Dr. Jim Fernandez, MD

Dr. Jim Fernandez, MD

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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Male  ·  
48 y/o
(8)

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Dr. Jim Fernandez, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

Austin Sports Medicine

900 W 38th St Ste 300

Austin, TX 78705
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Fernandez'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.

2  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

65  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • 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
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain

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7  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fernandez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fernandez's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fernandez to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

Dr. Fernandez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Fast talking Doctor who didn't seem to hear anything I said. I felt unheard and as if this Doctor didn't see me as a partner in my healthcare. I explained my condition and he repeated back to me completely different things than what I said. He just wasnt listening. He was abrupt and not warm.
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I am an avid marathoner and runner who has hip issues. I have been a patient of Dr. Fernandez for several years. I cannot say enough positive things about his knowledge, ability to treat and explain my diagnosis, as well as his super kind and caring manner. He is an excellent doctor. The office...more
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