A significant number of low-income women living in Miami’s Little Haiti/Little River area are unemployed and uninsured. The CHS OB/GYN Clinic is the only free community clinic they can access for basic gynecological and obstetrical care. Patients with abnormal pap smears and those who are diagnosed with advanced cervical cancer continue to have difficulty accessing the specialty services required for their care. CHS relies on its partnership with the Jackson Health System and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine to refer its patients for follow-up care beyond basic screening and diagnosis. In response to this need, CHS, in collaboration with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, opened a new GYN clinic at The Center for Haitian Studies, Health & Human Services. In addition to providing care and treatment for women from the local community, this new GYN specialty clinic serves as a key community site for area physicians to refer patients with abnormal pap results and/or advanced gynecological malignancies for treatment and follow up care.

The UM/CHS GYN SPECIALTY CLINIC also offers UM medical students, residents and fellows a unique opportunity to train under one of the leading practitioners in the field of

Dr. Jean-Baptiste Charlot has been a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (FACOG) for over three (3) decades, and has served as one of the top surgeons in the U.S. Air Force from 1981 to 1984. From 1976 to 1981 served Attending Physician at Boston University Hospital, Beth Israel (affiliated with Harvard University) and as clinical instructor at Carney Hospital and St Margaret Hospital (both affiliated with Tufts University).

Dr. Charlot currently provides OBGYN services at the CHS clinic. He is on staff at Jackson Memorial Hospital and has a faculty appointment to supervise and train residents and fellows under the Jackson Health System/University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Residency Program.




Pediatric Care

University of Miami Pediatric Mobile Clinic. Services are provided every Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and occasionally on Thursday.For more information, please contact CHS at 305-757-9555. Read More...

The Center for Haitian Studies (CHS) is a duly registered 501c3 organization, tax-exempt health and social service organization founded in 1988 for the purpose of serving the disenfranchised populations of Little Haiti/Little River in Miami, Florida.

Tel: +1(305) 757 9555

Fax: +1(305) 756 8023

Center For Haitian Studies
8260 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33138