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:

Lisa-Mae Williams, Ph.D., RN

Leslee Gross, Assistant Vice-President of Operations at Baptist Health South Florida, says telemedicine will be accepted in the future and will be treated as the same face-to-face visits that you have with your physician, it is just a different delivery system but it is the same medicine. According to Gross, all of the physicians are […]

Shaniece Witte

Exercise Physiologist with Baptist Health South Florida

Dr. Carlos Wolf

“With a digital imaging, Dr. Carlos Wolf, Plastic Surgeon with Baptist Health South Florida, explains the types of surgery. He describes one technique is the open technique which is done for people with thick noses.” With a photo, Dr. Carlos Wolf, Plastic Surgeon with Baptist Health South Florida, explains how a patient looks before & […]

Dr. Xiaoti Xu

An implant reconstruction is a longer procedure, because sometimes it can take four to six hours and It’s a longer recovery time overall. For an implant reconstruction a foreign body is obviously used, thus increasing the risk of having a scar, says Dr. Xiaoti Xu, Plastic Surgeon with West Kendall Baptist Hospital. “The most important […]

Ron Yacoub

Owner & Physical Therapist of Pinecrest Physical Therapy Clinics

Dr. Sujata Yavagal

Urogynecologist with Baptist Health South Florida

Dr. Jerrold Young

How is the hernia surgery procedure done? Dr. Jerrold Young, General Surgeon with Hernia Institute of Florida, talks about the different hernia procedures doctors can do, and how important it is to be skilled in their technique of choice. Is it true that you can always get hernias from lifting heavy objects? Dr. Jerrold Young, […]

Dr. Geoffrey Young

A pigmented lesion is shown in a digital imaging while Dr. Geoffrey Young, Chief of Head & Neck Surgery at Miami Cancer Institute explains that Melanoma is changing pigmented lesion and when it has any change it should be biopsied. He also says that people with other cancer melanomas or strong family histories may need […]

Dr. Mario Zambrano

Dr. Mario Zambrano, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician with Homestead Hospital, says you shouldn’t listen to your neighbor, or to the pharmacist or the chiropractor about vaccines. “Listen to your physician if you trust your physician, go to reputable websites like to, which has the latest and the greatest information on vaccines or diseases.” The […]

Vickie Zamora

Lead Occupational Therapist with Carpe Diem Academy

Dr. Fernando de Zarraga

Helicobacter pylori, age and overweight can cause stomach cancer. Dr. Fernando de Zarraga, Medical Oncologist with Miami Cancer Institute, talks about other risk factors and gives recommendations to prevent the disease. How a surgical oncologist and a medical oncologist can work together to give the best cancer treatment possible for a patient? Dr. Fernando de […]

Dr. Alex Zuriarrain

Plastic Surgeon with Baptist Health South Florida

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