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.