Carolina Valdes, MD, Joins Holy Cross Medical Group
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (July 2, 2014) - Holy Cross Hospital is pleased to announce that neurologist Carolina Valdes, M.D., has joined the Holy Cross Medical Group, a multi-specialty physician employed group of more than 160 physicians providing services throughout Broward and Palm Beach counties.
In addition to specializing in epilepsy, Dr. Valdes treats patients with various neurological disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, gait and balance disorders, headache disorders and migraines, nerve compression syndrome including carpal tunnel, neuropathy and numbness, back/neck pain, sleep disorders, tremors, and vertigo and dizziness. Board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in neurology and clinical neurophysiology, she is also a member of the American Academy of Neurology.
Dr. Valdes completed a fellowship in neurophysiology and a neurology residency at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center in Miami. She received her medical degree from Ponce School of Medicine in Ponce, Puerto Rico and a bachelor’s degree from Barry University in Miami.
Dr. Valdes treats patients at Holy Cross Hospital’s Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU), located on the fifth floor of the hospital. Recognized by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers as a Level 3 Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, the EMU offers round-the-clock, state-of-the-art evaluations and monitoring in addition to chronic epilepsy management. Level 3 epilepsy centers have the expertise and facilities to offer the highest level medical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy. Learn more about the Holy Cross Hospital’s EMU by visiting HolyCrossNeuroandSpine.com.
ABOUT HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL
A member of CHE Trinity Health, Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. is a full-service, non-profit Catholic hospital, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy. Since opening its doors in 1955, the 559-bed hospital has offered progressive services and programs to meet the evolving healthcare needs of Broward County. Today, Holy Cross has more than 600 physicians on staff representing more than 40 specialties and more than 3,000 employees. To learn more about Holy Cross Hospital, visit holy-cross.com, “like” Holy Cross Hospital, Fort Lauderdale on Facebook, or follow @holycrossfl on Twitter.