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Dr. Dennis Fernandez, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 47

Dr. Fernandez

Dennis L Fernandez MD

4025 Pepperwood Cir SW Ste C Huntsville, AL 35801

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Dr. Dennis Fernandez, MD is a general surgery specialist in Huntsville, AL and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med in 1998 and specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.


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Medicaid
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Dr. Fernandez's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandez performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Fernandez performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandez performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Fernandez performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandez performs Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Fernandez performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Fernandez's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Cancer
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Basosquamous Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Breast Lump
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • Debridement
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair, Open
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
  • Distal Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Duodenal Cancer
  • Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Familial Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • GERD Treatment
  • Gland Cancer
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypoparathyroidism, Familial, Isolated
  • Hypoparathyroidism, X-Linked
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intussusception
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Abscess
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Cancer
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Mastectomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Metastatic Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Metastatic Liver Cancer
  • Metastatic Lymph Cancer
  • Metastatic Skin Cancer
  • Microscopic Ulcerative Colitis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumor of Pancreas
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Obesity
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Pancreatic Biopsy
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Paralytic Ileus
  • Parasitic Appendicitis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Adenoma
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid Hyperplasia
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Percutaneous Biopsy With Drainage
  • Perianal Abscess
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Perirectal Abscess
  • Peritoneal Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Primary Peritoneal Cancer
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Retroperitoneal Abscess
  • Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stapled Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer, Familial
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
  • Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Traumatic Hernia
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ulcerative Proctosigmoiditis
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Varicose Veins
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

About Me

HIGH QUALITY SURGICAL CARE
Dr. Dennis Fernandez and staff are committed to providing the most competent, friendly, and understanding treatment to meet the needs of our patients. Our staff takes pride in providing each patient with all of the in...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2004
Carraway Meth Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1999
Ochsner Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1998
Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med
Medical School
1993
Auburn University
Undergraduate School
2004
1999
1998
1993

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Dr. Fernandez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fernandez

4.7

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When I went in to be seen for an infected abcess at Dr. Fernandez's office, his staff were very kind and answered all my questions and concerns. I called back many times with different concerns and someone was always available to help answer the questions I had. When it came to actually seeing Dr. Fernandez at his clinic, he came in and looked at my abcess and determined it was a "spider bite", which I seriously doubt. In any event, Dr. Fernandez was in and out so quick I barely had a chance to read his name tag, if he even had one. He did not take time to explain to me what was going on other than to say it looked like a spider bite. He started to walk out of the room and I tried to stop him because i had been in severe pain. I was under the impression the abcess draining was going to be done that day in his clinic so I was confused when he started to leave. I tried to ask him and he didn't explain anything - he kind of blew me off and left. Upsetting. His assistant had to explain.
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I'm going in for my second surgery with Dr. Fernandez and I know that I'm in the best hands other than God's hands.
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He is a total professional, with his patience his ultimate focus. His bed side manors were exceptional. Pre-op and operating room team lead by Dr Fernandez was totally outstanding, making me feel I could be in no better hands. I would put myself and my family’s procedure in Dr Fernandez’s hands. I believe he is a cut above.
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I trusted him 6 years ago with my major surgeries an I chose him again with more major surgeries. His staff is amazing an he truly cares about his patients.
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I trust Dr. Fernandez with my past and future surgeries. I have recommended to others on his expertise and his bedside manners. Dr. Fernandez takes as much time as needed with his patients. An added bonus is his staff kudos to them all. They have always gotten back to me asap on appt.
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Had two surgeries and both went very well. He listened to my concerns. I have recommended him to friends and will continue to do so. His staff is also great and very helpful.
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Dr. Dennis Fernandez and his staff are very friendly and easy to work with. I had hernia surgery In October 2016 and everything went great! Dr. Fernandez has an awesome bedside manner and was always very thorough in answering all of my questions. His nurse Kristy went above and beyond to take my calls or call me back and I always felt like I mattered - never rushed! I would definitely recommend Dr. Dennis Fernandez and his staff for your surgery needs!
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Took time and sat down to answer my questions and after I left I remembered more questions I had and the nurse called me back within a couple of hours and answered all of them and didn't seem rushed to get off the phone!
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I had a great experience with Dr Fernandez and his staff. They took the time to listen to my issues and were very attentive. My surgery went very well. I definitely recommend him if you need consultation or you may need surgery.
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Dr. Fernandez did hernia surgery on May 2 2016. We had two in depth consultations with him and his staff prior to selecting a date for the surgery. He explained every step of the procedure and answered every question posed by my wife and myself. After the surgery he explained to my wife how things went using pictures taken during the operation.
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Dr. Fernandez has a wonderful bedside manner and is very knowledgeable. My surgery went great and I healed wonderfully!!!! His staff is so nice and friendly. I love his nurse too! They are all so caring and care about you!! He takes time to answer all your questions and explains everything well. I can't say enough good things about them!! I highly recommend!!!
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