Rafael Guinot, MD, is a proud member of the dedicated health care team at South Miami OB-GYN Associates in South Miami, Florida. Dr. Guinot was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico and attended El Colegio Ponceno, an exclusive private Catholic elementary and high school. He graduated at the top of his class and committed himself to pursuing a career in medicine to fulfill his dream of helping those with medical needs. Dr. Guinot began the pursuit of his medical career upon graduation from high school and achieved the highest honors at every milestone.

Dr. Guinot initiated his college studies at the University of Puerto Rico and received his Bachelor of Science with honors. He then attended the Ponce School of Medicine where he graduated with the highest honors and was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society, which includes only the top 5% of medical professionals in the United States.

Upon graduation from medical school, Dr. Guinot pursued his residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital & Clinics in 1996. He received an award for “Outstanding Resident in Gynecologic Endoscopy” and was the chief resident from 1999-2000. Upon completion of training, he was recruited to work by many national obstetrics and gynecology practices. He decided to join Dr. Hirsch and Dr. Vizoso at South Miami OB-GYN Associates because of their reputation, dedication, and commitment to medical excellence.

Dr. Guinot is board certified and is currently a member of the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology and the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology. He also holds memberships in the American Medical Association, the Miami OB/GYN Society. He has been selected to the “Who’s Who” of medical professionals and has been nominated for the Best Doctors in America.

Dr. Guinot has been a member of the medical staff at South Miami Hospital, an affiliate of Baptist Health South Florida, since 2000. He is also well known abroad and treats international patients from around the world. He currently resides in Coral Gables, Florida and enjoys boating with his wife and 4 children.


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Dr. Guinot was so friendly, polite, and patient with all my questions. Above all, he was quick and made the visit less awkward. I appreciated his hospitality and look forward to seeing him again.

Vanessa P.

 Dr. Guinot is always professional, patient, and overall amazing. His actions also resulted in the safe delivery of my daughter in what could have been a very dangerous situation for both she and I.

Isis F.

 Was in and out in less than an hour. The receptionist was nice and Dr. Guinot is a pleasure to see! Awesome new office!

Rosie F,

 It was my first-time appointment with Dr. Rafael Guinot. I found him and his staff extremely nice and friendly. Dr. Guinot, made me feel comfortable and was really very professional. I highly recommend him. He is the best.

Uma J.

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