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Bap­tist Health South Florida, Mi­ami, has named Dr. Bernie Fer­nan­dez CEO of Bap­tist Health Med­i­cal Group.

Fer­nan­dez, 52, an in­ternist spe­cial­iz­ing in vas­cu­lar medicine, pre­vi­ously was pres­i­dent of Cleve­land Clinic Florida.

He now over­sees a med­i­cal group that in­cludes 140 em­ployed physi­cians.

Fer­nan­dez also serves as vice chair­man on the Florida Board of Medicine. Fer­nan­dez’s ap­point­ment took ef­fect April 1. He re­placed Dr. Jack Zif­fer, who was pro­moted to ex­ec­u­tive VP and chief med­i­cal and clin­i­cal trans­for­ma­tion of­fi­cer for Bap­tist Health South Florida.


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