Dr. Vania Fernandez, MD

Dr. Vania Fernandez, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 44
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Dr. Vania Fernandez, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Hollywood, FL and has been practicing for 9 years. She graduated from University of Miami / School of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in pain medicine and anesthesiology.

3702 Washington St Ste 101

Hollywood, FL 33021

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Herniated Disc
high
more than 88% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
high
more than 85% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
high
more than 77% of peers

Dr. Fernandez'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. Fernandez "As an interventional pain management physician, Dr.Fernandez treats pain originating from every area of the body. Her goal is to relieve, reduce or manage pain and improve a patient's overall quality of life through minimally invasive techniques specifically designed to diagnose and treat painful conditions."

2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
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27  Procedures

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

  • University of Miami
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • University of Miami / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • University Of Miami-Jackson Meml Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University Of Miami-Jackson Meml Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University Of Miami-Jackson Meml Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fernandez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fernandez's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fernandez to family and friends
25 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

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

Patient Comments (10)

Dr. Fernandez was excellent! I came in to see her in terrible back pain. She methodically attended to me and was extremely thorough in her explanation of the procedure for my condition. She took such great care of me. Eventually, she injected me and I lost all pain. It was a miracle! She...more
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No stars from me. It has taken me over one year to express my complete dissatisfaction with this Dr. She performed a horrific epidural spinal injection on me and almost paralyzed me. I don't recommend her and I want to save anyone from going through the horrible experience. I was treated like it...more
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Finally a doctor who actually listens and understands what I need. Took the time to listen to where I am experiencing my pain. She is a very compassionate doctor. I traveled to her! Thank you Dr. Fernandez for helping me!!
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I cannot express how good she made me feel. She is very professional and caring. She made me feel like I was the most special person in the room.
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What makes me define Dr. Fernandez as a special Doctor, is the level of knowledge and confidence in the treatment she proposes. You know, when you need a Doctor that has the time to hear you explain how much it hurts, where it hurts, and then shows the empathy that we, pain patients need and...more
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