Melissa Ordenes, MD, an Emergency Physician with Baptist Health South Florida

Get to know Emergency Physician Dr. Melissa Ordenes, who serves patients throughout the State of Florida.

Specializing in emergency medicine, Dr. Ordenes is affiliated with several hospitals that are a part of the Baptist Health South Florida network, including West Kendall Baptist Hospital.

“​With more than 1.5 million patient visits every year, we receive rave reviews from the people we serve. In fact, patients and their families from around the world travel to Miami for our medical expertise. We are proud of our team: approximately 23,000 employees and more than 4,000 physicians in virtually all specialties — many with national and international reputations. All of this and more makes us South Florida’s world-class healthcare organization” as stated on their website. 

After earning her medical degree from St. George’s University in Grenada, West Indies in 2006, Dr. Ordenes relocated to the United States to complete her residency in emergency medicine at The Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York City, New York in 2010.

A Fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine, the doctor is board-certified in emergency medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). The ABEM certifies emergency physicians who meet its educational, professional, and examination standards.

Among her most notable achievements, Dr. Ordenes holds certifications in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Basic Life Support (BLS). 

Emergency medicine, also known as accident and emergency medicine, is the medical specialty concerned with the care of illnesses or injuries requiring immediate medical attention. An emergency physician is a physician who works at an emergency department to care for acutely ill or injured patients. They care for unscheduled and undifferentiated patients of all ages.

In addition to English, Dr. Ordenes speaks Spanish.

Learn More about Dr. Melissa Ordenes:

Through her findatopdoc profile, or through Baptist Health South Florida,


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Karen Johnson is an Associate Content manager for FindaTopDoc and responsible for working with distinguished physicians in documenting their significant accomplishments in their field. Karen is a CPR instructor and is a member of her local theater group.