Baptist Health South Florida

Alex Mafdali, M.D., joins Baptist Health as a Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician

August 29, 2023

MIAMI, FL – August 29, 2023 – Alex Mafdali, M.D., is a board-certified family medicine physician specializing in primary care sports medicine at Baptist Health.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Mafdali to Baptist Health,” said Marcella Gravalese, MBA-HSA, Vice President of Baptist Health Medical Group. “His extensive training in primary care sports medicine along with his passionate approach to patient care will make him a valuable addition to our patients and our team.”Mafdali Cropped Headshot Labcoat

Prior to joining Baptist Health, Dr. Mafdali completed a primary care sports medicine fellowship at Baptist Health Orthopedic Care.

During his fellowship, Dr. Mafdali trained in the nonsurgical management of acute and chronic orthopedic conditions as well as ultrasound diagnostics and procedures. In addition, he worked as a sideline medical team member for the Miami Dolphins, Florida International University, St. Thomas University and Barry University. He continues to serve as a sideline physician for professional, college and high school sports teams in the Miami area.

“I am here to help my patients to get back to doing what they love — whether that’s taking a morning walk, playing tennis with their friends or playing professional sports. We’ll work together to create an effective, realistic treatment plan,” said Dr. Mafdali.

Dr. Mafdali earned his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine and completed his family medicine residency at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.

He will see patients at 3313 W. Hillsboro Blvd., Suite 202, Deerfield Beach, FL 33442.


About Baptist Health
Baptist Health is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 12 hospitals, more than 27,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 200 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning across Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Baptist Health has internationally renowned institutes specializing in cancer care, brain and spine care, heart and vascular care and orthopedic care. In addition, it includes Baptist Health Medical Group; Baptist Health Quality Network; and The Baptist Health PineApp, a virtual health platform. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to its faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and is the most awarded healthcare system in South Florida by U.S. News and World Report. For more information, visit and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and LinkedIn.

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