October 29, 2020

Miami Cancer Institute names Horacio Asbun, M.D., FACS, Chief of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery

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MIAMI, FL – February 25, 2019 – Surgeon Horacio Asbun, M.D., FACS, has joined Miami Cancer Institute, the region’s premier cancer treatment and research destination and part of Baptist Health South Florida. Dr. Asbun will serve as Chief of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery for Miami Cancer Institute and throughout Baptist Health. He brings to the role […]

Psychosomatic Medicine Physician Constanza Martinez Piñanez, M.D., joins Miami Cancer Institute

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MIAMI, FL  — July 31, 2018 — Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida, the region’s premier cancer treatment and research destination, has expanded its comprehensive Patient Support Services team with the addition of psychosomatic medicine physician Constanza Martinez Piñanez, M.D. Board certified in psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine, Dr. Martinez Piñanez specializes in the […]

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 Robert Udelsman, M.D.,lead physician of Endocrine Neoplasia

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MIAMI, FL – March 7, 2017 – Robert Udelsman, M.D., MBA, FACS, FACE, has joined the growing team of cancer care specialists at Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida as chief of endocrine surgery and director of the Endocrine Neoplasia Institute. Dr. Udelsman comes to Miami Cancer Institute from Yale University School of […]

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 […]

Baptist Health International- Men’s Cancer Awareness Event on Grand Cayman

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Men’s Cancer Awareness Evening & Lecture this Friday, November 18, 2016. This event will be hosted by Cayman Islands Cancer Society, Lions Club of Cayman Islands and Baptist Health International.  Baptist Health South Florida is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with seven hospitals (Baptist Hospital, Baptist Children’s Hospital, Doctors Hospital, Homestead Hospital, Mariners […]

Miami Cancer Institute expands its Cancer Patient Support Center and Symptom Management & Palliative Medicine Service

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MIAMI, FL – October XX, 2016 — Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida has expanded two of its signature cancer care departments, with the additions of psychosomatic psychiatrists Sylvia Fernandez, M.D., Geetha Nampiaparampil, M.D. and psychologist Regina Melchor, Psy.D to its Cancer Patient Support Center. These physicians will focus on the diagnosis, treatment […]

Miami Cancer Institute names M. Beatriz Currier, M.D., Director Of Cancer Patient Support Services

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MIAMI, Fla.  – M. Beatriz Currier, M.D., joins the executive leadership of Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida as director of Cancer Patient Support Services. In this role, Dr. Currier will lead a multi-specialty cancer support services team comprised of physicians who specialize in psychiatry, integrative medicine, cancer rehabilitation and pain management, as […]

West Kendall Baptist Hospital first in the world to scan patients with GE’s new Revolution CT System

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MIAMI, Fla. – Sept. 8, 2014 – West Kendall Baptist Hospital in Miami has announced the purchase and installation of a highly advanced computed tomography (CT) scanner following a six-month evaluation at the hospital – the clinical trial of the equipment in the United States. With the convergence of whole-organ coverage, image quality, and speed […]