Dr. Fernando Carreira, MD

Dr. Fernando Carreira, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 44
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Dr. Fernando Carreira, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Englewood, CO and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 2000 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.Read his story

499 E Hampden Ave Ste 420

Englewood, CO 80113

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Carreira performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
very high
more than 94% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Carreira's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Carreira's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Carreira "Dr. Fernando Carreira attended the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Carreira then attended 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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2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

79  Conditions Treated

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15  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University of Colorado Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Colorado
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of Colorado
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carreira has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carreira's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carreira to family and friends
11 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Carreira's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
Dr. Carreira Says:
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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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Patient Comments (1)

I have been seeing Dr. Carreira for 7 or 8 years for IBS and possible inflammatory bowel disease. He is, by far, one of the three best doctors I've ever had in my life (and I've had quite a few). He is patient and kind, listens without interrupting, is never EVER dismissive of my symptoms, and most...more
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