Dr. Jim Fernandez, MD

Dr. Jim Fernandez, MD

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48 y/o
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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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Fernandez's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandez treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Fernandez treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Intervertebral Disc Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandez treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Fernandez treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Bursitis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandez treats Bursitis more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Fernandez treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Trochanteric Bursitis

Dr. Fernandez's conditions and procedures:

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)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Hand Conditions
Heel Spur
Hip Pointer Injuries
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Low Back Pain
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Block, Somatic
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
Spinal Nerve Block
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stress Fracture of Foot
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Fernandez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fernandez

3.3

Based on 9 reviews

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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Fernandez's Performance
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Dr. Fernandez explained everything and talked through my concerns with me. The x-ray machine is down the hall and by the time you get back to the room he has the x-ray pulled up on the computer ready to discuss. I had an injection in my back, felt nothing and it has helped. Also an injection in...Read More
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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...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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