Exhibit 32.2

CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO

18 U.S.C. SECTION 1350,

AS ADOPTED PURSUANT TO

SECTION 906 OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002

In connection with the Annual Report of OPKO Health, Inc. (the “Company”) on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011 (the “Report”), and pursuant to pursuant to 18 U.S.C. §1350, as adopted pursuant to § 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, I, Rao Uppaluri, Chief Financial Officer of the Company, certify that to the best of my knowledge:

 

  (1) The Report fully complies with the requirements of section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; and

 

  (2) The information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.

 

/s/ Rao Uppaluri
Rao Uppaluri
Chief Financial Officer
March 15, 2012