Dr. Alfredo Fernandez, MD

Dr. Alfredo Fernandez, MD

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65 y/o
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Dr. Alfredo Fernandez, MD is a general surgery specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.Read his story

Tampa Bariatrics

6101 Webb Rd Ste 101

Tampa, FL 33615
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Fernandez's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandez performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Fernandez performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Stomach Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandez performs Stomach Surgery more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Fernandez performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandez performs Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Fernandez performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Fernandez's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Abscess
Abdominal Hernia
Abscess
Acute Appendicitis
Anal Abscess
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Fissure
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendicitis
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Bile Duct Disorders
Breast Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Chronic Appendicitis
Colectomy
Colorectal Cancer
Crohn's Disease
da Vinci® Colectomy
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastrectomy
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastrotomy
Hemicolectomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hidradenitis
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Diseases
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Diseases and Disorders
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Meckel's Diverticulum
Minimally Invasive Parathyrodectomy
Obesity
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Surgery
Parathyroidectomy
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Port Placements or Replacements
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia

About Me

Care Philosophy

General surgery is what I love to do, bariatric surgery is the most rewarding but the ability and opportunity to provide the highest quality healthare to my patients is what I live for.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1986
Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Residency Hospital
1982
Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Internship Hospital
1981
Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena (Unphu), Escuela De Medicina
Medical School
1981
University of Miami
Undergraduate School
1986
1982
1981
1981

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow of Project Hope, 1986

Dr. Fernandez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fernandez

3.8

Based on 35 reviews

5 Stars
60%
(21)
4 Stars
8.571428571428571%
(3)
3 Stars
5.714285714285714%
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2 Stars
2.857142857142857%
(1)
1 Star
22.857142857142858%
(8)

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Como cirujano y persona lo recomiendo 100% pues es muy preocupado por sus pacientes a mi ha opeeado en dos ocasiones y han sido un exito
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Love him...great doctor!!
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Dr. Fernandez is very good. His years of experience sincerely reflect in his work. Everyone in the Tampa office is super nice and responsive. I enjoyed working with the whole team. I was very comfortable with amount of information I received prior and after surgery. Thank you Dr. Fernandez.
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Staff is amazing. Friendly and always smiling. If you have any questions they will answer them all and if they don't know they will find out. Dr Fernandez is The best! Compassionate and friendly. Great bedside manner. I feel so comfortable when i am there not like some offices that make you feel...Read More
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Excelent Dr. God Bless him!
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care Network PPO
Choice Care PPO
Choice PPO
Commercial EPO
Commercial POS
Commercial PPO
CoverageFirst and Value Plan Tampa Area Basic
CoverageFirst and Value Plan Tampa Area CDHP
Humana EPO
Humana POS
Humana PPO
Tampa Bay HUMx HMOx
Tricare
Medicaid
Amerigroup
Managed Care
Medicaid Assignment
Medicaid HMO
MediPass
UnitedHealthCare
Choice
Choice EPO
Choice Plus EPO
Choice Plus PPO
Exchange
Golden Rule POS
Golden Rule PPO
Options EPO
Options POS
Optum Choice
Select Plus EPO
Select Plus POS
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
WellCare
Florida Staywell
Medicaid HMO
WellCare HMO
WellCare POS

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