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November 3rd, 2022 Baptist Health South Florida

Patrick Azcarate, M.D., Joins Baptist Health’s Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute as a Cardiologist

MIAMI, FL – November 3, 2022 – Cardiologist Patrick Azcarate, M.D., joins Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute Cardiology Group, part of Baptist Health. Dr. Azcarate specializes in general cardiology, cardio-oncology and imaging. He is fluent in English and Spanish.

“We’re honored to welcome Dr. Azcarate to our cardiologist team and South Florida,” said Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., deputy director of the Institute, chief of cardiology and co-medical director of the lipid management program. “Our Doral patients will appreciate and benefit from his service-oriented outlook, extensive training and innovative talent.”

Prior to joining Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute Cardiology Group in 2022, Dr. Azcarate completed his cardiology fellowship at the University of California San Diego. He graduated from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and joined the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He then completed his internal medicine residency and a clinical research track at the University of California San Francisco.

At UCSD, Dr. Azcarate continued his passion for teaching and was awarded the Cardiology Fellow of the Year Award in 2020. He participated in clinical research on heart failure and cardiac sarcoidosis in addition to writing book chapters and presenting at conferences. He is boarded in echocardiography and nuclear imaging. Recently, he shared his interest in cardio-oncology as a guest speaker on a cardiology podcast where he discussed radiation-associated cardiac disease. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology, Fellow in Training.

Dr. Azcarate is part of Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute Cardiology Group. The team is composed of the most accomplished and respected professionals in their field. These top-tier physicians, advanced practice providers, medical assistants and clinical pharmacists work hand in hand to create a personalized approach for each and every patient. Because the cardiologists have expertise in a vast array of cardiology specialties, including advanced heart failure, cardio-oncology, clinical lipidology, resistant hypertension, vascular medicine and sports cardiology, they can focus on treating specific heart conditions with innovative solutions.

He will see patients at three locations: 9915 NW 41st St., Suite 200, Doral, FL 33178, 7400 SW 87 Ave., Suite 100, Miami, FL 33173 and 8950 North Kendall Dr., Suite 507W, Miami, FL 33176.

About Baptist Health South Florida

Baptist Health South Florida is 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 FacebookInstagramTwitter and LinkedIn.

About Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute is the largest and most comprehensive cardiovascular facility in the region. The team of multilingual, multidisciplinary specialists pioneered the development of minimally invasive techniques used to treat aneurysms, blockages in veins and arteries and holes in the heart. The Institute leverages the power of Baptist Health’s combined resources of experts, pioneering research, compassionate caregivers and leading-edge treatments and technology.

Miami Cardiac & Vascular 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 FacebookInstagramTwitter and LinkedIn.

 

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