Dr. Michael Hernandez, MD

Dr. Michael Hernandez, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 41
(11)
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Dr. Michael Hernandez, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in South Miami, FL. He is 41 years old and has been practicing for 9 years.

6705 SW 57th Ave Ste 510

South Miami, FL 33143

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Sleep Apnea
normal
more than 80% of peers
Sleep Disorders
normal
more than 80% of peers
Bronchitis
normal
more than 78% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hernandez "My care philosophy is "The Golden Rule:" I treat every patient the way I would like to be treated by a physician, with respect and professionalism."
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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Common Cold
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Minimally Invasive and Navigational Procedure
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis
  • Ultrasound, Endobronchial

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.

Education

  • University of Miami
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Miami School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hernandez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hernandez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hernandez to family and friends
4.6
based on 11 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Hernandez's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Miami, FL |
I am truly grateful and what a wonderful thing it is to have found a doctor who actually cares about my well-being. Dr. Hernandez is extremely knowledgeable, professional, answers all of my questions and takes time to clearly explain my treatment plan. The office staff is always courteous and...more
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I work in the hot sun all day and was recently experiencing some chest pain, shortness of breath and other symptoms. I was referred by a family friend whom is also a patient to see Dr. Hernandez. I was extremely pleased with my visit. His professionalism, knowledge and level of concern and care for...more
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Dr. Hernandez was professional and kind. He put me and my family at ease. Not only was he very knowledgable, but he took the time to explain everything regarding my condition and subsequent treatment in a way that was easy for all of us to comprehend. I feel truly blessed to have been helped by...more
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Spent time with myself and family to explain, answer and reassure all concerns with my medical condition. I only saw him in the hospital but he was a knowledgeable and comforting presence that gave me confidence in my treatment. I am switching doctors to see him in his practice when I am released.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hernandez accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Select
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
    Select HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Hernandez has admitting privileges

Baptist Hospital of Miami
8900 N Kendall Dr
Miami, FL 33176
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South Miami Hospital
6200 SW 73rd St
South Miami, FL 33143
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