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August 3rd, 2017 Baptist Health Medical Group

Baptist Health Medical Group Welcomes Family Medicine Physician James Jennings, M.D., to its Primary Care Team

MIAMI, FL – August 3, 2017 — Family medicine physician James Jennings, M.D., has joined Baptist Health Medical Group, an organization of more than 180 physicians, as part of the Baptist Health Primary Care team. He will see patients at Baptist Health Primary Care in Pinecrest, located at 13101 South Dixie Highway, Suite 400. Patients visiting the newly opened facility will enjoy extended and weekend hours, minimal wait times and same-day or next-day appointments with an available physician or advanced practitioner.

Board-certified in family medicine, Dr. Jennings has more than 20 years of experience treating patients in the Miami area. He cares for patients with a wide range of health issues, from heart disease and asthma to diabetes and pneumonia. He treats minor emergencies and coordinates treatment with necessary specialists. He also focuses on wellness and prevention, offering routine checkups, health-risk assessments, immunizations, screening tests and healthy lifestyle counseling. The cornerstone of Dr. Jennings’ practice is an ongoing, personal patient-physician relationship focusing on integrated care.

“Dr. Jennings has been in private practice in Miami for more than two decades and brings a breadth of experience that will benefit our primary care team and our patients,” said Bernie Fernandez Jr., M.D., CEO of Baptist Health Medical Group. “In line with the Baptist Health mission, Dr. Jennings will provide our community with high-quality, cost-effective and compassionate patient- and family-centered healthcare services.”

Dr. Jennings completed an internship and residency in family medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine-Jackson Memorial Hospital.

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 eight hospitals (Baptist Hospital, Baptist Children’s Hospital, Doctors Hospital, Fishermen’s Community Hospital, Homestead Hospital, Mariners Hospital, South Miami Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital), more than 50 outpatient and urgent care facilities, Baptist Health Quality Network and internationally renowned centers of excellence. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to our faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has approximately 16,000 employees and 2,300 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 and connect with us on Facebook at and on Twitter and Instagram @BaptistHealthSF.

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