Dr. Marc Fernandez, MD

General Surgery •  Male • Age 56

  

Dr. Marc Fernandez, MD is a general surgery specialist in Inverness, FL and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in general surgery.


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I found all staff very efficient. Dr. Hernandez was informative, efficient, personable. I would most certainly recommend him to any of my friends.
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I would highly recommend Dr. Fernandez. He's very kind and very caring and he takes his time to listen to you and is very thorough. Also, the staff are all very kind too.
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Dr. Fernandez, aside from being an excellent surgeon, is very thorough in his treatment and diagnosis. He is decisive and acts immediately to make sure the problem is addressed immediately. There is no delay. Treatment is set up and set in motion at once. He does not procrastinate. I recommend him highly. He cares. Bob D.
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Dr. Fernandez and his staff were professional and personable. Dr. Fernandez explained my options clearly, then performed the agreed -upon procedure effectively, and followed-up after the procedure.
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Excellent first visit. Receptionist was friendly and professional. I was called back at the time of my appointment for the usual blood pressure, temperature, etc. Dr. Fernandez came in within a few minutes. We talked about my medical history since this was my first visit. He was professional, friendly and caring. I would recommend him to my friends.
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l was very pleased with all the staff at Inverness Surgical. l was treated very kindly and it made my day. l would certainly recommend Dr. Fernandez and his staff to anyone and everyone. l am so glad l went to him and very pleased with the outcome of my surgery. Thank you very much Dr. Fernandez for taking very good care of me!
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Dr. Fernandez is warm and friendly with a quick sense of humor. He is also a very knowledgeable doctor of medicine who tells you like it is, in a very informative way. I left his office feeling like I had made the right choice.
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I wanted to say I am truly grateful for Dr Fernandez. Please save my life when no other doctor thought anything was wrong. He is the only surgeon I will trust ever again
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I am very pleased with the professionalism of Dr Fernandez. He is very helpful in explaining medical outcomes and answers all questions given to him.
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Very Personable, listens to you when you speak and explains everything in detail.
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Background Check

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. Fernandez's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Paracentesis
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Dr. Fernandez performs Paracentesis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Fernandez performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Inguinal Hernia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandez treats Inguinal Hernia more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Fernandez treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandez performs Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Fernandez performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Fernandez's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix Disorders
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Anomalies
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Empyema
  • Endoscopy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Ingrown Nail
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopy
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lipomas Sebacious Cyst Removal
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pacemaker Monitoring
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paracentesis
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Lesion
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Small Intestine Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

About Me

I practice with an emphasis on comprehensive patient management, with continuity from pre-operative to full resolution and recovery.  I engage patients and loved ones in all decision-making.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Bradshaw-Eagle Research
Fellowship Hospital
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Residency Hospital
Bowman Gray School
Internship Hospital
1989
University of South Florida / College of Medicine
Medical School
1985
Emory University
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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63% Patient experience rating, 6% lower than the national average