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Dr. Edgar Hernandez, MD

Dr. Edgar Hernandez, MD

Breast Surgical Oncology ·  Male · Age 69


Dr. Edgar Hernandez, MD is a breast surgical oncology specialist in Chandler, AZ and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in breast surgical oncology, breast oncology, and more.


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(602) 457-1705

Dr. Hernandez accepts the following insurance:

AARP
Aetna
Advantage
Aetna HMO
Aetna PPO
Altec
Ameriben
American Enterprise Group
American Republic
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
American Indian Health Plan
Care1st Health Plan Arizona
Health Choice Arizona
Mercy Care Plan
Phoenix Health Plan
Assurant Health
AZ Benefit Options
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) EPO
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) PPO
AZ Health Concepts
Bankers Life and Casualty
Bashas Benefit Trust
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Benefit Concepts
Benesight
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Bridgeway Health Solutions
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Caremore Medical Group
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna Healthcare of Arizona
Cigna POS
City of Mesa Health Plan
Cofinity
Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
Comprehensive Medical and Dental Program (CMDP)
Compusys
Concentra
Conseco
CoreSource
CorVel
Coventry Health Care
CRS
EBMS
El Paso First Health Plan
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Galaxy Health Network
Gila River HealthCare
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Group Health Incorporated (GHI)
Health Choice of Arizona
Health Net
HealthNet
Health Plan of Nevada
Healthcare Connect
HealthCare Consortium of Arizona
HealthPartners
HealthSmart
Humana
Gold
Humana HMO
Humana PPO
Indian Health Service
Integra Physician Network
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
LifeWise
Lovelace Health Plan
Lutheran Preferred
Lutheran Preferred PPO
Magellan Health Services
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Maricopa Foundation For Medical Care
Maricopa Health Plan
Maricopa Managed Care
Marsh Affinity Group Services
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MedPartners
MedPartners PPO
Mercy Care
Meritain Health
MetLife
MultiPlan
One Health
Operating Engineers Health & Welfare Plan
PacifiCare Health Systems
PacifiCare Health Systems HMO
PHCS
PHCS PPO
Phoenix Health Plan
Physicians Mutual
Pinal/Gila LTC
Prime Health Imaging
Prime Health Imaging EPO
Principal Life
Private HealthCare Systems
Private Small Business Insurance
Prudential
Pyramid Life
SCAN Health Plan
Self Pay
Sierra Choice
Sierra Choice POS
Sliding Scale
Southwest Service Administrators, Inc.
State Farm
Three Rivers Provider Network
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Tricare
Triwest
UniCare
United American Insurance Company
United Healthcare Community Plan
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
University Physicians
Unum
USA Managed Care Organization
Wausau Benefits
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC
WPS Health Insurance
Yavapai Long Term Care
Zenith Administrators Inc

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Dr. Hernandez's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Breast Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hernandez treats Breast Diseases more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Hernandez treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Breast Cancer
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hernandez treats Breast Cancer more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Hernandez treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Tubular Carcinoma
Mastectomy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hernandez performs Mastectomy more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Hernandez performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy

Dr. Hernandez's conditions and procedures:

  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Breast Tumor
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Mastectomy
  • Melanoma
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy

About Me

Our mission is to provide the highest quality medical care in a supportive and comprehensive enviroment. We focus on each patient as an individual, taking the time to effect the best out comes.

Specialties

  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Breast Oncology
  • Breast Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1983
Maricopa Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1983
Maricopa Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1979
Maricopa Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1978
University Of Utah School Of Medicine
Medical School
1973
Arizona State University
Undergraduate School
1983
1983
1979
1978
1973

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Hernandez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hernandez

4.2

Based on 50 reviews

5 Stars
78%
(39)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
2%
(1)
2 Stars
4%
(2)
1 Star
16%
(8)

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Dr. Hernandez is a caring and VERY informative doctor. He set my mind at ease when I needed biopsies and doesn't pull any punches. He gets visibly upset if you don't keep up with your mammograms. So glad I found him when I really needed reassurance and care.
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I was referred to Dr Hernandez since the Dr that did my breast reduction refused to take out the stitch he left in me for 3 years....infected off and on 3 years. Dr Hernandez performed that removal surgery and I'm much better!!
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Dr. Hernandez was wonderful in every way. He took time to get to know me and my family and told us a little bit about himself. This really put us at ease. He was always prompt, took his time and answered all my questions he’s very confident in his abilities and that made me feel like I was in the...Read More
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The best decision I've made all year was to choose Dr. Edgar Hernandez to be my surgeon for a double mastectomy last Fri , Aug 4. He and his staff treated me beautifully and I can't thank them enough . I have had zero pain and even now , after two days , feel really good ! I wish every woman who...Read More
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Knowledgeable, compassionate surgeon... will be his patient for life
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Locations

Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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