Dr. Richard Fernandez, MD

Dr. Richard Fernandez, MD

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Dr. Richard Fernandez, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Daly City, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Hahnemann Universtiy-Philadelphia in 1991 and specializes in pain medicine, sports medicine, and more.

901 Campus Dr Ste 310

Daly City, CA 94015

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Experience Check

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Dr. Fernandez's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Upper Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandez treats Upper Back Pain more than 54% of his peers

Dr. Fernandez treats this condition more than 54% of his peers

Herniated Disc
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandez treats Herniated Disc more than 44% of his peers

Dr. Fernandez treats this condition more than 44% of his peers

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fernandez treats Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 42% of his peers

Dr. Fernandez treats this condition more than 42% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Dr. Fernandez's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Fernandez, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Daly City, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Hahnemann Universtiy-Philadelphia in 1991 and specializes in pain medicine, sports medicine, and more.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine

Education

1995
Parkland-Utsw
Residency Hospital
1992
St Marys Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1991
Hahnemann Universtiy-Philadelphia
Medical School
1995
1992
1991

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Fernandez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fernandez

3.8

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  • 31 – 45 minutes
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Dr. Fernandez is an excellent Physiatrist and Surgeon!!
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Dr. Fernandez is a wonderful doctor. Not only is he bright, sharp and analytical, but Dr. Fernandez is a caring, thoughtful doctor who goes above and beyond to ensure he gives his patients the best care possible. Can't say enough good things about this doctor. Well worth the potential wait times because he gives each patient the time they deserve and need.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO