Dr. Hernando Cardona, MD

Dr. Hernando Cardona, MD

Pediatrics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Hernando Cardona, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Orlando, FL and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Libre University Medical School, Cali, Colombia in 1994 and specializes in pediatrics.Read his story

1515 Park Center Dr Ste 2D

Orlando, FL 32835

Contact Information

(407) 704-6912

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Dr. Cardona's Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Cardona's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cardona "Dr. Hernando A. Cardona was born in New York City and lived there until his father moved the family to Colombia. He did his medical school training there, graduating in 1994, and meeting his wife in college. Together they came to the United States in 1997, when he took his boards and finished his training at the Pediatric Residency Training Program at Beth Israel Medical Center and the Long Island College Hospital – a SUNY Downstate affiliated program. After finishing his residency, he stayed on an additional year as Chief Resident, and moved down to Central Florida in 2003, where he lives with his wife and their three children. After joining and becoming a partner at Windermere Pediatrics, he broke off from them in the summer of 2013 to open his own practice, Pediatrics of Greater Orlando. His major professional interests are in the areas of infant and child development, growth disturbances, childhood obesity, and ADHD. Outside of work, you might encounter his family hiking a trail, or geocaching."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cardona "As both the parent of three wonderful children and as a pediatrician, I strive to provide the same level of care I wish to see provided to my own children."

1  Specialties

  • Pediatrics

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

27  Conditions Treated

17  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Circumcision, Infant
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Infant Care
  • Liver Function Test
  • Neonatal Care
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Physical Examination
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaccination
  • Well Baby Care

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Libre University, Cali, Colombia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Libre University Medical School, Cali, Colombia
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Long Island College Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Beth Israel Medical Center - Petrie Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Long Island College Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cardona has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Hernando Cardona, MD
He is absolutely caring and takes his time explaining everything.
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Juliana Correal in Windermere, fl. – May 24, 2018
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This doctor is thorough kind and caring. He is also well connected with other very qualified quality physicians. His recommendations have always helped my son, and I have referred him to others. He is a very good doctor. He has been my son's PCP for 4 years now. Not once have I been disappointed.
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Teresa in Windermere, FL – Apr 14, 2017
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LOVE Dr. Cardona caring spirit. He is a very knowledge doctor and a very special person. He has been taking care of my son since he was born back in 2004. I always trust his judgment and expertise!!! Greatest
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Carmen Davis in Orlando, FL – Mar 01, 2017
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Dr. Cardona is the best pediatrician we've had. He was a saving grace to our daughter when she was very sick, and not only he had helped us in regards to our sick daughter, but was very personable, and made us at ease ! We are first time parents, and he made us feel very comfortable around him!...Read More
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Kimberly in Orlando, FL – Feb 07, 2017
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We were in Florida adopting our son who was born on Thanksgiving and needed a follow up with a pediatrician while we were there. Dr Cardona was amazing! Was very personable and informative. He took his time with our son and with talking to us. I wish his practice was in our home state! His office...Read More
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Jenni in Rising Sun, MD – Dec 05, 2016
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