Dr. Alberto Fernandez, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat •  Male • Age 54
  
Dr. Fernandez
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

South Florida ENT Associates

8940 N Kendall Dr Ste 504e Miami, FL 33176

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Dr. Alberto Fernandez, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Miami, FL and has over 28 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Fernandez has more experience with Upper Respiratory Conditions, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Otologic Care than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine medical school in 1992. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Baptist Hospital Of Miami and Doctors Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Fernandez to book an appointment.


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Dr. Fernandez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fernandez

4.1

Based on 21 ratings

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I recently visited Dr. Fernandez's office at West Kendall Baptist Medical Arts Building for a concern and then a followup. The office staff is friendly and it is easy to make an appointment. Dr. Fernandez is very knowledgeable and listens to his patients.
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B. Rivera – Nov 03, 2019
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i give Dr Fernandez 5 star plus. He is an awesome doctor that takes time to listen to you and know what is best treatment for you. I trust him entirely. Honest, friendly that treats you with respect and care for your health
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Mar 15, 2019
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An extremely personable, and caring doctor. Took care of a cyst in my throat that required surgery - very soothing during this time. All went well - and I have had no issues. I have already sent my aunt, and now my mom to this awesome doctor! Highly recommend him!
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About Me

Care Philosophy

A native of Miami, Fl., Dr. Fernandez began his medical education at the University of Miami in 1988 , where he obtained a Bachelor Degree in Science and graduated Summa Cum Laude. After obtaining his BS, he went on to receive his medical degree at t...Read more

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Audiology
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Hearing & Speech Therapy

Board Certifications

Education

1992
Baylor University Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1992
University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
Medical School
1989
Baylor College Of Med
Residency Hospital
1988
University Of Miami
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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Dr. Fernandez accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
BlueDental Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
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Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
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Coventry Health Care
Golden Rule
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Tricare
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Upper Respiratory Conditions

Upper respiratory specialists diagnose and treat conditions such as infections, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, and whooping cough (pertussis) that affect the upper part of the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, larynx, and lungs.Compare with other Upper Respiratory Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 95% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sinusitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandez treats Sinusitis more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Fernandez treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Chronic Sinusitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandez treats Chronic Sinusitis more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Fernandez treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Acute Sinusitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandez treats Acute Sinusitis more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Fernandez treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep-disordered Breathing specialists.

Typically treats 89% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandez treats Sleep Disorders more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Fernandez treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Sleep Apnea
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandez treats Sleep Apnea more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Fernandez treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

Otologic Care

Otolgic care is s subspecialty of otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) that focuses on symptoms and conditions of the ear, including hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness and infections.Compare with other Otologic Care specialists.

Typically treats 80% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Vertigo
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandez treats Vertigo more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Fernandez treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Deafness
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandez treats Deafness more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Fernandez treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Conductive Hearing Loss
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandez treats Conductive Hearing Loss more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Fernandez treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery

Ear, nose and throat care surgeons treat conditions affecting those areas through procedures such as tonsilectomy, adenoidectomy, myringotomy (ear tubes), and sinus surgery.Compare with other Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 65% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 15 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Deviated Septum
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandez treats Deviated Septum more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Fernandez treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandez performs Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Fernandez performs this procedure more than 93% of their peers

Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandez performs Intranasal or Sinus Procedure more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Fernandez performs this procedure more than 89% of their peers

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Dr. Fernandez's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adenoidectomy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fracture
  • Frenectomy
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

Locations

South Florida ENT Associates

South Florida ENT Associates8940 N Kendall Dr Ste 504e Miami, FL 33176
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