Dr. Rafael Hernandez Jr, MD

Dr. Rafael Hernandez Jr, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Rafael Hernandez Jr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Miami, FL and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Autonomous Sch Med Cen Am in 1987 and specializes in ophthalmology.

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

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

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

Dr. Hernandez Jr'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

41  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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10  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

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hernandez Jr to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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 (3)

Dr. Hernandez, Jr. Removed a cataract from my right eye and replaced the lens. It was fantastic. He is a skilled and accomplished surgeon and doctor. The operation was flawless and the recovery was minimal. The difference in my vision is literally night and day. I can’t adequately express my...more
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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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