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November 9th, 2022 Baptist Health South Florida

Jason Liounakos, M.D., joins Miami Neuroscience Institute as Neurosurgeon and Director of Outpatient Spine Surgery

 

MIAMI, FL – November 9, 2022 – Neurosurgeon Jason Liounakos, M.D., joins Miami Neuroscience Institute. Dr. Liounakos specializes in spinal neurosurgery. He is fluent in English and Spanish.

“We are pleased Dr. Liounakos has joined Miami Neuroscience Institute as director of outpatient spine surgery,” said Michael McDermott, M.D., chief medical executive of Miami Neuroscience Institute. “His comprehensive training in complex and minimally invasive spine surgery along with his dedication to providing optimal and tailored spine care will make him a great asset to our team.”

Dr. Liounakos joined Miami Neuroscience Institute from the University of Miami and Jackson Health System where he completed his residency in neurological surgery with fellowship training in complex and minimally invasive spine surgery.

Prior to his neurosurgical training, he graduated first in his class from the Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine where he received the Florida Board of Medicine Chairman’s Recognition Award in 2015. During residency, he obtained the highest neurosurgery primary board examination score in the program’s history and upon graduation was awarded the Sanjiv Bhatia, M.D. Distinction in Leadership and Service Award, and Best Resident Teacher Award.

Dr. Liounakos is active in research and has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. He has lectured nationally on minimally invasive techniques and robot-assisted spine surgery.

He will see patients at the Miami Neuroscience Institute at 6200 Sunset Dr., Suite 130, South Miami, FL 33143.

About Baptist Health South Florida

Baptist Health South Florida is 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 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 FacebookInstagramTwitter and LinkedIn.

 

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