Dr. Narendra Kini Named a Becker's Hospital Review Leader to Know 2017


MIAMI—Dr. Narendra Kini, CEO of Miami Children’s Health System, is recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review in its 2017 list of  Physician Leaders of Hospitals and Health Systems.

The list honors leaders who demonstrate outstanding leadership and clinical expertise throughout their careers.

Dr. Kini’s vision to extend Nicklaus Children’s quality pediatric care to children and families around the world came to fruition with the creation of the hospital’s Telehealth Center, which offers an array of telehealth programs that cater to the needs of families, from second opinion consultations, physician-to-physician consults, virtual diagnostics, and much more.  Under his leadership, a network of pediatric outpatient centers and urgent care facilities, which span from Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties, were developed to provide top pediatric specialists and urgent care services to families close to home.

Dr. Kini is among 112 hospital and health system presidents and CEOs, all of whom hold medical degrees, recognized in this year’s list. For more information please visit www.beckershospitalreview.com

About Nicklaus Children’s Health System

Nicklaus Children's Health System (NCHS) is the parent organization of Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Florida's only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children. The 309-bed nonprofit hospital, known as Miami Children's Hospital from 1983 through 2014, was founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International and is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine, with many programs routinely ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report.The health system also includes Nicklaus Children's Hospital Foundation, the organization's 501c3 fundraising arm; a network of nonprofit outpatient centers situated in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties; Pediatric Specialists of America, a nonprofit physician practice subsidiary; a managed care plan, and an ambulatory surgery center, as well as an e-commerce line of children's wellness and safety products that support the hospital's mission of serving the region's pediatric population. NCHS is the region's only healthcare system exclusively for children.