Dr. Louis Fernandez, MD

Dr. Louis Fernandez, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
61 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Louis Fernandez, MD is a cardiology specialist in Doral, FL and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in cardiology, cardiovascular & metabolic diseases, and more.

Institute for Cardiovascular Disease

2301 NW 87th Ave Ste 502

Doral, FL 33172
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Fernandez performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Limb Swelling
very high
more than 97% of peers
Heart Murmur
very high
more than 93% of peers
Heart Disease
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Fernandez's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fernandez "The Institute for Cardiovascular Disease, P.A. is the first full service Cardiac Treatment and Diagnostic center located in Doral. We are well known for our advanced cutting edge technologies such as Carotid I.M.T., developed by N.A.S.A., combined with good old fashioned medical care. Our founder Dr. Louis A. Fernandez has been practicing Cardiology and Internal Medicine for over 18 years and is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease. Our emphasis is not only in Preventive Medicine, but also diagnosing and controlling your current medical problems. We offer convenient office hours and are available twenty four hours a day, seven days a week through our answering service for any emergencies. We accept most insurance plans."

10  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Adult Cardiology
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease Cardiology
  • Cardiology Echocardiography
  • Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases
  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Geriatric Cardiology
  • Non-Invasive Cardiology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Fernandez does not have any board certifications listed.

43  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Symptoms, Heart
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Miami
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Universidad Tecnolcgica De Santiago
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Jersey Shore University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Jersey Shore Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • C.W. Post College Of Long Island University
    Other Education | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Fernandez has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Fernandez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Fernandez does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Fernandez and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Kendall Regional Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Fernandez is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Fernandez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fernandez to family and friends
29 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Fernandez'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 (5)

Dr. Fernandez and his staff is very cordial and responsive to my needs. The office environment makes you feel like family!!
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It doesn't seems like Dr. Fernandez own the practice... his wife was there ordering the staff how to smile, how to talk and even telling her own husband dr. Fernandez what to do. Sorry I'm not coming back to this practice as long his wife is in there. I feel very sorry for him and the staff that...more
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Dr. Fernandez is very professional and caring doctor. He dedicated time to answered all my questions and concerned. The front staff is very attentive and friendly.
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Very clean office and friendly staff. Doctor was very helpful and answering all my questions.
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The waiting time is getting worse and worse from the beginning 30 min's lately up to 1 hour. The staffs are very cold and no patient as well. Not recommended at all.
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