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Dr. Rui Fernandes, MD

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery ·  Male · Age 49

Dr. Fernandes

UF Health

653 W 8th St Fl 3 Jacksonville, FL 32209

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(904) 244-2000


Dr. Rui Fernandes, MD is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Jacksonville, FL and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 2000 and practices oral & maxillofacial surgery and otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.


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  • Explains conditions well . Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at top hospital . America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ See hospitals
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Dr. Fernandes accepts the following insurance:

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Dental PPO
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP

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No malpractice claims found for Florida
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Dr. Fernandes' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Head and Neck Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandes treats Head and Neck Cancer more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Fernandes treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Tongue Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandes treats Tongue Cancer more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Fernandes treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Oral Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandes treats Oral Cancer more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Fernandes treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Lip Cancer
  • Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Palate Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer

Dr. Fernandes' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Palate
  • Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Cough
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Deafness
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facelift
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Facial Trauma
  • Fracture
  • Frenectomy
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glossectomy
  • Gum Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head and Neck Tumor
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Jaw Cyst
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Jaw Reconstruction Surgery
  • Jaw Tumor
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Malignant Tumor of the Head and-or Neck
  • Mandibular Hypoplasia
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Maxillary Hypoplasia
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Melanoma
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Salivary Gland Tumors
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Sore Throat
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wheezing
  • Wound Repair

Dr. Fernandes' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fernandes

4.7

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
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(12)
4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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He did oral and neck dissection on my husband. He did a great job. The nurses working in his hospital unit were very good as well.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

As a head and neck surgeon, I take pride in caring for my patients and providing them with cutting edge treatment for their cancer diagnosis. My intent is to offer the most sophisticated reconstruction with the goal of restoring the best quality of life for my patients.

Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Education

2005
University Of Maryland Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2003
University Of Alabama At Birmingham
Residency Hospital
2000
University Of Alabama At Birmingham
Medical School
1998
University Of Alabama At Birmingham
Internship Hospital
1997
Boston University / Goldman School Of Dental Medicine
Undergraduate School
1994
Boston U
Undergraduate School
2005
2003
2000
1998
1997
1994

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English

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69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

Uf Health Jacksonville

Jacksonville, FL

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)