Meet the Experts

In partnership with Baptist Health South Florida, the Health Channel, features medical specialists who discuss important health issues and answer live audience questions. Meet some of our contributors:

Sandra Amador, ARNP

Sandra Amador, ARNP, Medical Surgical Nurse with Baptist Hospital of Miami, explains nosocomial infections are the infections acquired in the hospital setting. She says for the nursing staff, and for the healthcare team, it is very important to have a designated person to take decisions if the patient is not able to do it if […]

Dr. Donna Amaignac

Director of Best Practice & Center for Advanced Analytics with Baptist Health South Florida

Dr. Beatriz Amendola

Oncologist with Innovative Cancer Institute

Terry Anderson

Registered Nurse with Baptist Health South Florida

Dr. Andre Anderson

Dr. Andre Anderson, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellow with Miami Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute, says some of the common injuries are the lower extremity injuries, and as physicians they have to know how to deal with them on the field. Dr. Michael Swartzon, Primary Care Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Physician with Miami Orthopedics and […]

Dr. Jose Antonio, Ph.D.

Director & Associate Professor of Exercise & Sport Science with Nova Southeastern University

Dr. Daylem Antunez

Gastroenterologist with Baptist Health South Florida

Dr. Santiago Aparo

Oncologist with Miami Cancer Institute

Carla Araya

The most common side effects of cancer treatment are: loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, mouth irritation, diarrhea, constipation, swallowing difficulty, dry mouth and change in taste. Carla Araya, Registered Dietitian with Miami Cancer Institute, says depending on the type of cancer, the diet can be liquid, soft or calorie. Lemon candy or lemon in the […]

Dr. Lucinda Adriana Arenas

Do you know how many parts does the human brain have? How is it affected by a stroke? Dr. Lucinda Adriana Arenas, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician with Baptist Health South Florida, explains how a hemorrhagic or systemic stroke affects each section of the brain. After suffering from a stroke, what types of conditions a […]

Alex Argote

Occupational Therapist with Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute

Dr. Agustin Arrieta

Dr. Agustin Arrieta, Otolaryngologist with Baptist Health South Florida, explains there are certain medications that can lead to some rebound congestion in your nose, but the majority of the time medicines are not the causes. He also explains with chronic inflammation, tissue inflammation balloons out and forms nasal polyp that can obstruct the drainage pathway […]

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