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Delray Medical Center Is First Hospital in Region Offering New Incisionless Treatment Option for Parkinson’s & Essential Tremor Patients

Delray Medical Center is the first hospital in the region to offer a new scalpel-free treatment for essential tremor and medication-refractory tremor-dominant Parkinson’s disease. MR-guided focused ultrasound by INSIGHTEC™, uses sound wave energy to treat brain tissue at the source of the tremor. No surgical incision or anesthesia is necessary, and patients may experience immediate and...

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Jose Vazquez, MD, Named Chief of Primary Care at Baptist Health Medical Group

Board-certified primary care physician Jose Vazquez, MD, has been named chief of primary care at Baptist Health Medical Group, part of Baptist Health South Florida. Dr. Vazquez specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of health issues, including hypertension, diabetes and respiratory conditions. He is fluent in English and Spanish and board-certified in internal...

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The Campbell Foundation Awards $75K Grant to FAU Researcher Studying RNA Molecules Generated by HIV

FORT LAUDERDALE – Massimo Caputi, PhD, a professor of biomedical science at Florida Atlantic University’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine in Boca Raton, has found a novel class of molecules called circular RNAs that HIV-1 generates while replicating in human cells. “These molecules have the shape of a closed circle and are derived from the RNA that the virus utilizes to produce the viral...

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Memorial Primary Care Now Open at Memorial Hospital Miramar Medical Office Building

Memorial Healthcare System has opened its tenth Memorial Primary Care location, expanding high-quality, patient-centered primary healthcare services in Miramar. Developed to maximize the patient experience, the center is located at Memorial Hospital Miramar’s Medical Office Building I, adjacent to a brand new Women’s Imaging Center, Outpatient Lab and Outpatient Surgery Center, and offers...

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Timothy O’Connor, MD Joins Marcus Neuroscience Institute as Director of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Spine Surgery

Timothy O’Connor, MD, has joined Boca Raton based Marcus Neuroscience Institute, part of Baptist Health, as the director of minimally invasive surgery and robotic spine surgery. Dr. O’Connor specializes in minimally invasive, robotic and complex deformity surgery. “I’m delighted to welcome Dr. O’Connor to Marcus Neuroscience Institute,” said Frank Vrionis, MD, Institute director at Marcus...

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Jackson West Medical Center Celebrates the Birth of its First Baby

José Milton Memorial Hospital at Jackson West Medical Center is celebrating a historic milestone: the first baby born in the new hospital’s Little Miracles Maternity Suites. The bundle of joy is also the first baby born at a hospital in the City of Doral. Francesca Barriga was delivered via C-Section at 9:38 a.m. on Monday, September 20, 2021. Francesca came into this world weighing seven pounds...

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