Miami Neuroscience Institute

Luis Felipe Tornes, M.D., joins Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute

November 29, 2023

Dr. Luis Felipe Tornes HeadshotMIAMI, FL – November 29, 2023 -- 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.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Tornes to Baptist Health,” says Michael McDermott, M.D., chief medical executive of Miami Neuroscience Institute. “His experience and training as a neurologist combined with his passionate leadership commitment to improving his patients’ lives make him a wonderful addition to our Institute.”

Prior to joining Baptist Health, Dr. Tornes completed a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital System. He is also a member of the American Academy of Neurology.

“As a neurologist, I understand that I can have a profound impact on my patients’ lives. I saw that firsthand as my mother has multiple sclerosis and my father had epilepsy. I am here to help all my patients holistically with their physical, emotional and mental well-being, “says Dr. Tornes.

Dr. Tornes earned his medical degree from Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. He then completed a neurology residency at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital System.

He will see patients at 8950 North Kendall Dr., Suite 410W, Miami, FL 33176.

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 institutes specializing in cancer care, brain and spine care, heart and vascular care and orthopedic care. In addition, it includes Baptist Health Medical Group; Baptist Health Quality Network; and The Baptist Health PineApp, 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 is the most awarded healthcare system in South Florida by U.S. News and World Report. For more information, visit and connect with us on FacebookX (formerly Twitter)InstagramTikTok and LinkedIn.


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