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Yazmin (Morales) Odia, MD, Neurology, Miami, FL, Baptist Hospital of Miami

Yazmin(Morales)OdiaMDMSc

Neurology Miami, FL

Neurooncology

Chief of Neuro-Oncology

Overview of Dr. Odia

YAZMIN ODIA, MD, MS, FAAN serves as Chief of Neuro-Oncology at Miami Cancer Institute (MCI) at Baptist Health South Florida (BHSF) since 2016. At BHSF, she also serves as Chair of the Research Compliance Committee and on the Protocol Review and Monitoring and Neuroscience Research Fund Committees. She was elected Assistant Vice President (2020-22) and Vice President (2022-24) for the Medical Executive Committee (MEC) for Baptist Hospital.
A Chicago Honor Scholar, she received her Bachelor of Arts and medical degree from the University of Chicago, and her Master of Science in clinical research at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. She completed a residency in neurology at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD, and a clinical and research fellowship in the Neuro-Oncology Branch of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. As a UCNS board-certified Neuro-Oncologist, she was appointed assistant professor of Neurology at Columbia University’s College of Physicians & Surgeons and an assistant attending neurologist at New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York, NY. She also serves on the editorial board of Clinics in Oncology – CNS Tumors and Journal of Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology.
Dr. Odia is involved in the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) by serving as a member of the Leadership Development Committee, Vice Chair of the Career Leadership Development Subcommittee, and Chair of the Diversity Leadership Subcommittee, as well as on the Health Care Disparities Taskforce, Spanish Language Work Group, and formerly Undergraduate Education Subcommittee.
Dr. Odia’s honors include Columbia University/New York Presbyterian Hospital’s Stephen Q. Shafer Award for Humanism in Neurology and John Hopkins’ Guy M. McKhann Award for Teaching and Communication Excellence. She was named Top Doctor in New York (2015-16), Miami (2018-21), US Castle Connolly Top Doctor (2019-20), Top Doctor (2021), Top Women in Medicine (2021), and Who’s Who (2021).

Education & Training

  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityResidency, Neurology, 2007 - 2010
  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityInternship, Internal Medicine, 2006 - 2007
  • University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine
    University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of MedicineClass of 2006
  • Mayo Graduate School
    Mayo Graduate SchoolMSc, Biomedical Research, 2003 - 2005

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2016 - 2024
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2014 - 2017
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2013 - 2017
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2010 - 2014
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology
  • United Council for Neurologic SpecialtiesNeuro-Oncology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • US Castle Connolly Top Doctor
  • Top Doctor, US, Neuro-Oncology Top Doctor, 2021
  • Top Women in Medicine 2021
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Press Mentions

  • Despite Inroads, Bias Against Non-White Neurologists Is Found to Persist in the Field
    Despite Inroads, Bias Against Non-White Neurologists Is Found to Persist in the FieldDecember 8th, 2016
  • Expert Neuro-Oncologist Yazmin Odia, MD, MS, to Be Recognized as a 2016 Top Doctor in New York City, New York
    Expert Neuro-Oncologist Yazmin Odia, MD, MS, to Be Recognized as a 2016 Top Doctor in New York City, New YorkApril 1st, 2016
  • ‘Great Recovery’ from Brachytherapy: Multidisciplinary Team at Baptist Heath Used Radioactive Implants to Target Patient’s Brain Tumor
    ‘Great Recovery’ from Brachytherapy: Multidisciplinary Team at Baptist Heath Used Radioactive Implants to Target Patient’s Brain TumorMay 4th, 2021

Research History

  • Publicationshttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-3602-38992005 - Present

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations