Roger J. Medel is the Founder of MEDNAX, Inc. (previously Pediatrix Medical Group), the Nation’s largest group of Neonatologists. Dr. Medel grew the company from one small group of Neonatologists managing care in one local hospital to a group of over 1200 Neonatologists and over 1000 Advanced Practice Nurses, which now manages Neonatology Departments (NICUs) in approximately 400 hospitals. In 2020, Dr. Medel stepped down from his position and remains a member of the MEDNAX Board of Directors.
Dr. Medel is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Dana Farber Cancer Institute (Harvard Medical School) in Boston, MA. Dr. Medel also participates as a member of several medical and professional organizations and served on the Board of MBF Healthcare Acquisition Corp. from 2006 to 2009.
Dr. Medel was born in Cuba, graduated medical school in Europe at the University of Seville, Spain and is a graduate of the University of Miami’s Pediatric Residency Program. He also served an additional year as Chief Resident in Pediatrics at the University of Miami. He holds an MBA from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.