Dr. Chitra Fernando, MD

Dr. Chitra Fernando, MD

Geriatric Medicine | Female | 45 years old

Overlake Medical Clinics
1750 112th Ave NE Ste A101
Bellevue, WA 98004 Get Directions
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Dr. Fernando specializes in Geriatric Medicine and practices in Bellevue, WA. She practices at 1 location.

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In follow-up appointment, she had not reviewed the material from previous appointment. Did not plan to run needed follow-up test until I pushed for it. Thought I was there for something other than the follow-up she scheduled. Did not remember some of the discussion from previous appointment (that was in her notes) until I reminded her, then she read her notes and agreed. At times ignored patient in room (with mild dementia) and directed all conversation to relative, leaving patient ignored.
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Dr. Fernando's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Geriatric Medicine
  •  Board certified in Geriatric Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Washington not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Geriatric Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Gout
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Sleep Apnea

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Peradeniya / Faculty Of Medicine
  • Internship Hospital
    Alleghany Genl Hosp
  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Tennessee
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Vanderbilt U Medc Ctr

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Sinhalese

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Polypharmacy
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination