Dr. Rui Fernandes, MD

Dr. Rui Fernandes, MD

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Rui Fernandes, MD is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Jacksonville, FL and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 2000 and practices oral & maxillofacial surgery and otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.

653 W 8th St Fl 3

Jacksonville, FL 32209

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare

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Top Care Areas

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

Facial Reconstruction
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteosarcoma
very high
more than 98% of peers
Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Fernandes'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fernandes "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."

2  Practice Areas

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

84  Conditions Treated

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49  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • 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
  • 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
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skin Grafts
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair
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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

  • Boston U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Boston University / Goldman School Of Dental Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of Maryland Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Fernandes has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Fernandes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fernandes' Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fernandes to family and friends
12 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Fernandes' 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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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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