Baptist Hospital is one of America’s most preferred medical centers and is the largest Baptist Health facility. It has been one of the most respected medical centers since 1960 in South Florida. Baptist Hospital was one of only four Florida organizations receiving the reputable Governor’s Sterling Award for total quality management in 1996. Baptist Hospital was identified as a Magnet Hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nursing Credentialing Center as part of the American Nursing Association in 1998. In the state Baptist Hospital was first to receive the distinguished honor and is designated a Magnet Hospital through 2015.Unusual for hospital building designs, Baptist’s Italian Renaissance architecture and well manicured grounds give patients and visitors a warm and welcoming setting as they enter. Baptist Hospital is located at 8900 N. Kendall Drive near the University of Miami. We are your Hospital which is conveniently located near Downtown Miami.
The mission of Baptist Hospital, also referred to as Baptist Health of South Florida, is to improve the health and well-being of individuals, and to promote the sanctity and preservation of life, in the communities we serve.
Baptist Hospital prides itself in treating many illnesses, diseases and health care concerns including Rehabilitation Services. Baptist Rehabilitation Center began the first private inpatient rehabilitation program in 1976 in Miami-Dade County as its commitment to excellence, and provides a full range of inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services for adults and children. The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) accredited Baptist Hospital in the following programs, inpatient and outpatient stroke programs, inpatient and outpatient brain injury, inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient rehabilitation. The Commission currently accredits more than 35,000 rehabilitation facilities in Europe, Canada and the United States and is a private not-for-profit organization. Their goal is to bring patients back to the community after their injury and give them complete independence and resume their daily lives.