Dr. Carlos Fernandez, MD

Dr. Carlos Fernandez, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. Carlos Fernandez, MD is a general surgery specialist in Myrtle Beach, SC and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from National University of Colombia in 1993 and specializes in general surgery, critical care medicine, and more.

849 82nd Pkwy

Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • SelectHealth
  • Tricare

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Top Care Areas

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Colectomy
normal
more than 5% of peers
Intestinal Obstruction
normal
more than 5% of peers
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
normal
more than 5% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fernandez "We strive to provide a high level of surgical care for trauma patients in the Coastal Carolina region and surrounding communities. All our surgical specialists, including our specially trained trauma and general surgeons must be available 24/7 for patient trauma care at Grand Strand Medical Center."

4  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Acute Care Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Trauma Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

18  Conditions Treated

12  Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Cystectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • National University of Colombia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • National University of Colombia
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • National University of Colombia
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Tennessee University College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Georgia Regents University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fernandez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fernandez

4.0

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