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December 27th, 2017 Baptist Health Medical Group

Orthopedic Surgeon Juan C. Suarez, M.D., Joins Baptist Health Medical Group

MIAMI, FL – Dec. 27, 2017 — Orthopedic surgeon Juan C. Suarez, M.D., has joined Baptist Health Medical Group, an organization of more than 180 physicians, as part of Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute. He specializes in adult hip and knee joint replacement surgery, including revision joint replacement and minimally invasive surgical techniques. He is Board certified in orthopedic surgery and has more than 16 years of experience in his specialty.

Dr. Suarez has made numerous symposium presentations on the efficacy of surgical methods utilized in hip and knee reconstructive surgery. He also is widely published in such scientific publications as the Journal of Arthroplasty and the American Journal of Orthopedics. He serves as an affiliate assistant professor at Florida Atlantic University, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine and on the editorial board of Arthroplasty Today. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.

“Dr. Suarez is an excellent addition to our team,” said John Uribe, M.D., Medical Director of Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute. “His skillset and experience will enhance our already robust joint replacement program.”

“Dr. Suarez will be an outstanding complement to our program that strives to excel in outcomes, quality and patient centered care,” adds Alexander van der Ven, M.D., orthopedic joint replacement surgeon with Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute and Associate Medical Director, Joint Replacement Services, Baptist Health Medical Group.

Dr. Suarez received his medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine in San Juan, P.R., and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Miami, Fla., and a fellowship in adult hip and knee reconstruction at OrthoCarolina in Charlotte, N.C. Prior to joining Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, Dr. Suarez was affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston.

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.

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 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 BaptistHealth.net/newsroom and connect with us on Facebook at facebook.com/BaptistHealthSF and on Twitter and Instagram @BaptistHealthSF.

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