Dr. Julio Hernandez, MD

Dr. Julio Hernandez, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Dr. Julio Hernandez, MD is a dermatologist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus in 1980 and specializes in dermatology.Read his story

15215 S 48th St Ste 120

Phoenix, AZ 85044

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Skin Cancer
more than 80% of peers
more than 78% of peers
Actinic Keratosis
more than 78% of peers

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Dr. Hernandez's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hernandez "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."


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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

13  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

6  Procedures

Background Check

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  • 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
Media & Publications

Dr. Hernandez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Hernandez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hernandez to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hernandez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I was very impressed with Dr Hernandez, his manner, and ease of explaining the surgery and answers to my questions.
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