Dr. Fernando S. Carreira, MD

Dr. Fernando S. Carreira, MD

Gastroenterology | Male | 42 years old

Dr. Fernando Carreira was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. For his undergraduate studies, he...Read more

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Dr. Fernando Carreira was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. For his undergraduate studies, he attended the University of Notre...   Read More

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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      I believe feedback from patients is essential to understand how myself, and my practice, are meeting the needs of patients. We strive to continually improve, and maximize patient experience for patients treated at South Denver Gastroenterology. 

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      Specialties

      • Gastroenterology

      Board Certifications

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      • Gastroenterology

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Pain
      • Anal or Rectal Pain
      • Anemia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Barrett's Esophagus
      • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
      • Benign Tumor
      • Biliary Atresia
      • Blood Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Celiac Disease
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Cirrhosis
      • Colitis
      • Colon Disorders
      • Colon Polyp
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Constipation
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Dehydration
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Diarrhea
      • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
      • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
      • Duodenal Ulcer
      • Duodenitis
      • Dysphagia
      • Enteritis
      • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Esophageal Dilation
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Esophageal Diverticulum
      • Esophageal Ulcer
      • Esophageal Varices
      • Esophagitis
      • Gallstones
      • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
      • Gastric Ulcer
      • Gastritis
      • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
      • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
      • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
      • Gastroparesis
      • Heartburn
      • Hemochromatosis
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Hepatitis
      • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
      • Hepatitis C
      • Hepatorenal Syndrome
      • Hernia
      • Ileus
      • Indigestion
      • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
      • Liver Damage from Alcohol
      • Malnutrition
      • Nausea
      • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
      • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
      • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
      • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
      • Pancreatitis
      • Peptic Ulcer
      • Pyloric Stenosis
      • Reflux Esophagitis
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Ulcer
      • Ulcerative Colitis
      • Unexplained Weight Loss
      • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
      • Viral Hepatitis
      • Vomiting Disorders

      Procedures Performed

      • Anoscopy
      • Bile Duct Procedure
      • Capsule Endoscopy
      • Colon Cancer Screening
      • Colonoscopy
      • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
      • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
      • Colorectal Cancer Screening
      • Endoscopic Polypectomy
      • Endoscopy
      • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
      • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
      • Gastroenterology Procedures
      • Manometry

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for Colorado.

      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

        No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago

        Graduated in 2000

      • Internship Hospital
        University of Colorado Hospital

        Completed in 2001

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of Colorado

        Completed in 2003

      • Fellowship Hospital
        University Of Colorado

        Completed in 2007

      • Undergraduate School
        Notre Dame

        Graduated in 1992

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Gastroenterology
      • Board certified in Gastroenterology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Carreira says...

      Dr. Fernando Carreira was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. For his undergraduate studies, he attended the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Carreira returned to Chicago to attend medical school at the University of Illinois, where he was awarded the Craig Research Fellowship. Upon completing medical school, Dr. Carreira moved to Colorado for his Internal Medicine residency at the University of Colorado. Dr. Carreira was appointed as the Chief Medical Resident at Denver Health Medical Center. Following this year long appointment, Dr. Carreira continued at the University of Colorado as a Gastroenterology fellow. Dr. Carreira's clinical experience during fellowship encompassed a broad spectrum of both gastroenterology and hepatology with special interest in inflammatory bowel disease. In addition, Dr. Carreira performed research, primarily focused on pharmacologic means of colon cancer prevention as well as colonoscopy quality assurance.  Dr. Carreira was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of Denver Health and Hospital.  Additionally, he serves as Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine at Sky Ridge Medical Center and serves as an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Colorado, School of Medicine.

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      Dr. Carreira says...

      I believe feedback from patients is essential to understand how myself, and my practice, are meeting the needs of patients. We strive to continually improve, and maximize patient experience for patients treated at South Denver Gastroenterology.