Dr. Sara Fernandez, MD

Dr. Sara Fernandez, MD

Family MedicineFemaleAge 48

Accepting new patients

Dr. Sara Fernandez, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in New Orleans, LA. She is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Fernandez to book an appointment.

Locations

Ochsner Center for Primary Care and Wellness

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(504) 266-0058
Ochsner Center for Primary Care and Wellness1401 Jefferson Hwy New Orleans, LA 70121
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"Dr. Fernandez is friendly and knowledgeable. She is the Primary Care Physician for our entire family. She is a good listener and is patient with all of us. We are very pleased with her care!"

- J. Harrison in New Orleans , LASee more reviews

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  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Hospital Satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

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Dr. Fernandez is friendly and knowledgeable. She is the Primary Care Physician for our entire family. She is a good listener and is patient with all of us. We are very pleased with her care!
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Dr. Fernandez's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blepharitis
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cluster Headache
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Cold Sore
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Ache
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Genital Herpes
  • Gonorrhea Infections
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pharyngitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Proteinuria
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Strep Throat
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tonsillitis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Varicose Eczema
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Fernandez accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Choice Plus POS II
American Lifecare
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Community Health Network
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
Employers Health Network
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Galaxy Health Network
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Health Payors Organization
Health Payors Organization PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Humana Veterans
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
National Healthcare Alliance
National Preferred Provider Network
PHCS
PPO Plus
PPO Plus PPO
Prime Health Services
Provider Networks of America
Special Needs Plan
Special Needs Plan SNP
Three Rivers Provider Network
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
USA Managed Care Organization
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Sara Fernandez joined the Ochsner staff in 2001. After graduating summa cum laude from the University of Richmond in Richmond, Virginia, she earned...Read more

Biography

Dr. Fernandez graduated summa cum laude from the University of Richmond in Richmond, Virginia, and earned her medical degree from LSU where she was a member...Read more

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

Earl K. Long Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Earl K. Long Medical Center
Internship Hospital
Louisiana State University School Of Medicine, New Orleans
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Vietnamese
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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Sara Fernandez, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (504) 266-0058, and for other questions, call (866) 624-7637.

Does Dr. Sara Fernandez, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Fernandez has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Sara Fernandez, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Sara Fernandez, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Fernandez's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Sara Fernandez, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Sara Fernandez, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Fernandez frequently treats Immunization Administration, Vitamin B Deficiency, and Vitamin D Deficiency. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Fernandez treats.

Where is Dr. Sara Fernandez, MD's office located?

Dr. Fernandez's office is located at 1401 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70121. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Sara Fernandez, MD speak?

Dr. Fernandez speaks Polish, Russian, and Spanish. View profile to see all.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Fernandez is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

19 Awards Received