Dr. Rolando Garcia, a Miami-based spine surgeon and the first surgeon in Florida to perform spinal disc replacement surgery, has co-developed the first lumbar disc replacement to be approved by the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) in over ten years.
Neurosurgeon Alexander Poisik, M.D., has joined Baptist Health Medical Group. Board-certified in neurological surgery, Dr. Poisik will be seeing patients at Baptist Hospital of Miami, Doctors Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital.
The Comprehensive Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Institute at Delray Medical Center appoints Dr. Jeffrey Newman, thoracic and cardiac surgeon, as its new medical director.
Heartwell, LLP announced that it has added three new physicians to the growing practice. Ivan Buitrago Guevara, M.D., Ian del Conde-Pozzi, M.D. F.A.C.C., and Mario Pascual, M.D. all join Heartwell at Galloway location in Kendall.
The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance has honored Jeff Boyd, Ph.D., director of translational research and genomic medicine for Miami Cancer Institute, as the winner of its 2016 Rosalind Franklin Excellence in Ovarian Cancer Research Award.
St. Mary’s Medical Center and the Palm Beach Children’s Hospital are pleased to recognize Dr. Richard Kaplan, oral and maxillofacial surgeon and chairman of the department of surgery, as the 2016 Chief of Staff Award recipient. Presented by Dr. Thomas Saylor, chief of staff, Dr. Kaplan was honored for his outstanding leadership and significant contributions to the hospitals, patients and medical staff.
Broward Health Medical Center is the only facility in South Florida (and one of four facilities in the state of Florida) using an advanced physiologic rotor-mapping system developed by Abbott Electrophysiology.
Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center is pleased to welcome Howard Brown, CPA, as its new Chief Financial Officer. With 14 years of financial healthcare experience in areas of general and operational accounting, Brown will be responsible for overseeing the financial operations for the 199-bed acute care hospital and its departments.