Juan Lopez, M.D., Joins Baptist Health Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute as Medical Cardiologist
MIAMI, FL – August 8, 2023 – Board-certified Juan Lopez, M.D., joins Baptist Health Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute as a medical cardiologist. Dr. Lopez specializes in complex cardiovascular conditions, echocardiography and preventive cardiovascular health and is fluent in English and Spanish.
“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Lopez to our Baptist Health team of experts,” said Dr. Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., deputy director of the Institute, chief of cardiology and co-medical director of the lipid management program of Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute. “We only recruit top candidates from the top nationally recognized programs and Dr. Lopez exemplifies that model. With his extensive training and compassionate approach, he will provide the best possible outcomes for our patients and build on our Institute’s reputation for excellence.”
Dr. Lopez earned his medical degree from the Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency and cardiology fellowship at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital.
He received the Intern of the Year award in 2018 and the Derek J. Sayfie, M.D., Research Day Top Clinical Research award in 2019. Dedicated to research, Dr. Lopez coauthored a chapter in the 2023 book Mastering Structural Heart Disease and published his work in journals such as Circulation Research and the American Journal of Cardiology. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association.
“Realizing that my son with Down Syndrome would require several surgeries to address his heart condition taught me the significance of compassionate patient care extending beyond mere diagnosis and treatment. As a result, I strongly emphasize the value of assisting patients and their families in navigating the emotional journey that accompanies the understanding of a new medical challenge,” said Dr. Lopez.
He will see patients at 7400 SW 87 Ave., Suite 100, Miami, FL 33173.
Dr. Lopez is part of Baptist Health Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute Cardiology Group. The team is composed of the most accomplished and respected professionals in their field. These top-tier physicians, advanced practice providers, medical assistants and clinical pharmacists work hand in hand to create a personalized approach for each and every patient. Because the cardiologists have expertise in a vast array of cardiology specialties, including advanced heart failure, cardio-oncology, clinical lipidology, resistant hypertension, vascular medicine and sports cardiology, they can focus on treating specific heart conditions with innovative solutions.
About Baptist Health
Baptist Health is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 12 hospitals, more than 26,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 200 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 The Baptist Health PineApp, 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, TikTok, Twitter and LinkedIn.