Dr. Edward Hernandez, MD

Dr. Edward Hernandez, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Edward Hernandez, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Las Cruces, NM and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ca in 1993 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2810 N Telshor Blvd

Las Cruces, NM 88011

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Presbyterian Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Dry Eyes
very high
more than 96% of peers
Astigmatism
very high
more than 92% of peers
Chorioretinal Scars
very high
more than 91% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

86  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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8  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Univ Of Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Huntington Mem Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Ca Davis Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hernandez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hernandez's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hernandez to family and friends
12 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Hernandez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I highly recommend, Dr. Hernandez. A friend had recommended I see Dr. Hernandez for my eye surgery; I'm so thankful she recommended him. Dr. Hernandez is very professional and polite. Both of my surgeries went very well. I am so grateful to Dr. Hernandez for restoring my vision in both eyes. Please...more
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Had successful cataract removal in one eye. Had a rare complication and Dr Hernandez was very responsive, even seeing me after hours to see I had adequate care and called several times to check on my progress The condition was resolved successfully and I have no hesitation having Dr Hernandez do...more
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While managing a crazy busy practice, Dr. Hernandez took the time to explain the cataract procedures I was contemplating and helped me decide on which lens and type of surgical process would work best for my situation. He is a true professional and his staff were uniformly courteous, friendly and...more
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My wife and I have both had cataract surgery with Dr. Hernandez. It was a pleasant and professional experience. We believe Dr. Hernandez is the best Las Cruces NM has to offer when it comes to eye surgery. He is accurate with his diagnosis, and explains everything you need to know prior to and...more
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Excellent doctor. Came in on Sunday morning for emergency with my mother. Helped her right away.
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