Dr. Richard Fernandez, MD

Dr. Richard Fernandez, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Richard Fernandez, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Daly City, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med in 1991 and specializes in pain medicine, sports medicine, and more.

901 Campus Dr Ste 310

Daly City, CA 94015

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
normal
more than 63% of peers
Herniated Disc
normal
more than 38% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
normal
more than 27% of peers

Dr. Fernandez'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.

3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

14  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • St Marys Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Parkland-Utsw
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fernandez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fernandez's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fernandez to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Fernandez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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...more
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