Miami Neuroscience Institute

Armando Alvarez, M.D., Joins Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute

November 28, 2023

Dr. Armando Alvarez HeadshotMIAMI, FL – November 28, 2023– Armando Alvarez, M.D., recently joined Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute as a board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, diagnosing and treating patients with spine pain and a range of musculoskeletal conditions, including bone, muscle, joint, ligament, tendon and cartilage disorders. He is fluent in English and Spanish.

“From all his patient care success stories to his efforts in improving healthcare conditions for underserved communities, Dr. Alvarez’s commitment to excellence can be seen in every facet of his work,” says Michael McDermott, M.D., chief medical executive of Miami Neuroscience Institute.“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Alvarez to the Baptist Health team.”

Prior to joining Miami Neuroscience Institute, Dr. Alvarez completed his pain medicine fellowship at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

Outside of clinical care, Dr. Alvarez conducts research, including studies on the management and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions and analyzing healthcare disparities in diverse populations. He is also a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and American Society of Regional Anesthesia.

Dr. Alvarez earned his master’s degree in public health from the University of Miami and his medical degree from University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine. As a student, he initiated the first Diversity Week at the school and achieved the Gold Humanism Award for serving as a role model, mentor and leader in medicine. He then completed his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at University of Miami’s Jackson Memorial Hospital.

Understanding the unique complexities of pain management, Dr. Alvarez strives to help his patients overcome their conditions and return to the activities they love.

“I truly enjoy helping others in their time of need,” says Dr. Alvarez. “Whether my patient is a grandmother hoping to play with her grandchild, an athlete fighting to keep their scholarship or a mother trying to get back to work, I’m dedicated to helping them achieve their goals.”

He will see patients at 8950 North Kendall Dr., Suite 405W, Miami, FL 33176 and 15955 SW 96 St., Suite 401 and 406, Miami, FL 33196.

About Baptist Health

Baptist Health is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 12 hospitals, more than 27,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 200 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 and connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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