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Rodrigo J. Fernandez, MD

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Hailed from the University of San Marcos School of Medicine in Lima, Peru, Dr. Fernandez graduated Magna Cum Laude (top 10%).  He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, followed by three years of Hypertension and Nephrology studies at the University of California, San Diego.

Dr. Fernandez started his private practice in 1990 and served as Chief of Medicine at Paradise Valley Hospital and Scripps Mercy Hospital, as well as President of the Southern California Dialysis Network.

He’s lived in Coronado with his family since 1995 and enjoys biking, tennis and sailing. Dr. Fernandez is currently accepting new patients.

Areas of focus

Languages Spoken

  • › English
  • › Italian
  • › Spanish

Board certifications

  • › American Board of Internal Medicine
  • › American Board of Nephrology

Education

  • › Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos De Lima, MD - 1982
  • › Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals, Residency
  • › University of California, San Diego School of Medicine

Memberships & associations

  • › Fellow American College of Physicians
  • › Fellow American Society of Nephrology

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