Dr. Sara Fernandez, MD

Dr. Sara Fernandez, MD

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Internal Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
46 y/o
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Dr. Sara Fernandez, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Jefferson, LA and has been practicing for 20 years. She specializes in internal medicine.Read her story

Ochsner Center for Primary Care and Wellness

1401 Jefferson Hwy

Jefferson, LA 70121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Payors Organization

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Dr. Fernandez's Experience

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Dr. Fernandez's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Fernandez's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fernandez "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 of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. She completed her internship and residency at Earl K. Long Medical Center in Baton Rouge. She is board certified in internal medicine and has been on staff at Ochsner since the Summer of 2001."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fernandez "Dr. Sara Fernandez joined the Ochsner staff in 2001. After graduating summa cum laude from the University of Richmond in Richmond, Virginia, she earned her medical degree from LSU, where she was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Fernandez completed her internship and residency at Earl K. Long Medical Center in Baton Rouge. She is board certified in internal medicine."

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

230  Conditions Treated

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27  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Lsu School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Earl K. Long Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Earl K. Long Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fernandez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

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

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fernandez's Reviews

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7 total reviews

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Dr. Fernandez's 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
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