Dr. Fernando Sanchez, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 55

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Dr. Fernando Sanchez, MD is a rheumatology specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in rheumatology, internal medicine, and more.


Locations

Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
    • Tue: 10:00am - 4:00pm
    • Wed: closed
    • Thu: 7:30am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: closed
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions

Tulane Doctors – Sports Medicine Plus – Lakeview

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    • Mon: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    • Tue: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    • Wed: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    • Thu: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    • Fri: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    • Sat: 8:00am - 12:00pm
    • Sun: closed
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(504) 988-8476

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Dr. Sanchez's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Arthritis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sanchez treats Arthritis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sanchez treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Knee Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sanchez treats Knee Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sanchez treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Knee Sprain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sanchez treats Knee Sprain more than 99% of his peers

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

Dr. Sanchez's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Paracentesis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Cancer
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Dr. Fernando Sanchez is a graduate of Instituto de Ciencias de la Salud CES Medical School. His internship was at General Hospital of Medellin Colombia. He completed an internship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, followed by his orthopedic...

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pain Management

Board Certifications

Education

Anderson Clin
Fellowship Hospital
University of Alabama At Birmingham
Residency Hospital
1993
Uab Med Center
Internship Hospital
1988
Institute De Ciencias Columbia
Medical School
1993
1988

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Tulane Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018, 2017)