Luis Felipe Tornes, M.D., recently joined Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute as a neurologist and the director of epilepsy. He is fluent in English and Spanish.
Board-certified neurosurgeon Elias Dakwar, M.D., joins Baptist Health as the director of the Deformity Spine Surgery at Marcus Neuroscience Institute, part of Baptist Health, established at Boca Raton Regional Hospital.
Baptist Health South Florida announces the appointment of Warren R. Selman, M.D., as its new chief medical executive for Marcus Neuroscience Institute, a part of Baptist Health, at Boca Raton Regional Hospital.
Antonio Gonzalez knows about back pain, having endured cervical spine surgery some years ago after a globe-trotting career as a purser with American Airlines and later suffering injuries to his back. But this pain was something he had never felt before.
In this podcast, Michael McDermott, M.D., Jason Liounakos, M.D., and Akshay Goyal, M.D. will explore the background of this process, ideal candidates, the future of this therapy, and much more.
Eight Baptist Health hospitals have received quality achievement awards from the American Heart Association (AHA) for their stroke care, according to Felipe De Los Rios, M.D., F.A.H.A., medical director of the stroke program at Baptist ...
Patients in South Florida requiring complex neurological care need not travel out of the area for top-quality care, now that Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute has been ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report.
Amy Yu, M.D., joins Baptist Health as a board-certified neurologist and the director of the multiple sclerosis and neuroimmunology program at Marcus Neuroscience Institute, a part of Baptist Health, established at Boca Raton Regional Hospital.
Dr. Berger presented his investigation of human language circuits from intraoperative mapping studies in patients with brain tumors.
Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, and doctors need to find more targeted and enduring therapies.
Diego Torres-Russotto, M.D., joins Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute, as the inaugural chair of the Neurology division.
A research team at Baptist Health, located in south Florida, is participating in a randomized-controlled, parallel-assignment clinical trial. This trial explores a new vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) device called the SetPoint System.
Research continues to indicate that problems with the vascular system — the heart and blood vessels that supply blood to the brain — can contribute to the development of dementia.
A research team at Baptist Health South Florida recently began enrollment in a randomized-controlled clinical trial exploring early radiation therapy as a prophylactic treatment for patients with asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic high-risk ...
Hear from Dr. McDermott, Neurosurgeon and Chief Medical Executive at Miami Neuroscience Institute discuss new brain-mapping tech and how high intensity focused ultrasound for image guided surgery will be a big advance for Baptist Health ...
Originally presented by Dr. Justin Sporrer on Tuesday, August 23rd at 6:00 PM. Participants will be able to, identify and review the diagnosis and treatments of various tremors and discuss focused ultrasound as a non-invasive treatment for tremors.
He is a world-renown neurosurgeon with an expertise in the field of meningioma research and gamma knife radiosurgery. And, by the way, he drives race cars and owns a wine label. Meet Michael McDermott, M.D., who joined Miami Neuroscience ...
Life with "essential tremor" --- one of the most common movement disorders -- is disruptive and debilitating. Nan Levy's outlook was bleak, with one neurologist telling her there was nothing that can be done. But her life would soon take ...
Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute and Florida International University’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine are collaborating to offer a new clinical trial for patients with Alzheimer’s disease. The study uses low-intensity ...
Always seeking to further the level of care available to cancer patients in the region, Baptist Health South Florida has added a sophisticated new radiosurgery platform to its arsenal of cancer-fighting technology.
A case review designed and co-authored by a Miami Neuroscience Institute surgeon appeared on the cover of the Feb. 2022 issue of the Journal of Neurosurgery.
Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is a disease in which the body’s immune system attacks the brain and spinal cord, disrupting a vital communications network. In the worst cases, it can bring partial or complete paralysis.
Baptist Health Foundation announced today that it has received a $3 million donation that has been designated to establish the first endowed chair at Baptist Health’s Miami Neuroscience Institute.
For neurointerventional radiology procedures, arterial access is critical. The femoral artery has long been the go-to access point. But, say doctors at Marcus Neuroscience Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital, a part of Baptist Health ...
Dr. Timothy O’Connor, Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Robotic Spine Surgery with Marcus Neuroscience Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital, a part of Baptist Health, shares a case study and discusses minimally invasive robotic spine surgery.
Dr. Rothrock has specialized interest and training in the surgical and radiation-based treatment of spinal tumors.
“With COVID, we have seen patients who have history of headaches getting worse after having COVID,” said Dr. Patel. “We have also seen newer onsets of migraine-like headaches emerge after having COVID, even in patients that don’t have a history of headaches.”
Patients suspected of having Parkinson’s disease can now have their diagnosis confirmed with a simple skin test available at Marcus Neuroscience Institute in Boca Raton.
About four years ago, he was diagnosed with a rare, duo-type of lung cancer — one with the more common type of malignancy, called adenocarcinoma, which combined with a small component of “squamous cell,” the type that is generally slow-growing ...
Join us for a discussion about the most comprehensive and innovative techniques used by our highly trained physicians at Miami Neuroscience Institute to diagnose and treat the spine, brain and nervous system.
“This is the new evolution of spine surgery,” says Dr. Vrionis, director of Marcus Neuroscience Institute, located at Baptist Health’s Boca Raton Regional Hospital. “Robotics allow us to perform minimally-invasive surgeries with increased ...
Essential tremor is a movement disorder, most commonly affecting the hands, that makes daily tasks like eating, writing or shaving incredibly challenging for an estimated 10 million Americans.
A recent study on the immune modulating effects of radiation therapy on brain metastases is indicative of Baptist Health South Florida’s increased emphasis on clinical research.