June 23, 2018

Orthopedic Surgeon Juan C. Suarez, M.D., joins Baptist Health Medical Group

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MIAMI, FL – January 9, 2017 —  Orthopedic surgeon Juan C. Suarez, M.D., has joined Baptist Health Medical Group, an organization of more than 180 physicians, as part of Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute. He specializes in adult hip and knee joint replacement surgery, including revision joint replacement and minimally invasive surgical techniques. He […]

Brain-implanted device helps ease seizures

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From Baptist Health, South Florida A small device manufactured in Silicon Valley, referred to as the RNS System, can monitor and respond to brain activity, somewhat like a pacemaker responds to heart rhythms. On September 28, the first “responsive neurostimulation” device (or RNS) was implanted at Baptist Hospital in Miami for the management of refractory […]

Baptist Health South Florida Hospitals named among the best in the Nation by U.S. News & World Report

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Baptist Hospital Ranked #1 in the Region for the Second Time MIAMI, FL – August 8, 2017 – Baptist Health South Florida has been recognized for being among the best healthcare providers in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its 2017-2018 Best Hospitals report. For the second time, Baptist Hospital was ranked […]

Breast surgical oncologist Jane Mendez, M.D., FACS, joins Miami Cancer Institute

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MIAMI, FL – June 15, 2017 — Breast surgical oncologist Jane Mendez, M.D., FACS, joins the growing team of cancer specialists at Miami Cancer Institute, a part of Baptist Health South Florida, as Chief of Breast Surgery. Board certified by the American Board of Surgery and fellowship trained at New York’s Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, […]

Miami Cancer Institute names Yoon Hang “John” Kim, M.D Director of Integrative Medicine

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MIAMI, FL – June 6, 2017 — Yoon Hang “John” Kim, M.D., has joined the growing team of cancer care specialists at Miami Cancer Institute, a part of Baptist Health South Florida, as Director of Integrative Medicine. In his new role, Dr. Kim will lead the team of acupuncturists, massage therapists, registered dietitians and exercise […]

Miami Cancer Institute Names Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Miguel A. Medina III, M.D., Director of Microsurgery

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MIAMI, FL – May 17, 2017 – Plastic and reconstructive surgeon Miguel A. Medina III, M.D., has joined the team of cancer specialists at Miami Cancer Institute, a part of Baptist Health South Florida. Dr. Medina will serve as the Institute’s director of microsurgery. He specializes in the treatment of patients requiring skilled plastic and […]

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute completes $120 Million expansion project

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Multidisciplinary cardiovascular care facility offers world’s most advanced Cath Lab, including the Philips Azurion Image Guided Therapy System  MIAMI, FL – March, 2017 — Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute has completed its $120 million expansion project on the Baptist Hospital campus. The state-of-the-art facility includes additional space and cutting-edge technology, facilitating the creation of several […]

Miami Cancer Institute names Murugesan Manoharan, M.D., Chief of Urologic Oncology Surgery

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MIAMI, FL – February 08, 2017 — Murugesan  Manoharan, M.D., has joined the team of renowned cancer care experts with Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida.  Dr. Manoharan, or simply “Mano” as he’s often referred, will serve as the Institute’s Chief of Urologic Oncologic Surgery and Director of Robotic Urologic Surgery. He will […]

Miami Cancer Institute opens its doors

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Comprehensive cancer center and clinical research facility will be Florida’s only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance and the first in South Florida to offer proton therapy MIAMI, FL – January 26, 2017 – Today, the $430 million, 445,000-square-foot Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, has officially opened its doors. […]

Baptist Health International: Small cell lung cancer early detection still a big challenge

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As time goes by, health specialists have discovered certain types of cancers that are more aggressive than others. Usually lacking early-stage symptoms, small cell lung cancer, also known as oat cell cancer, often develops the most aggressive lung tumors. About 10 to 15 percent of lung cancers are small cell lung cancer, and tobacco smoking […]