Baptist Hospital has been in operation since 1960. In South Florida it is known as a highly respected major medical center. It is the largest faith-based, not-for-profit healthcare organization. Baptist Hospital is 20 minutes from the Miami International Airport and is located at 8900 N Kendall Drive near the University of Miami and has patients coming in from all over the United States, Latin America, the Caribbean and beyond as it offers great services in technology, surgery and medicine.
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 always treats many types of health concerns, illnesses and diseases including Cancer. Baptist Hospital is part of Baptist Health South Florida and for over thirty years has provided comprehensive cancer care. Accredited with commendation by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, Baptist Hospital has been ranked among South Florida’s premier facilities for cancer treatment for a long time. The most advanced treatment for patients with all types of cancer is offered by their reputable team. Baptist Hospital provides a full range of support and diagnostic service as well as multidisciplinary care including surgical oncology, radiation oncology and medical oncology. Their state-of-the-art operating rooms perform surgery which includes minimally-invasive and minimally-invasive robot assisted surgery. Chemotherapy which is molecularly targeted therapy and hormone therapy for inpatient and outpatient. Radiation therapy includes intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), conformal radiation therapy, stereotactic body radio surgery (SBRT), four dimensional radiation therapy. A support team is available for multidisciplinary head and neck cancer. Patients have access to pain management, rehabilitation services, palliative care services, mind-body programs, lymphedema therapy, specially trained oncology nurses, social workers, dietitians, chaplains, support groups, educational programs and Genetic Risk Education Service.