Baptist Health International Inaugurates PET and CT Imaging Center in Grand Cayman

New center will benefit patients throughout the Caribbean

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Baptist Health International announces the opening of its first PET and
CT Imaging Center in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Equipped with
state-of-the-art positron emission tomography (PET) and computerized
tomography (CT) technology, the center will transform the Cayman Islands
into a medical destination.

“We are very excited about the inauguration of the PET and CT Imaging
Center and the opportunity to provide the people of the Cayman Islands
and throughout the Caribbean with this advanced imaging technology,”
said Mario A. Mendez, M.D., corporate vice president and chief medical
officer at Baptist Health International. “At Baptist Health, we are
committed to delivering an exceptional patient experience through
high-quality, compassionate care in conjunction with the latest

The center will serve as a destination not only for patients in the
Cayman Islands, but also for others in the Caribbean who do not have
access to this imaging technology. The center will facilitate
communication and collaboration between doctors on the island and in the
region and Baptist Health specialists. It will now be possible to refer
patients from the region to Grand Cayman for their PET and CT imaging
needs. The opening of the new center reinforces Baptist Health’s
commitment to cultivating relationships with international physicians,
medical institutions and associations, and insurance organizations.

The inauguration celebration for the PET and CT Imaging Center will take
place Thursday, December 6, at Smith Road Centre in George Town. Several
dignitaries, including Cayman Islands Cabinet ministers will be in

About Baptist Health International

Baptist Health International is one of the largest hospital-based
international programs in the United States. Thousands of people travel
to Miami each year from around the world to receive care from the
renowned physicians at Baptist Health South Florida facilities. Baptist
Health International is dedicated to facilitating comprehensive,
high-quality services for international physicians and their patients,
including hospital admissions, outpatient services and medical exams,
second opinions, physician consultations and concierge services. For
more information, visit

About Baptist Health South Florida

Baptist Health South Florida is the largest healthcare organization in
the region, with 10 hospitals (Baptist Hospital, Baptist Children’s
Hospital, Bethesda Hospital East, Bethesda Hospital West, Doctors
Hospital, Fishermen’s Community Hospital, Homestead Hospital, Mariners
Hospital, South Miami Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital), more
than 40 physician practices, over 100 outpatient and urgent care
facilities, Baptist Health Medical Group, Baptist Health Quality Network
and internationally renowned centers of excellence spanning across
Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. A not-for-profit
organization supported by philanthropy and committed to our faith-based
charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has more than
19,500 employees and more than 3,000 affiliated physicians. Baptist
Health South Florida has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100
Best Companies to Work For in America and by Ethisphere as one of the
World’s Most Ethical Companies. For more information, visit and connect with us on Facebook at and on Twitter and Instagram


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