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Ivan Matos Diaz, M.D., joins Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute as Co-Director of Cerebrovascular Neurology

 

MIAMI, FL – November 11, 2022 – Ivan Matos Diaz, M.D., joins Miami Neuroscience Institute, a part of Baptist Health, as co-director of cerebrovascular neurology. Dr. Matos specializes in vascular neurology and cerebrovascular neurology, including treatment for strokes and brain hemorrhages. He is fluent in English and Spanish.

“We are pleased Dr. Matos has joined Miami Neuroscience Institute as co-director of cerebrovascular neurology,” said Michael McDermott, M.D., chief medical executive at Miami Neuroscience Institute. “His experience conducting groundbreaking stroke research, coupled with his extensive teaching and training background in neurology, will make him an outstanding addition to our institute.”

Dr. Matos joins Miami Neuroscience Institute from Hennepin Healthcare, where he served as a neurohospitalist, as well as medical director for the Hennepin Healthcare Comprehensive Stroke Center.

Dr. Matos conducted research with the SHINE and ARCADIA clinical trials, and his work has been published in both the International Journal of Stroke and Seminars in Neurology. He is a member of both the American Stroke Association and the American Academy of Neurology.

Dr. Matos earned his medical degree from Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC) in the Dominican Republic. He completed neurology and vascular neurology residencies at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York.

He will see patients at 8950 North Kendall Dr., Suite 410W, in Miami.

About Baptist Health South Florida

Baptist Health South Florida is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 12 hospitals, more than 25,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 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.

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 Institute 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, more than 23,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 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 Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

 

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