Dr. Julio Hernandez, MD

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Dr. Julio Hernandez, MD
Dr. Hernandez was born and raised in Puerto Rico. He studied medicine at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, followed by one year of internship in Internal Medicine in Pittsburgh, PA. He completed a three year Dermatology residency at the University of Puerto Rico in 1984 and became board certified by the American Board of Dermatology that same year. He taught Dermatological surgery as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Puerto Rico until 1987. He moved to New Orleans, LA where he obtained additional training in Dermatological Surgery, which included fellowship training in Dermatological Cosmetic Surgery, Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Dermatological Laser Surgery. He practiced in New Orleans for nine years and has taught Dermatologic and Reconstructive Surgery after skin cancer removal to residents and fellows. Dr. Hernandez has been practicing Dermatology for over 30 years, performed over 10,000 Mohs cases, and has been a faculty member in multiple national and international Dermatology meetings. He has been an author of several chapters in medical textbooks. In addition to Mohs surgery, he has expertise in the areas of facial reconstruction after skin cancer removal, using cosmetic surgery techniques. In 1984 Dr. Hernandez was privileged to meet Dr. Frederic Mohs and spent two days at his Mohs Clinic in Madison, Wisconsin. Besides being a family man and physician, Dr. Hernandez is an avid photographer, runs 5K's and half-marathons, and is a private pilot.

15215 S 48th St Ste 120

Phoenix, AZ 85044

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Dr. Julio Hernandez, MD

Dr. Julio Hernandez, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Hernandez's Experience

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  • Specializes in Dermatology
  • Board certified in Dermatology
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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Basosquamous Carcinoma
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Sebaceous Carcinoma of the Eyelid
  • Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma
  • Skin Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
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Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal

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Education

  • University of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Montefiore Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Univ of PR/UPR Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Burks-Farber Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Farber Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Hernandez's Reviews

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Dr. Hernandez's Performance
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  • Average wait time
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Dr. Hernandez accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
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  • American Republic
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  • Commercial Insurance Company
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