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January 6th, 2020 Baptist Health Medical Group

Baptist Health Medical Group welcomes internal medicine and pediatrics physician Karen Williams, M.D., to its Primary Care team

Dr. Williams HeadshotMIAMI ― January 6, 2020 ― Internal Medicine and Pediatrics physician Karen Williams, M.D., has joined Baptist Health Medical Group, a network of primary care doctors and specialists who provide high-quality medical care to patients of all ages, as part of Baptist Health Primary Care. Dr. Williams specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of health issues, including simple and complex health conditions, chronic disease management, minor emergencies and the coordination of specialty care. She also focuses on wellness and prevention to help patients prevent disease, decrease disability and maintain good health.

Dr. Williams received her medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo ― School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. She completed an internal medicine and pediatrics residency at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C. She then joined Johns Hopkins Community Physicians in Odenton, MD., where she was a primary care physician. Most recently, Dr. Williams was a physician clinical specialist with the Maryland Department of Health, where she focused on tuberculosis control, refugee health and adolescent health.

“With our diverse and international population in Miami, we are fortunate to have Dr. Williams, with a broad background in family and population health, join the Baptist Health Primary Care team,” said Bernie Fernandez Jr., M.D., CEO of Baptist Health Medical Group.

Dr. Williams is Board-certified in internal medicine and pediatrics. She is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Obesity Medicine Association and the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association.

She is affiliated with Baptist Hospital, South Miami Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital and will see patients at Baptist Health Primary Care – Galloway, 7400 SW 87 Ave., Suite 260.

About Baptist Health South Florida
Baptist Health South Florida is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 11 hospitals, nearly 23,000 employees, more than 4,000 physicians and more than 100 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning across Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Baptist Health has internationally renowned centers of excellence in cancer, cardiovascular care, orthopedics and sports medicine, and neurosciences. In addition, it includes Baptist Health Medical Group; Baptist Health Quality Network; and Baptist Health Care On Demand, 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 by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. For more information, visit BaptistHealth.net/Newsroom and connect with us on FacebookInstagramTwitter and LinkedIn.

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