Dr. Sara Fernandez, MD

Dr. Sara Fernandez, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
Female  |  
45 y/o
7 reviews

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Dr. Sara Fernandez, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Jefferson, LA. She is 45 years old and has been practicing for 19 years. Dr. Fernandez is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner and Ochsner Medical Center....See Less

Ochsner Center for Primary Care and Wellness

1401 Jefferson Hwy

Jefferson, LA 70121
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Accepted insurance

  • 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

Learn about Dr. Fernandez

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 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.
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Dr. Fernandez's Experience

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


  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

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

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • 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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Ochsner Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Fernandez is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Fernandez's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fernandez to family and friends
based on 7 total surveys
Dr. Fernandez's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (13)
in Luling, La |
Dr Fernandez is the best!
in Independence, La |
I have always been very satisfied with Dr. Fernandez's care of me, my daughter and my mother. She is kind, patient, understanding and very thorough.
in Luling, La |
I love Dr. Fernandez. She's an amazing doctor and very knowledgeable. Always willing to do what she can to help her patients! My whole family and I see her, and we all enjoy having her as our Doctor
in New Orleans, La |
Always good experience. Very professional and friendly.
in New Orleans, La |
Dr Fernandez is probably one of the best physicians, period. I blessed to be in her care! Thank you!
in Bourg, La |
Our experience with this hospital & this doctor have always been good ones - In fact she has recommended an eye dr so we will see! Thanks.
in Marion Junction, Al |
Always an excellent experience with *Dr. Fernandez.
in River Ridge, La |
I feel that Dr. Sara takes the time to listen to what you have to say, and that makes it easier for the patient to talk to her about any medical problems.
in River Ridge, La |
Dr. Sara Fernandez, and her staff, did make this visit as pleasant a visit to the doctor could be.
in Kenner, La |
I'm a new patient and I really like *Dr. Fernandez. She was very patient and I was 100% comfortable with her.
in River Ridge, La |
I communicate with this provider via MyChart and always have prompt replies, as well as lab results. I check in at the kiosk so do not interact with clerks or receptionists.
in Metairie, La |
Always, always, outstanding care at Ochsner!
in Jefferson, La |
I could not be more pleased with my care under Dr. Fernandez. She is extremely responsive to my needs as a patient. I would highly recommend her to any patient.
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Dr. Fernandez accepts 27 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
  • Cigna
  • 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 Veterans
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • National Healthcare Alliance
  • National Preferred Provider Network
  • PHCS
  • PPO Plus
    PPO Plus PPO
  • Prime Health Services
  • Provider Networks of America
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • USA Managed Care Organization

Hospitals where Dr. Fernandez has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center
1516 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
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Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner
180 W Esplanade Ave
Kenner, LA 70065
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