Dr. Cindy Mitch-Gomez and Dr. Paul Gipps Join Baptist Health Primary Care Pinecrest Office
MIAMI, FL – March 14, 2017 — Baptist Health Primary Care is pleased to announce the addition of two physicians to its new Pinecrest office, located at 13101 South Dixie Hwy., Suite 400. Family medicine physicians Cindy Mitch-Gomez, M.D., and geriatric physician Paul Gipps, M.D., have joined the experts at Baptist Health Medical Group, an organization of more than 180 physicians, part of Baptist Health South Florida.
Both physicians specialize 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. They also provide preventive care, including routine checkups, health-risk assessments, immunizations, screening tests and healthy lifestyle counseling.
“The addition of these skilled and experienced physicians to Baptist Health Primary Care will help meet a growing need for high-quality physician care,” said Bernie Fernandez Jr., M.D., CEO of Baptist Health Medical Group. “They each bring extensive primary care proficiency along with specialty training that will further enhance the outstanding patient- and family-centered care we provide our community.”
Dr. Mitch-Gomez is board-certified in family medicine and has more than 25 years of experience treating patients. Her areas of specialty include women’s health and eating disorders. She earned her medical degree at McGill University in Montreal, and completed a residency in family medicine at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, where she served as chief resident. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Dr. Gipps is board-certified in geriatric medicine and internal medicine and focuses on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disability in older adults. He provides comprehensive care that addresses the unique health needs of the elderly, including chronic disorders, pain, nutritional problems, skin ailments, cognitive loss, memory impairment, adverse medication effects, and immobility and balance issues. This type of focused care helps patients maintain their independence and quality of life. Dr. Gipps earned his medical degree at Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine in Bayamón, Puerto Rico. He completed an internship and residency in internal medicine and primary care at Tufts University, St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston, followed by a fellowship in geriatrics at the University of Florida Health in Gainesville. Dr. Gipps will also be seeing patients at the Cutler Bay office, located at 19225 SW 87 Avenue, inside the East Ridge community.
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 seven hospitals (Baptist Hospital, Baptist Children’s Hospital, Doctors Hospital, Homestead Hospital, Mariners Hospital, South Miami Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital), nearly 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 BaptistHealth.net and connect with us on Facebook at facebook.com/BaptistHealthSF and on Twitter and Instagram @BaptistHealthSF.
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