Alfredo Fernandez, MD

Alfredo Fernandez, MD

Bariatric Surgery

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Biography

A pioneer in laparoscopy since the early 1990s, Dr. Fernandez is an advanced general and bariatric surgeon. Born in Camaguey, Cuba, Dr. Fernandez received his undergraduate degree from the University of Miami, received his medical doctorate degree in the Dominican Republic and did his general surgery specialty at Alton Ochsner Medical Clinic in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Dr. Fernandez has been in private practice for over 32 years serving as medical director for bariatric surgery at 3 Tampa hospitals, and still owns and operates his surgical clinic. He is also a proctor for 2 nationally recognized surgical instrument companies.

Dr. Fernandez has instructed weight-loss surgeons across the country. He has successfully performed over 4,000 laparoscopic weight-loss procedures and is the only bariatric surgeon in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties that has achieved all 6 possible Bariatric Surgery Centers of Excellence designations on his own volume. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, and a member of Obesity Action Coalition, Florida Society of General Surgeons, American Society of Abdominal Surgery, and Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgery.

His excellent bedside manner and distinguished reputation in the community have made Dr. Fernandez the first choice for bariatric patients. He and his staff are fluent in English and Spanish and participate in most of the insurance networks. Dr. Fernandez performs the following procedures:

  • Band placements and revisions
  • Hemorrhoidectomies
  • Laparoscopic colon surgery
  • Laparoscopic gastric bypasses
  • Laparoscopic/open hernia repairs
  • Laparoscopic removal of gallbladder
  • Sleeve gastrectomies
  • Spleen removal/liver biopsies
  • Surgical removal of cysts and masses in multiple areas of the body
  • Thyroid surgery
  • Areas Served
    Tampa, FL
    Languages Spoken
    English, Spanish
    Education

    Universidad Nacional Pedro

    Residencies

    Surgery at General - Alton Ochsner Medical Institute

    Board Certification

    Surgery: The American Board of Surgery

    Ages Accepted
    Adults
    Geriatrics

    Insurances accepted by Alfredo Fernandez, MD

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    The list below is for reference purposes only and is subject to change. Please check with your health plan to confirm that this doctor is included before scheduling an appointment.

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    • AdventHealth Advantage Plan
    • Oscar Health
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    Question: What locations does Alfredo Fernandez, MD practice at?
    Answer: Alfredo Fernandez, MD practices at Tampa at 6101 Webb Road, Suite 101, Tampa, FL, 33615. Learn more about Alfredo Fernandez, MD at AdventHealth.
    Question: What is Alfredo Fernandez, MD's specialty?
    Answer: Alfredo Fernandez, MD specializes in Bariatric Surgery and General Surgery. Learn more about Alfredo Fernandez, MD at AdventHealth.
    Question: What insurance does Alfredo Fernandez, MD accept?
    Answer: Alfredo Fernandez, MD accepts AdventHealth Advantage Plan and Oscar Health. This list is for reference purposes only and is subject to change. Please check with your health plan to confirm that this doctor is included before scheduling an appointment. Learn more about Alfredo Fernandez, MD at AdventHealth.
    Question: What conditions does Alfredo Fernandez, MD treat?
    Answer: Alfredo Fernandez, MD treats the following conditions: Appendectomy, Appendix, Behavioral Therapy, Gall Bladder, Gallbladder Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laser Therapy for Varicose Veins, Liver Surgery, Lung Surgery, Spleen Surgery, Splenectomy, Stomach Surgery (Gastrectomy) and Surgical Specialists. Learn more about Alfredo Fernandez, MD at AdventHealth.
    Question: What health services does Alfredo Fernandez, MD provide?
    Answer: Alfredo Fernandez, MD provides Bariatric and Weight Care services. Learn more about Alfredo Fernandez, MD at AdventHealth.