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January 8th, 2018 Baptist Health South Florida

Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute and Pinecrest Physical Therapy Announce Partnership

MIAMI, FL – January 8, 2017 – Today, Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, and Pinecrest Physical Therapy announced a partnership adding five outpatient physical therapy locations to the Institute’s rehabilitation program. With this addition, Baptist Health patients will have access to a total of 10 outpatient physical therapy locations spanning from Monroe to Miami-Dade County.

“The addition of Pinecrest Physical Therapy will expand our footprint and complement our already robust physical therapy program,” said Edward Garabedian, assistant vice president, Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute. “Rehabilitation is a vital component of our orthopedics and sports medicine program and we look forward to collaborating with their state-of-the-art clinics, best-in-class therapists and convenient locations.”

Pinecrest Physical Therapy has four locations in Miami-Dade including Pinecrest, Doral, Coconut Grove, Key Biscayne and one international location in the Dominican Republic. Baptist Health has existing locations in Coral Gables, West Kendall, Kendall, Homestead and the Upper Florida Keys.

“Together, we will continue to provide the very best in orthopedic care to our community,” added Ron Yacoub, president, Pinecrest Physical Therapy.

Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute offers comprehensive services for athletes and non-athletes including physical and cognitive evaluations, rehabilitation and surgical reconstruction. The Institute’s physicians specialize in advanced orthopedics, foot and ankle, trauma, joint replacement, pediatric orthopedics, sports medicine and spine care using minimally invasive treatments and technology.

About Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute
Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute offers comprehensive services for athletes and non-athletes – from physical and cognitive evaluation to rehabilitation and surgical reconstruction. Additionally, Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute is the sports medicine provider for the Miami Dolphins, Miami HEAT, Florida Panthers, Florida International University athletics, Orange Bowl, Miami Open Tennis, Miami FC, Miami Marathon and Half Marathon and Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute 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 and connect with us on Facebook at and on Twitter and Instagram @BaptistHealthSF.

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