Dr. Alfredo Fernandez, MD

Dr. Alfredo Fernandez, MD

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64 y/o
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Dr. Alfredo Fernandez, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Tampa, FL. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 37 years.

Tampa Bariatrics

6101 Webb Rd Ste 101

Tampa, FL 33615
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Accepted insurance

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

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Obesity
very high
more than 99% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 98% of peers
Stomach Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fernandez "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."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abscess
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Bile Duct Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Obesity
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Colectomy
  • 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 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
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Minimally Invasive Parathyrodectomy
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • 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
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • da Vinci® Colectomy

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow of Project Hope, 1986
Media & Publications

Dr. Fernandez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fernandez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fernandez to family and friends
3.7
based on 33 total reviews (12 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Fernandez's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Fernandez Says:

Patients,

I sincerely apologize for my prior staff not getting back to patients timely. As of January 2016, everyone in my office is new. Moving forward, our goal is to provide the best, quality, timely care possible. You, the patient, have to do your part as well. If you are ready to move forward, have questions, concerns, etc., don't wait 9 months to hear from my staff. Make your health your priority and follow up with the

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Patient Comments (12)

in Tampa, FL |
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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Tampa, FL |
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...more
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in Land O Lakes |
Excelent Dr. God Bless him!
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in Odessa, FL |
My father referred me to Dr. Fernandez after his surgery. And I'm so glad he did. Dr. Fernandez is by far the best doctor I have ever had. I have had chronic issues for the last 3 years and have see a LOT of doctors. None of them ever gave me as much time as he has or insight to my problems. He's...more
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in Miami, FL |
Dr. Fernandez is a outstanding physician, extremely knowledgeable, very understanding, and the most helpful doctor I've dealt with in my life. Dr. Fernandez is very pleasant, he is very easy to talk to and since I've began seeing him he has changed my life completely. Phenomenal person and doctor!
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Dr. Fernandez accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • 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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