Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician Dr. Jose Andres Restrepo joins Miami Neuroscience Institute

MIAMI – January 5, 2021 – Board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physician Jose Andres Restrepo, M.D., has joined Miami Neuroscience Institute, a part of Baptist Health South Florida. Dr. Restrepo specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation, electrodiagnosis, regenerative medicine, and musculoskeletal conditions, including arthritis. He is fluent in English and Spanish.

“We are glad to have Dr. Restrepo join Miami Neuroscience Institute,” said Michael McDermott, M.D., chief medical executive of Miami Neuroscience Institute. “His experience and training in physical medicine and rehabilitation, coupled with his dedication to improving the lives of patients, will make him an asset to our team.”

“I’d like to welcome Dr. Restrepo to the Spine Center,” said Ronald Tolchin, D.O., medical director of Miami Neuroscience Institute’s Spine Center. “Many of our patients benefit from nonsurgical interventions for their spinal conditions and we are pleased to add another experienced and dedicated physical medicine and rehabilitation physician to our team.”

Dr. Restrepo joins Miami Neuroscience Institute from Conviva Physician Group, where he served as the regional medical director of rehabilitation medicine.

He was the principal investigator in a research study that demonstrated that exercise prevented falls and increased functional independence in older adults. He also served as the associate program director of the physical medicine and rehabilitation residency program at Jackson Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Restrepo earned his medical degree from the Pontifical Xavierian University Faculty of Medicine. He completed a physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at Saint Vincent’s Hospital & Medical Center.

He will see patients at 8950 N Kendall Drive, #410-W in Miami.

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 Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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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