Baptist Health South Florida

Christine Villoch, M.D., FAAPMR, joins Miami Neuroscience Institute

September 1, 2020

MIAMI, FL – September 1, 2020 – Physical medicine and rehabilitation physician Christine Villoch, M.D., FAAPMR, has joined Miami Neuroscience Institute’s Spine Center. Dr. Villoch specializes in spine and musculoskeletal rehabilitation, fluoroscopic-guided injections, sports medicine and pain management. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Dr. Villoch joined Baptist Health South Florida from Loyola University Medical Center, where she served as the medical director of outpatient rehabilitation services. She previously worked for Baptist Health from 2013 to 2018.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Villoch,” said Michael McDermott, M.D., chief medical executive at Miami Neuroscience Institute. “She will be a wonderful addition to our multidisciplinary team of experts who collaborate to provide patients with a holistic, multidimensional approach to care.”

Dr. Villoch chose a career in medicine because she genuinely enjoys helping and connecting with patients. Through clear communication, Dr. Villoch’s goal is to educate her patients on their injuries and how to manage them.

“We are delighted to welcome Dr. Villoch back to Baptist Health,” said Ronald Tolchin, D.O., director of Miami Neuroscience Institute’s Spine Center. “Her approach to patient care and extensive training in interventional spine physiatry will make her a valued member of our team.”

In addition to her medical degree, Dr. Villoch holds a Master of Science in medical informatics from Northwestern University. During her residency at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, she received the Scholl Recognition Award for Rehabilitation Research. She was also recognized with the Meyer S. Gunther Award, presented to the second-year resident who best displayed the art of listening, understanding and interacting with patients.

Dr. Villoch is fluent in English and Spanish. She sees patients at two locations: 6200 Sunset Drive, Suite 130, in South Miami Hospital’s Medical Arts Building; and 8950 North Kendall Drive, Suite 410W, in Baptist Hospital’s Medical Arts Building.

About Miami Neuroscience Institute
Miami Neuroscience Institute offers comprehensive and compassionate treatment for neurological conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nervous system. From non-surgical treatments and minimally invasive procedures to complex brain and spine surgery, the Center embraces a multidisciplinary approach to patient care.

Miami Neuroscience Institute is part of Baptist Health South Florida, 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 Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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