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November 11th, 2019 Baptist Health South Florida

Neurologist Svetlana Faktorovich M.D. joins Marcus Neuroscience Institute

Dr. Faktorovich HeadshotBOCA RATON, FL – November 11, 2019 – The BocaCare® Physician Network, a network of primary care doctors and specialists who provide high-quality medical care to patients of all ages, has added neurologist Svetlana Faktorovich, M.D., to the medical staff of Boca Raton Regional Hospital. She specializes in general neurology as well as neuromuscular medicine, diagnosing and treating a wide range of disorders affecting the peripheral nervous system. These include but are not limited to myasthenia gravis, cervical and lumbar radiculopathy, plexopathy, peripheral neuropathy and myopathy. Her expertise also includes electromyography/nerve conduction testing, skin biopsy for the diagnosis of small fiber neuropathy and the use of botulinum toxin for the treatment of various neurological ailments including disorders of muscle tone and migraines.

Dr. Faktorovich is board certified in neurology. She completed her undergraduate studies at Stony Brook University in New York and also received a Master of Arts in Medical Sciences from Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Faktorovich earned her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Mass. Her postgraduate training included a residency program in neurology and a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology with a focus in neuromuscular medicine, both at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, N.Y.

She is fluent in English and Russian.

“Dr. Faktorovich is a great complement to our team of eight neurologists,” said Patricio Espinosa, M.D., Chief of Neurology at the Marcus Neuroscience Institute. “Her appointment represents the continued growth of our institute and increase in our capabilities.”

Dr. Faktorovich is affiliated with the Marcus Neuroscience Institute and will see patients at 800 Meadows Road in Boca Raton.

About the Marcus Neuroscience Institute
The Marcus Neuroscience Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital is an innovative nexus for neurologic and neurosurgical care. The 57,000-square-foot facility houses a 20-bed Neuro Intensive Care and Step-Down Unit, four dedicated operating rooms — including one equipped with intraoperative MRI and two with intraoperative CT capability — and a biplane angiography suite, a crucial component in the diagnosis and care of neurological conditions. The Institute has a staff of five neurosurgeons and eight neurologists who represent some of the most respected clinicians in their fields and is affiliated with Florida Atlantic University’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine.

About Boca Raton Regional Hospital
Boca Raton Regional Hospital is part of Baptist Health South Florida, the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 11 hospitals, nearly 23,000 employees, more than 4,000 physicians and more than 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 our 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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