Dr. Chitra Fernando, MD

Dr. Chitra Fernando, MD

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Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
46 y/o
(3)

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Dr. Chitra Fernando, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Bellevue, WA. She specializes in geriatric medicine and internal medicine.

Overlake Medical Clinics/Overlake Hospital Cancer Center

1750 112th Ave NE Ste A101

Bellevue, WA 98004
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • America's Health Insurance Plans
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Behavioral Health Network
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Fernando performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Constipation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thyroid Screening
very high
more than 99% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

247  Conditions Treated

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25  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Polypharmacy
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fernando has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Sinhalese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Fernando does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Fernando and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Fernando's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fernando to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. Fernando's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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...more
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