Yeisel Barquin, M.D., Joins Baptist Health Medical Group
Internist Yeisel Barquin, M.D., has joined Baptist Health Medical Group, an organization of more than 140 employed physicians integrated within Baptist Health. Dr. Barquin is a family physician who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of health issues, including simple and complex health concerns, obesity, women’s health, chronic disease management, disease prevention and healthy lifestyle choices.
“Dr. Barquin is an excellent addition to our team,” said Bernie Fernandez Jr., M.D., CEO of Baptist Health Medical Group. “She is a compassionate physician able to care for the needs of the entire family and is familiar with the South Florida community.”
Dr. Barquin received her undergraduate degree from the University of South Florida in Tampa, where she also worked as a research assistant in the Neurology Department. She is a graduate of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, where she was named the American College of Physicians Outstanding Medical Student for Excellence in Internal Medicine. Dr. Barquin completed a residency at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. Prior to joining Baptist Health, Dr. Barquin worked at Graves-Gilbert Clinic in Bowling Green, Ky.
Board-certified in internal medicine, Dr. Barquin is a member of the American Medical Association. She enjoys culinary art, movies and fitness. She speaks English and Spanish.
Baptist Health Medical Group 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) and more than 30 outpatient and urgent care facilities spanning three counties. The not-for-profit, faith-based Baptist Health has more than 15,000 employees and 2,200 affiliated physicians and also includes Baptist Outpatient Services and internationally renowned centers of excellence. Baptist Health Foundation, the organization’s fundraising arm, supports services at all hospitals and facilities.
Baptist Health was just listed by Fortune magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America (#19 in the nation and #1 in Florida) and has remained on the list for 14 years. It was also recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the fourth year in a row by the Ethisphere Institute.
Contact: Kelli Romano; 786-308-3787; KelliR@BaptistHealth.net