Dr. Don Fernandez, MD

Dr. Don Fernandez, MD

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Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
47 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Don Fernandez, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Sacramento, CA. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 18 years. Dr. Fernandez is affiliated with Mercy Hospital of Folsom, Methodist Hospital of Sacramento, Sutter Medical Center, Mercy San Juan Medical Center and Mercy General Hospital.

PMA-Pulmonary Medicine, Infectious Disease and Critical Care Consultants

1485 River Park Dr Ste 200

Sacramento, CA 95815
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

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Respiratory Management
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more than 70% of peers
Respiratory Failure
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more than 45% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
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more than 43% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arterial Line Insertion
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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 California
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • St. Joseph S Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • St. Joseph's Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Creighton Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fernandez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Mercy San Juan Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Pulmonary Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Fernandez is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Fernandez accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Western Health Advantage

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Hospitals where Dr. Fernandez has admitting privileges

Mercy San Juan Medical Center
6501 Coyle Ave
Carmichael, CA 95608
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Mercy General Hospital
4001 J St
Sacramento, CA 95819
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Methodist Hospital of Sacramento
7500 Hospital Dr
Sacramento, CA 95823
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Sutter Medical Center
2825 Capitol Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95816
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Mercy Hospital of Folsom
1650 Creekside Dr
Folsom, CA 95630
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