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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 40

1605 E Broadway Ste 300
Columbia, MO 65201
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Dr. Fernandez's Experience

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Dr. Fernandez's Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Procedures Dr. Fernandez Performs

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
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Hospital Quality

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Boone Hospital Center
1600 E Broadway
Columbia, MO 65201

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Accepting new patients?

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Missouri Heart Center
Missouri Heart Center
1605 E Broadway Ste 300
Columbia, MO 65201
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    Dr. Fernandez's Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery
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    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
    • Laparotomy
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass Procedures
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
    • Segmentectomy, Open
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
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    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Ultrasound, Carotid
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Varicose Vein Procedure
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Coarctation of the Aorta
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Tumors, Benign
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
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    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Septal Defect
    • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Varicose Veins
    • Venous Compression
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Venous Insufficiency
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Virginia / Main Campus
    Graduated in 2000
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Fernandez & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Fernandez's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Dr. Fernandez's Office & Staff

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    5 out of 5

    6 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    6 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    6 responses

    Experience with Dr. Fernandez

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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    Missouri Heart Center
    1605 E Broadway Ste 300
    Columbia, MO 65201
    (573) 256-7700 (Office)
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