Dr. Rui Fernandes, MD
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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery | Male

Care Philosophy

As a head and neck surgeon, I take pride in caring for my patients and providing them with cutting edge treatment for their cancer diagnosis. My intent is to offer the most sophisticated reconstruction with the goal of restoring the best quality of life for my patients.

Biography

Dr. Rui Fernandes, MD is an oral & maxillofacial surgery doctor who practices in Jacksonville, FL. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 17 years. Dr. Fernandes is affiliated with Uf Health Jacksonville and Saint Vincent's Medical Center Southside.

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Dr. Fernandes' Performance
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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in Dawson, Ga. |
He did oral and neck dissection on my husband. He did a great job. The nurses working in his hospital unit were very good as well.
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Dr. Fernandes' Care Philosophy

As a head and neck surgeon, I take pride in caring for my patients and providing them with cutting edge treatment for their cancer diagnosis. My intent is to offer the most sophisticated reconstruction with the goal of restoring the best quality of life for my patients.

Dr. Fernandes' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Palate
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Deviated Septum
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Trauma
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gum Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Tumor
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Jaw Cyst
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Jaw Tumor
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Malignant Tumor of the Head and-or Neck
  • Maxillary Hypoplasia
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Melanoma
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Salivary Gland Tumors
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • TMJ
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vocal Cord Nodule

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham

    Graduated in 2000

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham

    Completed in 1998

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham

    Completed in 2003

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Maryland Medical Center

    Completed in 2005

  • Undergraduate School
    Boston U

    Graduated in 1994

    Boston University / Goldman School Of Dental Medicine

    Graduated in 1997

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Frenectomy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Jaw Reconstruction Surgery
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skin Grafts
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair