News : 2015 : July

Nestor de la Cruz-Muñoz, M.D., who last year marked a milestone 4,000 cases, performs bariatric surgery at University of Miami Hospital.

University of Miami Hospital Receives Healthgrades 2015 Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award

University of Miami Hospital has received its fourth consecutive Healthgrades Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award. The flagship hospital of UHealth – University of Miami Health System, UMH is the only hospital in Miami-Dade County to receive this honor out of the six eligible hospitals. Since 2013, UMH has been recognized among the top five percent of hospitals evaluated for bariatric surgery.

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From left, Pablo Rengifo-Moreno, M.D., Arthur H. Hertz and Eduardo de Marchena, M.D.

Miller School of Medicine Launches International Structural Heart Disease Interventional Fellowship

The Miller School of Medicine has launched an international fellowship program that will provide training and surgical experience with new technology-driven interventional treatments for structural heart disease. Participants in the one-year fellowship will spend eight months in Miami, two to three months at the Angiografia de Occidente in Cali, Colombia, and one month at ThoraxCenter in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

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