November 26, 2020

Doctors in Miami unveil New Philips Technology for Heart Surgery – first in the U.S.

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Baptist Health Doctors Launch Azurion with FlexArm with Live Case CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, the largest and most comprehensive cardiovascular center in the South Florida region, is the first in the United States to use technology in which it developed with Philips, that makes it easier for doctors to perform image guided […]

Baptist Health International inaugurates PET and CT Imaging Center in Grand Cayman

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New center will benefit patients throughout the Caribbean MIAMI, FL – December 6, 2018 – Baptist Health International announces the opening of its first PET and CT Imaging Center in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Equipped with state-of-the-art positron emission tomography (PET) and computerized tomography (CT) technology, the center will transform the Cayman Islands into a […]

Elliott Elias, M.D., MPH, brings unique expertise in interventional echocardiography to Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

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MIAMI, FL – November 5, 2018 — Elliott Elias, M.D., MPH, an expert in interventional echocardiography, has joined Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida and the region’s largest and most comprehensive cardiovascular facility. Dr. Elias is fellowship-trained in interventional echocardiography — a form of non-invasive vascular imaging that is paramount […]

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 […]

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 […]

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute First in South Florida to Implant First-of-its-kind Fully Dissolving Heart Stent

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Recently approved by FDA, Absorb bioresorbable vascular scaffold opens clogged arteries to restore blood flow, then gradually dissolves in the body  Miami, FL — December 20, 2016 —The interventional cardiology team at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute at Baptist Hospital recently became the first in South Florida to offer patients with coronary artery disease a […]

Baptist Health South Florida Hospitals again ranked among the region’s best by U.S. News & World Report

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Baptist Hospital Ranked Best Hospital in Miami-Dade County MIAMI, FL – August 3, 2016 – Baptist Health South Florida is once again recognized by U.S. News and World Report for being among the best healthcare providers in the region with Baptist Hospital, Homestead Hospital, South Miami Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital earning 25 high-performing […]

Baptist Health Breast Center earns top national accreditation

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American College of Surgeons’ National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers grants the Miami Cancer Institute’s breast program with its first 3-year accreditation for attaining the highest level of care for women diagnosed full spectrum of breast disease MIAMI, FL – January 12, 2016 – For the first time the Baptist Health Breast Center of Miami […]

Baptist Hospital is first hospital in South Florida to be recognized as a Comprehensive Stroke Center

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MIAMI — Baptist Hospital of Miami, in partnership with Baptist Health Neuroscience Center, has received certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center from The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Baptist Hospital is the first hospital in South Florida, the second in the state and one of only a few nationwide to receive […]

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 […]