/email For admission information and to learn more about this special service: (954) 756-1546


Spark Pediatrics is the largest provider of PPEC Medical Daycare in the state of Florida. We also provide Homecare Services to both Pediatrics and Geriatrics in the Miami-Dade and Broward areas. Each day we provide critical services to hundreds of children and families who rely on us for care.

Company Mission

At Spark Pediatrics we strive to provide the highest quality and most compassionate care to our Pediatric patients. We partner with patients, families, physicians and referral sources to create individualized treatment plans for each of our unique patients.

Caring for a child with complex medical needs can be challenging – we are here to help children reach their full potential while assisting families and loved ones.

Female pediatric patient smiling while sitting in a wheelchair
Male pediatric patient smiling while sitting in a high chair

PPEC Medical Daycare

Skilled nursing care and Therapy services for children with special needs in a fun, social and stimulating setting


Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapies for patients on-site in our centers


Care for both Children and adult in the comfort of their own home

Leadership Team

Donna Lodato

Donna Lodato

President & CEO

Donna has enjoyed a long and distinguished career in the healthcare industry and currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Spark Pediatrics and serves on its Board of Directors. Working with patients, families and their doctors, Donna has a passion for delivering the highest quality of care in the best possible location to those who need it the most. Prior to leading Spark, Donna was the CEO of Secura Home Health and held various leadership positions at Loving Care Agency and Nursefinders. Donna is a Registered Nurse with extensive Pediatric experience.

Max Hahnen

Max Hahnen

Vice President, Business Development

Max is an experienced healthcare executive with comprehensive experience spanning nursing homes, home health agencies, hospice organizations, and retirement and assisted living communities. Her responsibilities at Spark include driving growth by increasing access to high quality healthcare for a vulnerable patient population. Previously, Max held various business development and operations positions at Interim Healthcare and Vistacare.