When it comes to neurological care, fast treatment can make all the difference. Baptist Health Brain & Spine Care combines two award-winning institutes, giving you convenient access to the most advanced neurological care no matter where you call home across South Florida.

Our Brain & Spine Care Institutes


About Marcus Neuroscience Institute

Marcus Neuroscience Institute was established at Boca Raton Regional Hospital in 2015 with a gift from the Marcus Foundation. The institute now includes a 57,000-square-foot facility and 20-bed neurointensive care unit, along with physician office locations in Boca Raton, Boynton Beach and Deerfield Beach.


About Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute

Miami Neuroscience Institute, which formed at Baptist Hospital in 2006 and opened a spine center in 2009, has nationally certified programs in stroke, epilepsy and intraoperative monitoring. The institute has locations in Doral, Kendall, Miami Beach, Pinecrest, Plantation and South Miami.

Our Team

The Baptist Health Brain & Spine Care team is made up of a wide range of specialties, including neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, interventional neuroradiologists, neuro oncologists, radiation oncologists, neurologists, neuro intensivists, advanced practice providers, nonsurgical spine care and pain management specialists and rehabilitation specialists.

We’re dedicated to providing exceptional neurosurgical, neurological and spine care for the most complex conditions. And we give you the support you need throughout treatment and beyond.


Interventional Neuroradiology


Nonsurgical Spine Care

Pain Management



Inpatient Physiatry


Baptist Health Brain & Spine Care Locations

Marcus Neuroscience Institute and Miami Neuroscience Institute are part of Baptist Health — an anchor institution and the largest and most preferred health system in South Florida.

Baptist Health includes 12 hospitals, more than 27,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 200 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach Counties.

Marcus Neuroscience Institute has locations in Boca Raton, Boynton Beach and Deerfield Beach. Miami Neuroscience Institute has locations in Doral, Kendall, Miami Beach, Pinecrest, Plantation and South Miami.

Research & Clinical Trials

Research offers the promise to significantly improve patient care. That’s why we’ve built robust research programs in epilepsy, memory disorders, brain tumors, stroke, neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, neuromuscular disorders, movement disorders and interventional neurology.

We participate in national and international trials and partner with organizations like the National Institutes of Health Stroke Network, the Florida Stroke Registry and Florida International University to find new and effective treatments for a variety of neurological conditions.

Support Baptist Health Brain & Spine Care

Gifts to Baptist Health Brain & Spine Care help us provide the most advanced clinical care. Your gift also supports our research advances and our ability to deliver new and novel treatments. Find out how you can positively impact neurological care in South Florida.

Our Patients

Our patients inspire us. And many have chosen to share their journeys of hope and healing at Baptist Health Brain & Spine Care.

Read Their Stories of Triumph 
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Competitive Bodybuilder Back to Champion Status After Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusion

Julia Buitrago, 53, is the epitome of physical fitness, a competitive bodybuilder and owner of the Body Concept by Julia gym along with her husband Mario, a boxing coach.
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Marcus Neurosurgeon Saves Boca Raton Woman from Possible Permanent Disability

Darlene Beckett knew something was wrong the minute it happened. Her husband had fallen while they were on vacation in 2018 and needed help getting back on his feet. When she bent over and tried to lift him up, she felt a sharp pain radiating from her back to her neck.
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‘I Basically Got My Life Back’ – How Experts at Miami Neuroscience Institute Defeated This College Student’s Tumor and Debilitating Disorder

In March 2020, college student Gianna Schembari, 23, began to battle an illness that she would later learn is an extremely rare disorder of the endocrine system, the body’s complex network of glands and organs which uses hormones to control critical functions...

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