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January 2021 - Volume 17 - Issue 7
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Endocrinologist Dr. Heberto Valdes joins Baptist Health South Florida

November 25, 2020 – Endocrinologist Heberto Valdes, M.D., has joined Baptist Health South Florida. Dr. Valdes treats patients with hormone-related diseases, such as diabetes and thyroid disorders. He is fluent in English and Spanish.
 
“We are pleased Dr. Valdes has joined Baptist Health,” said Bernie Fernandez Jr., M.D., CEO of Baptist Health Medical Group, “His training in endocrinology, with a focus on preventive medicine and a compassionate approach to patient care, will allow him to be a wonderful addition.”
 
Dr. Valdes joined Baptist Health from Broward Health in Fort Lauderdale. In addition to treating patients, Dr. Valdes is an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Central Florida (UCF) College of Medicine. He has also participated in several endocrinology clinical trials, led presentations for the Endocrine Society and American College of Physicians.
 
Dr. Valdes is passionate about endocrinology because it allows him to play a critical role in the lives of his patients. Through lifestyle modifications and innovative therapies, he helps patients prevent potentially life-altering conditions.
 
Dr. Valdes earned his medical degree from the Autonomous University of Guadalajara and completed an internal medicine residency at Flushing Hospital Medical Center in Flushing, New York. He then completed a fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. He is board-certified in internal medicine and endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism.
 
He will see patients at two locations: 11535 SW 88 Street in Kendall Town & Country, and 13101 South Dixie Highway, Suite 400, in Pinecrest.
 
 
 
About Baptist Health South Florida
Baptist Health South Florida is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 11 hospitals, nearly 23,000 employees, more than 4,000 physicians and more than 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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