Dr. Joseph Fernandez, MD

Dr. Joseph Fernandez, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(25)
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Dr. Joseph Fernandez, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine doctor who practices in Miami, FL. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 30 years.

8940 N Kendall Dr Ste 101

Miami, FL 33176

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Rotator Cuff Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fernandez ""Treating patients with the same advanced, emerging, state of the art technology available to Professional Athletes all over the world today" Website: www.miamisportsmed.com"
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Acromioplasty
  • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection

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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.

Education

  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Jackson Mem Hosp/U Miami
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Jackson Medical Center/Univ Of Miami
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fernandez to family and friends
3.8
based on 25 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Fernandez's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Miami, FL |
Terrible experience! I felt like I was in an assembly line. The majority of my time during visits was spent with his physician's assistant. I was scheduled for a minesectemy surgery of my knee, yet during the surgery he also do a microfracture surgery without my consent, Prior to the surgery he...more
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Pompano Beach, FL |
great dr , the staff was very nice whenever i call with a billing question i always get an accurate and prompt response. i would suggest to everyone who reads this and needs an orthopedic surgeon call dr Fernandez
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in Miami, FL |
Did not even get past the scheduling to see the doctor. After being basically reprimanded because I did not know what information I needed when I called in. Even after I stopped her in her rant and asked her to please realize that while she may do this every day, I do not need surgery or make...more
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Miami, FL |
The staff is very rude!
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Miami, FL |
Dr. Fernandez is the best of the best!!!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Fernandez accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Choice POS
    Choice PPO
    Open Choice
    Open Choice POS
    Open Choice PPO
    Select
  • AvMed
    AvMed HMO
    AvMed POS
    AvMed PPO
    Open Access
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Care HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida PPO
    Blue Preferred Patient Care PPO
    Blue Select
  • Bluegrass Family Health
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Cigna
    Choice Fund
    Choice Fund PPO
    Cigna EPO
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
    Commercial EPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna EPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
    Open Access Plus PPO
    Open Access POS
  • Coventry Health Care
    Open Access HMO
  • Gallagher Basset
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
    Neighborhood Health Plan Commonwealth Choice
  • Optima Health
    Commercial PPO
  • Self Pay
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus
    Choice Plus EPO
    Choice Plus HMO
    Choice Plus PPO
    Golden Rule POS
    Golden Rule PPO
    Neighborhood Health Partnership
    Options
    Options EPO
    Options POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare EPO
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare POS
    United Healthcare PPO
  • Vista Health Plan
    Commercial HMO

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Hospitals where Dr. Fernandez has admitting privileges

Baptist Hospital of Miami
8900 N Kendall Dr
Miami, FL 33176
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