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April 26th, 2021 Baptist Health South Florida

Pain Management Physician Moises Lustgarten, M.D., joins Miami Neuroscience Institute

MIAMI – April 26, 2021 – Board-certified pain management physician Moises Lustgarten, M.D., has joined Baptist Health’s Spine Center at Miami Neuroscience Institute. Dr. Lustgarten serves as the director of pain management. He is fluent in English and Spanish.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Lustgarten to Miami Neuroscience Institute,” said Michael McDermott, M.D., chief medical executive of Miami Neuroscience Institute. “We are confident his leadership and pain management experience will be beneficial to both our patients and staff.”

“For patients with chronic pain, particularly related to spine conditions, getting the right treatment that’s both safe and effective is paramount,” said Ronald Tolchin, D.O., medical director of the Spine Center at Miami Neuroscience Institute. “As a pain management expert with extensive experience, Dr. Lustgarten will be an asset to our team.”

Dr. Lustgarten joins Miami Neuroscience Institute from The Center for Pain Management of South Florida, where he served as the medical director. As a founder of the center, he helped develop a facility that provides care to thousands of inpatients and outpatients with severe chronic pain.

He has presented on pain management techniques at many professional conferences and is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Academy of Pain Medicine, American Academy of Interventional Pain Physicians, Florida Society of Anesthesiologists and Florida Society of Interventional Pain Physicians.

Dr. Lustgarten earned his medical degree from the Central University of Venezuela. He completed his anesthesiology residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami and his pain management fellowship at Emory University Hospital.

He will see patients at 8950 N Kendall Drive, #410 W in Miami. For more information, please visit BaptistHealth.net/Neuroscience.

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 BaptistHealth.net/Newsroom and connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.


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