Licenses & Certification

Diplomate Board of Nurse Practitioner


  • Barry University 2001-2017

  • Doctorate Nurse Practitioner

  • Family Nurse Practitioner

  • Bachelor in Nursing

  • Master in Bio-Medical Sciences

  • Bachelors in Biology

Maikel Couto became a member of the Cardiology Healthcare of South Florida Team in December of 2015. He brings to our team 7 years of acute critical care experience working in areas such as ICU, CICU, Neuro-ICU, PACU. He has worked in many top rated local hospitals including: Baptist Hospital, Doctors Hospital, Aventura Hospital and Kendall Regional Hospital.

Maikel Couto has a strong science background having obtained a Bachelors in Biology from Florida International University (FIU) and a Masters in Biomedical Sciences at Barry University. He has been acknowledged for his contributions in many scientific research publications during his time at FIU with Dr. Phillip Stoddard and Dr. Joel Trexler.

In 2009 Maikel obtained his BSN from Barry University and went on to complete his Family Nurse Practitioner degree at Barry University in 2015. Maikel Couto is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). In 2017 Maikel specialized in Cardiology and obtained a Doctorate degree in Nursing Practice from Barry University. During his doctorate studies at Barry, Maikel focused his DNP research on ways to improve hypertension management in patients by finding better and more cost efficient ways to diagnose and treat patients, in turn allowing him to analyze the most current evidence based data and apply it to practice.

Maikel Couto is a valuable addition to the Cardiology Healthcare of South Florida Team. His strong academic foundation along with his passion for healthcare and excellent bedside manners has allowed him to develop a great rapport with patients, staff and all members of the health care community.

Maikel Couto Certifications