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.