Dr. John Fernandes, MD
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Dr. John Fernandes, MD


Pediatric Cardiology | Male

JOHN FERNANDES, M.D. 101 Old Short Hills Rd Ste 405 West Orange NJ 07052 Get Directions


Dr. John Fernandes, MD is a pediatric cardiology doctor who practices in West Orange, NJ. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

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in Newark, NJ |
My mother was scheduled to have an exam & as she signed papers she saw an in-depth contract stating her info would be sent to a collection agency if delinquent so she contacted her provider to make sure it was covered, which wasn't b/c the MD who sent her there failed to inform the insurance of the exam & the secretary was SO RUDE. Her words, "the Doctor said just leave, until you get your insurance together"... "you can go," SO RUDE. SO SO RUDE. They will NEVER EVER SEE MY MOTHER AGAIN.
Dr. Fernandes is an excellent Cardiologist. He has been monitoring my son since I was 38 weeks pregnant. As any parent can imagine, hearing your son has an issue with his heart is a terrifying experience, however Dr. Fernandes' continued compassion and professionalism has been a tremendous help in dealing with the emotional stress that comes with such diagnosis. I highly recommend Dr. Fernandes. His staff is wonderful as well! Ms. Jackie always makes us feel welcomed and at ease upon arrival.
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The best Doctor in NJ , and I hear also NY, for Fetal Cardiology.
Dr. Fernandes has been my 13yr old son's cardiologist since he was a newborn. A year ago he detected a potentially life threatening new heart condition my son developed completely unrelated to why we were seeing him. He treated him immediately and I believe saved his life. I couldn't put into words how highly I recommend Dr. Fernandes.
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    Dr. Fernandes' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
      • Top Doctors NY Metro Area/NY magazine/NJ magazine, 2000-2010
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    • Pediatric Cardiology

    Conditions Treated

    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
    • Arrhythmias
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Coarctation of the Aorta
    • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Systemic Vasculitis
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease


    • Medical School
      St John's Medical College

      Graduated in 1982

    • Residency Hospital
      Hahnemann University Medical Center

      Completed in 1988

      New York University Medical Center

      Completed in 1991

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • French

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    • Pediatric Cardiology

    Procedures Performed

    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Echocardiography
    • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
    • Fetal Echocardiography
    • Radiofrequency Ablation