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 doctor who practices in Bellevue, WA. She is 46 years old. Dr. Fernando is affiliated with Overlake Medical Center.

Overlake Medical Clinics/Overlake Hospital Cancer Center

1750 112th Ave NE Ste A101

Bellevue, WA 98004
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Accepted insurance

  • 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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Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acne
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Back Pain
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedsores
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Cold Sore
  • Common Cold
  • Confusion
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Depression
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Genital Herpes
  • Glaucoma
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hives
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Impetigo
  • Indigestion
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Motion Sickness
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rickets
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stye
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Tension Headache
  • Throat Pain
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

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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
  • Immunization Administration
  • 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

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Dr. Fernando's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fernando to family and friends
4.0
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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)
Bellevue, WA |
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 accepts 57 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Medicare Advantage PPO
    Medicare Open PFFS
    Medicare Prescription Drug Plan - Medicare Rx Essentials PDP
    Medicare Prescription Drug Plan - Medicare Rx Premier PDP
  • 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
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • ChoiceCare Network
    Choice Care (Humana)
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Choice Health
    First Choice Health HMO
    First Choice Health POS
  • Fortis Benefits Insurance Company
  • Gallagher Basset
  • Group Health Cooperative
    Access PPO
    Clear Care HMO
    Clear Care PPO
    Most of Washington State Central and Eastern and Western Washington Counties HMO-High
    Most of Washington State Central and Eastern and Western Washington Counties HMO-Standard
    Options PPO
  • Health Net
  • Health Payors Organization
  • HealthSmart
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
    Interplan Health Group
  • Humana
    Humana EPO
    Humana HMO
    Humana POS
    Medicare Advantage
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Medicare PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • LifeWise
    Connect
  • Magellan Health Services
  • Medicaid of Washington State
  • Moda Health
    Gold
    Medical
    Silver
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • National Elevator
  • National Preferred Provider Network
  • ODS Health Plan
  • PacificSource
  • Preferred Healthcare
  • Premera Blue Cross
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Medicare Advantage HMO-POS
    Medicare Advantage Plus HMO
    Medicare Advantage Plus HMO-POS
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Providence Health Plans
    Personal Option EPO
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Uniform Medical Plan Classic
  • Regence Blue Shield of Washington
    Preferred Provider Network
  • Sedgwick Claims Management Services
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • TriWest Champus
  • Uniform Medical Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Medicare Advantage
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Medicare Supplement PPO
    United Healthcare
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare POS
    United Healthcare PPO
  • USA Managed Care Organization
  • Veteran Administration Plan
  • Washington State Department of Labor & Industries
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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Hospitals where Dr. Fernando has admitting privileges

Overlake Medical Center
1035 116th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
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