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March 19th, 2018 Baptist Health South Florida

Psychiatrist Rachel Rohaidy, M.D., Joins Baptist Health Medical Group

MIAMI, FL – March 19, 2018 — Psychiatrist Rachel Rohaidy, 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 Baptist Health South Florida Care & Counseling. She specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of mental, addictive and emotional disorders and provides confidential and compassionate care to people seeking help during crises. Dr. Rohaidy’s areas of specialty include general adult psychiatry, acute/emergency psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, inpatient and outpatient detoxification and substance dependence in pregnant women. She is affiliated with South Miami Hospital and her primary office is located at 6900 SW 80th Street in Miami.

“We are proud to welcome Dr. Rohaidy to the Baptist Health South Florida Care & Counseling team. She will provide much-needed mental and behavioral health and substance use services to our community,” said Bernie Fernandez Jr., M.D., CEO of Baptist Health Medical Group. “Dr. Rohaidy is highly trained in the biological, psychological and social components of illness and uniquely qualified to evaluate and treat patients struggling with mental illness and addiction. She also has vast experience working with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds.”

Dr. Rohaidy comes to Baptist Health from Banyan Health Systems. She is Board certified in psychiatry and neurology. She received her medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies. She completed three years of residency training in psychiatry at Vidant Medical Center, Brody School of Medicine in Greenville, N.C., Larkin Community Hospital in Miami and the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. She also completed an addiction fellowship at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Rohaidy is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry.

“Experience, skill and compassion are key components to serving our patients, and Dr. Rohaidy embodies these attributes. We are thrilled to have her join our medical team,” said Lissette Egues, vice president of Baptist Outpatient Services.

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 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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