Dr. Rafael Hernandez Jr, MD

Dr. Rafael Hernandez Jr, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Rafael Hernandez Jr, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Miami, FL. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.

1385 Coral Way Ste 304

Miami, FL 33145

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medica
  • MultiPlan
  • Preferred Care Partners
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Stye
very high
more than 96% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 84% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
high
more than 87% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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

  • Autonomous Sch Med Cen Am
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • St Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center At Roosevelt Division
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Eye Found Kansas City-U Mo
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hernandez Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hernandez Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hernandez Jr to family and friends
5.0
based on 5 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Hernandez Jr'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 (2)

in Miami, FL |
Dr. Hernández Jr is an excellent doctor. He has very good bedside manners. He explains everything clearly to the last detail. He is patient and friendly. I am very satisfied with his care. I had surgery of both eyes. I am grateful to know him and his father for the last 40 years. I highly...more
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Wonderful experience, the staff is fantastic. The doctor is incredible and amazing. He takes his time to explain everything with full detail and I left very satisfied with his service. Thank you, Dr. Hernandez Jr and staff. Keep up the good work!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hernandez Jr accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
    Select HMO
  • Medica
  • MultiPlan
  • Preferred Care Partners
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Hernandez Jr has admitting privileges

Mercy Hospital
3663 S Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33133
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