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February 12th, 2018 Baptist Health Medical Group

Luis Augsten, M.D., FACC, Joins Baptist Health Medical Group

MIAMI, FL – February 12, 2018 — Cardiologist Luis Augsten, M.D., FACC, has joined Baptist Health Medical Group, an organization of more than 180 physicians in multiple specialties integrated within Baptist Health South Florida. Dr. Augsten completed a one-year residency in family medicine, three years of residency in internal medicine, and a fellowship in cardiology during his six years of postdoctoral training at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn, III. Dr. Augsten specializes in non-invasive cardiology with emphasis on echocardiography. He will see patients at 11400 Overseas Highway, Suite 106, in Marathon, Fla. He is affiliated with Baptist Hospital, Fishermen’s Community Hospital, Mariners Hospital and South Miami Hospital.

“Dr. Augsten brings more than 35 years of experience in cardiology and 10 years of experience treating patients in the Florida Keys,” said Bernie Fernandez Jr., M.D., CEO of Baptist Health Medical Group. “We are pleased to welcome him to our multidisciplinary team and look forward to collaborating with him to meet the community’s healthcare needs in this important specialty.”

Dr. Augsten is Board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. He received his medical degree from Universidad de Valencia, Facultad De Medicina, in Valencia, Spain. Following medical school, he completed a one-year rotating internship at West Suburban Hospital in Oak Park, Ill.

Dr. Augsten is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and serves on the Executive Committee at Fishermen’s Community Hospital.

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 ten hospitals (Baptist Hospital, Baptist Children’s Hospital, Bethesda Hospital East, Bethesda Hospital West, Doctors Hospital, Fishermen’s Community Hospital, Homestead Hospital, Mariners Hospital, South Miami Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital), more than 40 physician practices, 50 outpatient and urgent care facilities, Baptist Health Medical Group, Baptist Health Quality Network and internationally renowned centers of excellence spanning across Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to our faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has approximately 18,500 employees and more than 3,000 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/newsroom and connect with us on Facebook at facebook.com/BaptistHealthSF and on Twitter and Instagram @BaptistHealthSF.

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