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Laura Fernandes, MD is a practicing interventional cardiologist in The Woodlands, TX. Dr. Laura has shared her expertise in the medical community for over 30 years and specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology and venous reflux disease. Dr. Fernandes, graduated from Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil as one of the top ten students in her class. After completion of her research assignment in Rheumatology at University of Pennsylvania, she fulfilled a three-year residency in Internal Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. She relocated to the Houston area in 1997 to attend a cardiology fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine that was complete in June 2000. Immediately after that fellowship, she continued her training in interventional cardiology at The Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center. This fellowship was finished in June 2001. HONORS & AWARDS: 2013 The Leading Physicians of the World. Doctors of Excellence. 2012 Patients' Choice Award. Five year honoree for Texas Favorite Physicians. 2011 Patients' Choice Award. Most compassionate Doctor. 2009 America's Top Cardiologist, by Consumers' Research Council of America 2006 America's Top Cardiologist , by Consumers' Research Council of America 2000 Platelet-Monocyte Complex Formation: Effect of PSGL-1 blockade alone with Mac-1 and Abciximab. The study was honor with the EVEREST award (Excellence in Vascular Events Research Education Science and Technology). Award received at the AHA 2000 in New Orleans, LA. 1989 Top score on Rheumatology Board Examination by Brazilian Rheumatology Society, Sao Paulo, Brazil. 1988 Top score on Rheumatology Fellowship Examination at Hospital de Servidor Publico, Sao Paulo, Brazil. 1986 Top score on Internal Medicine Residency Examination at Hospital de Servidor Publico, Sao Paulo, Brazil. 1985 Graduated as M.D. as one of the top ten students.
Dr. Laura Fernandes is a kind and compassionate doctor who treats each patient with patience and understanding. She counsels her patients on living a healthy lifestyle and coaches them on how to make good choices for their wellbeing. "No two patients are the same" said Dr. Fernandes. "I treat each patient as an individual. I take the time to get to know my patients and their lifestyle which assists me in making a more accurate diagnosis and treatment strategy." She is focused on serving the cardiac needs of adult patients of all ages, advancing great cardiovascular health and meeting the individual objectives of every patient.
The team at Dr. Laura's office is committed to creating a positive affair from the principal office visit, to the analysis, to technique and development. In addition to English, Dr. Fernandes' practice supports these languages: Spanish and Portuguese.