Baptist Health South Florida

Baptist Health Medical Group adds family medicine physician Sophia Malary Carter, M.D., to its primary care team

October 29, 2019

Dr. Malary Carter HeadshotMIAMI – October 29, 2019 — Family medicine physician Sophia Malary Carter, 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. She specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of health issues, including simple and complex health conditions, chronic disease management, minor emergencies, urgent care and the coordination of specialty care. She also focuses on wellness and prevention to help patients avoid disease, decrease disability and maintain good health.

Dr. Malary Carter will see patients at Baptist Health Primary Care Family Medicine Center, located on the West Kendall Baptist Hospital campus at 15955 SW 96 Street, Suite 200, in Miami. Patients visiting the center experience minimal wait times, same-day appointments and easy access to lab services, annual check-ups, flu shots and other vaccines.

Dr. Malary Carter is a board certified family medicine physician. She completed medical school at the University of Rochester where she developed a passion for providing care to the medically underserved and graduated with a distinction in community service. She completed her residency training at the University of New Mexico where her focus centered around her efforts in teaching (earning an award from the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine). In addition, she was a resident director at a non-profit community health clinic that served the Albuquerque community. Her clinical practice ranges from pediatrics to geriatrics, and everything in between. Dr. Malary Carter is a Miami, Florida native and of Haitian descent. She is fluent in French and Creole, and conversational in Spanish.

“Our community continues to grow and so does the need for family medicine physicians who focus on preventive medicine and treating the whole person,” said Bernie Fernandez Jr., M.D., CEO of Baptist Health Medical Group. “We are pleased that Dr. Malary Carter is bringing her expertise to our community and our medical practice. Her presence here gives more patients the ability to establish a much-needed, ongoing, personalized relationship with a family medicine physician.”

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 and connect with us on FacebookInstagramTwitter and LinkedIn.

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