Dr. Laura Fernandes, MD

Dr. Laura Fernandes, MD

Interventional Cardiology | Female | 56 years old

Woodlands Heart & Vascular Institute P.A.
920 Medical Plaza Dr Ste 520
Shenandoah, TX 77380 Get Directions
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Dr. Fernandes specializes in Interventional Cardiology and practices in Shenandoah, TX. She practices at 3 locations.

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in conroe, tx |
Hi my name is sue, if you are looking for a cardiologist I have found one her name is Laura Fernandes and her PA Elena, they are the most caring and compassionate doctors. They have seen me through a very hard time. I highly recommend them.
in Spring, TX |
Dr Fernandes has a great passion for medicine and her clients. I have recently begun treatment with her and look forward to dealing with my health issues and getting my life back to a healthier balance. She knows what she is doing and has a passion that is contagious.
in Spring, TX |
Dr. Fernandes cared for my wife and now she is taking care of me. Couldn't be happier. She is a patient's dream doctor. Confident, knowledgeable, professional and friendly. She has a comfortable office, great staff and a big heart !
in spring,tx |
Great Doctor
in Conroe Tx |
Fernandes actually listens to you. She takes her time and makes sure you understand everything and all your questions are answered. Her goal is to get her patients off as much medication as possible and to get them healthy. She doesn't just prescribe pills and leave the room. I cannot say enough good things about her. I highly recommend her, and cannot say enough good things about this Doctor.
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De. Fernandes actually listens to you. She takes her time and makes sure you understand everything and all your questions are answered. Her goal is to get her patients off as much medication as possible and to get them healthy. She doesn't just prescribe pills and leave the room. I cannot say enough good things about her. I highly recommend her, and cannot say enough.
in Trinity, TX |
Dr. Fernandes is a wonderful doctor and I highly recommend her. She actually listens to her patients. She takes her time with you and makes sure you understand what is going on and what you need to do. Her philosophy is to get you well and off as many medications as possible - she doesn't just prescribe medicine and leave the room. She genuinely cares about her patients and wants to see them healthy and well. Cannot say enough good things about her!
spring, texas |
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in Spring |
Poor customer service for new patient! Check your billing statements and make sure you are not billed incorrectly!
in The Woodlands |
I did a Yelp and Google search on this doctor, before I called for a new patient visit. It was the most stressful phone experience with their front desk staff. Part of their job is answering questions. Rude and no customer service. When I met the doctor a few days later, she was extremely late. My appointment was at 12pm. I didn't see her until 1:30pm. Strangely, how she didn't know i had a scheduled appointment. Also, incompetent staff has no idea about insurance! Would never go back!
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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 Interventional Cardiology
  •  Board certified in Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine and Interventional Cardiology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Insufficiency

Education

  • Medical School
    Baylor College Of Medicine, The Methodist Hospital
    Federal University Of Pernambuco-Pe

    Graduated in 1985

    Thomas Jefferson University
    University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
  • Internship Hospital
    Thomas Jefferson University
  • Residency Hospital
    Thomas Jefferson University

    Completed in 1997

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Baylor University

    Completed in 2001

    Hospital Do Servidor Publico De Sao Paulo

    Completed in 1988

    Rheumatology Divison At University Of Pannsylvania

    Completed in 1994

  • Undergraduate School
    Federal University Of Pernambuco / Center Of Health Science

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Vascular Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Angioplasty
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Impella Device
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography