Baptist Hospital is your neighborhood Hospital in Pinecrest for all your medical needs and is located at 8900 N Kendall Drive near the University of Miami. Baptist Hospital opened its doors in 1960 and has held the name as the most honored and respected medical center in South Florida.
The mission of Baptist Hospital is to improve the health and well-being of individuals, and to promote the sanctity and preservation of life, in the communities they serve.
Baptist Hospital created the Family Birth Place because the birth of a baby is a very special time for the whole family and they wanted to make this experience even more memorable with special treatment. Specially designed birthing suites that are comfortable and a warm environment will relax the mother-to-be, causing her to feel at ease as she welcomes her baby into the world. The professional and loving staff will give complete support through every stage of the birthing experience. Baptist Hospital recommends that fathers, grandparents, siblings and support partners share this amazing time and participate, keeping true to the philosophy for family centered care. To ensure excellent medical care for mothers and newborns the up to date technology is always available. Highly nurses, obstetricians and anesthesiologists are on staff and are well known for their expert concern, treatment and care. Neonatologists are available around the clock to provide specialized care if the need arises.
Baptist Hospital has emergency rooms to evaluate the patient in a timely manner and provide excellent immediate treatment. The emergency room operates 365 days a year, 7 days a week. Baptist Hospital has a Trauma Unit that serves patients that are severely injured in need of trauma medical attention. Baptist Hospital is staffed by registered nurses, Board Certified Physicians and technologists trained to deliver immediate care to adults and children.