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Dr. K Fernando, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 73

Dr. Fernando

Dr. K Fernando, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Fort Myers, FL and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of Colombo, Faculty Of Medicine in 1968 and specializes in rheumatology.


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Dr. Fernando accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for Florida
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. Fernando's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernando treats Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Fernando treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
  • Medial Epicondylitis (Golfer's Elbow)
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernando treats Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Fernando treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernando treats Fibromyalgia more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Fernando treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia

Dr. Fernando's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. K Fernando, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Fort Myers, FL and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of Colombo, Faculty Of Medicine in 1968 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1977
Long Island College Hospital Coney
Fellowship Hospital
1974
Coney Island Hospital
Residency Hospital
1972
Coney Island Hospital
Internship Hospital
1968
University Of Colombo, Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
1977
1974
1972
1968

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Dr. Fernando's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fernando

3.8

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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He is always concerned about my health and conditions of fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis. I receive good medication management that helps to relieve symptoms and pain. He gives thorough exams for pain measurement. I feel his is a bit too tight-lipped as to his examination into thoughts and notes...Read More
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Lee Memorial Hospital

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