Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute is Expanding

Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute houses every neurological specialty under one roof – neurology, neurosurgery, spinal neurosurgery, nonsurgical spine care, pain management, interventional neuroradiology, neuro-oncology, neuropsychiatry and more.

Since 2020, Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute has welcomed over 17 new physicians and the team will continue to grow. The Institute’s neurology program is undergoing significant expansion as we hire specialists in epilepsy, headaches, memory and aging, movement disorders, neuroimmunology, electrophysiology, neuromuscular and more. Join a team of highly skilled medical professionals focused on providing the most advanced techniques and treatments in the field of neuroscience.

Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute by the Numbers

29 Physicians
8 Locations
69,738 Patient Encounters
48 Research Studies Year to Date

Meet Our Physician Leaders

Doctor Mcdermott

Michael McDermott, M.D.

Chief Medical Executive & Irma and Kalman Bass Endowed Chair in Clinical Neuroscience

Doctor Diego Torres-Russotto

Diego Torres-Russotto, M.D.

Chair of Neurology

Doctor Tolchin

Ronald Tolchin, D.O.

Chair of Nonsurgical Spine Care and Rehabilitation & Irma and Kalman Bass Endowed Chair in Pain and Rehabilitative Medicine

Research

Research

At Miami Neuroscience Institute, we know that research can significantly improve patient care. That’s why we’ve built robust research programs covering epilepsy, stroke, neurosurgery, neuro-oncology and interventional neurology.

Life in South Florida

Sunny days, warm people, and multicultural community - these await you when you join us at Baptist Health South Florida.
U.S. News & World Report Ranking

U.S. News & World Report Ranking

U.S. News & World Report ranked Baptist Health Brain & Spine Care among the top neurology and neurosurgery programs in the nation. Our program ranked 39th nationally, solidifying our position as one of the best in the country. Additionally, our program is among the top 10 percent in the nation for stroke care, receiving the “High Performing” designation from U.S. News & World Report.

Gold Plus with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus, Target: Stroke Advanced Therapy Honor Roll

Gold Plus with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus, Target: Stroke Advanced Therapy Honor Roll

Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute is accredited by The Joint Commission as a Comprehensive Stroke Center — the highest level of specialized stroke care. The Institute, in conjunction with Baptist Hospital, also received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite Plus, Target: Stroke Advanced Therapy Honor Roll.

Baptist Health South Miami Hospital and Baptist Health West Kendall Hospital received similar awards. The awards recognize the hospital’s commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines grounded in the latest scientific evidence.

Epilepsy Program Accreditation

Epilepsy Program Accreditation

Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute's Epilepsy Program ranks as a Level 4 epilepsy center — the highest level possible — accredited by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers.

The largest and most preferred health system in South Florida

The largest and most preferred health system in South Florida

With internationally renowned centers of excellence, 12 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 is an anchor institution of the South Florida communities we serve. Through our healthcare services, human capital and community investments we are committed to improving the health and economic well-being of our communities and their residents.

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To learn more about recruitment at Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute, read our comprehensive booklet.

Join the Team

Join the Team

To apply, please send your CV, a letter of interest and three letters of reference addressed to:

Diego Torres-Russotto, M.D.
Chair of Neurology
Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute

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