Baptist Health South Florida

Family Medicine Physician, Lijo Jose, M.D., joins Baptist Health Primary Care

January 25, 2022

MIAMI, FL – January 25, 2022 – Board-certified family medicine physician Lijo Jose, M.D., joins Baptist Health Primary Care. Dr. Jose specializes in primary care services for patients of all ages.

“We’re glad to welcome Dr. Jose to Baptist Health Primary Care,” said Bernie Fernandez, M.D., chief executive officer of Baptist Health Medical Group. “His experience treating patients of all ages and residency training in New York City during the COVID-19 pandemic will make him a wonderful addition to our team.”

Dr. Jose joined Baptist Health Primary Care from The Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York, where he completed his family medicine residency.

During his residency, he served as the resident team leader of the COVID-19 Emergency Overflow Response Team, a member of the Clinical Decision Support (CDS) Selection Committee, and a member of the Committee of Interns and Residents.

He is a member of the American Board of Family Medicine, American Academy of Family Physicians and American College of Physicians.

Dr. Jose earned his medical degree from St. Matthew’s University in the Cayman Islands. He is board-certified in family medicine.

He will see patients at 11535 SW 88 Street, Miami, Florida 33176.


About Baptist Health South Florida

Baptist Health South Florida is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 11 hospitals, more than 23,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 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 and connect with us on FacebookInstagramTwitter and LinkedIn.


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