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Our Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) work closely with our expert doctors in several in-patient, ambulatory, and specialized areas to provide you with greater access to the highest quality care. Some examples of APPs include:

  • Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  • Physician Assistants (PA)
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA)

Our multidisciplinary team approach means the relationship between our physicians and APPs is highly collaborative–built on trust and close communication–to deliver the best possible outcomes and patient experience.

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Excellence in Primary Care is a Team Effort

UHealth Primary Care offers our patients leading world-class access to long-term health and wellness. As your home base for all your current and future health needs, our APPs are here to offer advice, monitor your overall health, conduct screenings, and connect you with other providers.

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Multidisciplinary Specialty Care

APPs are vital members of the University of Miami Health System, ensuring quality treatment and personalized care across diverse specializations, including virtual care, oncology, and primary care–among many others.

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Certified Trusted Experts

APPs are highly skilled and trained in their designated specialties with master degrees and often doctorates in their fields, capable of assessing, diagnosing, and treating many medical conditions with wide-ranging expertise and proven experience. Our APPs can assist you across a variety of medical needs, treatments and procedures, such as:

  • Talk with you about your medical and family history
  • Give you a physical exam
  • Prescribe medications and recommend treatment
  • Order medical tests, like x-rays, scans, and blood tests
  • Perform medical procedures, such as biopsies and inserting central lines
  • Review test results and lab work
  • Help manage side effects of your treatment
  • Assist with caring for you both before and after your surgery
  • Help guide your anesthesia care
  • Conduct screenings for different types of cancer
  • Create healthy lifestyle plans from diet and exercise to smoking cessation

Why Choose UHealth?

UHealth – University of Miami Health System delivers leading-edge patient care by the region’s best doctors, powered by the groundbreaking research of the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine. As South Florida’s only university-based medical system, UHealth is a vital component of the community that is leading the next generation of health care.

UHealth is home to the number one eye hospital in the United States, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, the only NCI-designated and nationally ranked cancer center in South Florida, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, a pioneering minimally invasive cardiac surgery program, and offers expertise in more than 100 medical specialties. UHealth’s comprehensive network also includes more than 40 outpatient sites in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, and Collier counties, including The Lennar Foundation Medical Center.