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November 12th, 2018 Baptist Health Medical Group

Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon Howard Bar-Eli, M.D., Joins Baptist Health Medical Group

Dr. Howard Bar-Eli HeadshotMIAMI, FL – November 12, 2018 – Orthopedic trauma surgeon Howard Bar-Eli, M.D., has joined Baptist Health Medical Group, a network of primary care doctors and specialists who provide high-quality medical care to patients of all ages, as part of Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute. Dr. Bar-Eli specializes in orthopedic surgery following trauma, such as an injury sustained in a fall or an accident. He has unique expertise and training to treat complex orthopedic problems related to the bones, joints and soft tissues (muscles, tendons, ligaments). He sees patients at Baptist Hospital of Miami, Doctors Hospital, South Miami Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital and conducts follow-up appointments at his primary office, located at 8950 North Kendall Drive, Suite 507W, in Miami.

“We are proud to welcome Dr. Bar-Eli to Baptist Health Medical Group,” said Bernie Fernandez Jr., M.D., CEO of Baptist Health Medical Group. “He brings special talent and skill to our team, treating conditions ranging from simple isolated fractures to multiple musculoskeletal injuries.”

John Uribe, M.D., Chief Medical Executive of Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, added, “As a member of our orthopedic trauma team, Dr. Bar-Eli provides orthopedic trauma patients with comprehensive treatment that includes early stabilization of fractures, preservation of nerves, blood vessels and soft tissue and aggressive rehabilitation. The goal of treatment is to heal fractured bones and restore the anatomic alignment of joint surfaces to return patients to maximum function.”

Dr. Bar-Eli earned his medical degree from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, N.J. He completed a four-year residency in orthopedic surgery at various medical institutions, including Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital; St. Peter University Hospital in New Brunswick, N.J.; Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune City, N.J.; and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, N.Y. He served as chief resident during his last year of residency. He also completed an orthopedic trauma surgery fellowship at Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, in Miami, Fla. Dr. Bar-Eli is involved in clinical research in his specialty to enhance the efficacy of treatments and improve patient outcomes.

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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 seven hospitals (Baptist Hospital, Baptist Children’s Hospital, Doctors Hospital, Homestead Hospital, Mariners Hospital, South Miami Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital), nearly 50 outpatient and urgent care facilities, Baptist Health Quality Network and internationally renowned centers of excellence. The not-for-profit, faith-based Baptist Health has approximately 16,000 employees and 2,300 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 10 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 more than 19,500 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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