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Neurosurgeon Michael E. Gomez, M.D., FAANS, joins Miami Neuroscience Institute

October 7, 2020

MIAMI – October 7, 2020 – Board-certified neurosurgeon Michael E. Gomez, M.D., FAANS, has joined Miami Neuroscience Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida. Dr. Gomez specializes in spinal surgery, including minimally invasive procedures for degenerative conditions, tumors and spinal deformities.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Gomez to Miami Neuroscience Institute, where he will be the director of minimally invasive spine surgery at South Miami Hospital,” said Michael McDermott, M.D., chief medical executive of Miami Neuroscience Institute. “His experience treating a wide variety of spinal conditions using minimally invasive methods will make him a wonderful addition to our team.”

Dr. Gomez joins Miami Neuroscience Institute from Premier Brain & Spine of Florida. He is a fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, North American Spine Society and Florida Neurosurgical Society.

Dr. Gomez earned his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine. He completed a neurological surgery residency at Parkland Hospital/University of Texas Southwestern. He is fluent in English and Spanish.

Dr. Gomez will see patients at Miami Neuroscience Institute’s South Miami location at 6200 SW 72 Street, Suite 130, located inside South Miami Hospital’s medical arts building.

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 and connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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