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January 24th, 2018 Baptist Health Medical Group

Amir Mahajer, D.O., Joins Baptist Health Medical Group and Baptist Health Center for Spine Care

MIAMI, FL – January 24, 2017 — Physical medicine and rehabilitation physician Amir Mahajer, D.O., has joined Baptist Health Medical Group, an organization of more than 180 physicians, as part of Baptist Health Center for Spine Care at the Neuroscience Center. Dr. Mahajer diagnoses and treats a wide variety of disorders and injuries affecting the spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles and tendons. He uses an integrative treatment approach to optimize a person’s recovery and restore a sense of well-being. He also performs precise, ultra-minimally invasive techniques to improve functional outcomes and quality of life. He will see patients at two locations: 13101 South Dixie Highway, Suite 400, in Pinecrest; and 8950 North Kendall Drive, Suite 410W, in Miami.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Mahajer to our multispecialty team,” said Bernie Fernandez Jr., M.D., CEO of Baptist Health Medical Group. “He will collaborate with the highly-skilled physicians at the Baptist Health Center for Spine Care to offer patients the latest and most optimal treatment options available today.”

Ronald Tolchin, D.O., medical director of Baptist Health Center for Spine Care, added, “Dr. Mahajer brings a unique expertise and training in the treatment of complicated spine and musculoskeletal conditions. He is committed to developing individualized treatment plans that return patients to a high-quality lifestyle with long-term success.”

Dr. Mahajer received his medical degree from Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harrogate, Tenn. He completed a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., where he served as chief resident. His postdoctoral training also included a fellowship in interventional spine and sports medicine at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, N.Y.

Dr. Mahajer has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, and book chapters and presented academic lectures on the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. He is the founding editor of the Journal of Osteopathic Physiatry. He serves as chair of the Education Committee of the American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and is a member of several other professional medical societies, including the Spine Intervention Society and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

About Baptist Health Medical Group
Baptist Health Medical Group, a network of primary care doctors and specialists who provide high quality medical care to patients of all ages, is part of Baptist Health South Florida, the largest healthcare organization in the region, with ten hospitals (Baptist Hospital, Baptist Children’s Hospital, Bethesda Hospital East, Bethesda Hospital West, Doctors Hospital, Fishermen’s Community Hospital, Homestead Hospital, Mariners Hospital, South Miami Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital), more than 40 physician practices, 50 outpatient and urgent care facilities, Baptist Health Medical Group, Baptist Health Quality Network and internationally renowned centers of excellence spanning across Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to our faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has approximately 18,500 employees and more than 3,000 affiliated physicians. Baptist Health South Florida has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. For more information, visit BaptistHealth.net/newsroom and connect with us on Facebook at facebook.com/BaptistHealthSF and on Twitter and Instagram @BaptistHealthSF.

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