AboutDr. Fernando Pena, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Antonio, TX. He has 30 years of experience. His specialties include Anesthesiology and Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Pena is affiliated with Methodist Children's Hospital of South Texas, Methodist Health Care Systems and University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview - Riverside Campus. He speaks English.
Dr. Fernando Pena has the following 2 specialties
Anesthesiologists are physicians who are trained to administer anesthetics, which are medicines used to block nerve sensation. Anesthesia can be either local to one specific part of a body, like a tooth, or regional to block feeling to a larger portion of the body, such as during an epidural for child birth. It can also be more general to block sensation to the entire body, resulting in unconsciousness.
Anesthesiologists assist in surgery by determining how much anesthesia is necessary and by monitoring the patient's level of responsiveness and vital signs throughout the procedure. The anesthesia specialist will also bring the patient out of anesthesia and then continue to monitor his or her vital signs post-operation.
Besides assisting in surgeries, anesthesiologists may also treat patients suffering from chronic pain.
- Orthopedic Surgery
An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician who specializes in diagnosis and surgical treatment of injuries and disorders involving the musculoskeletal system, such as hip replacements and arthroscopic knee surgery.
In addition to treating trauma to the musculoskeletal system, these doctors also deal with sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders.
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- Bunions (Hallux Valgus)
- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
- Sports Injuries
Dr. Pena is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Methodist Children's Hospital of South Texas
7700 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio, TX 78229
- Methodist Health Care Systems
- University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview - Riverside Campus
- Christus Santa Rosa Healthcare
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital
333 N Santa Rosa St
San Antonio, TX 78207
- Baptist Healthcare System
30 Years Experience
University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Graduated in 1986
Uc Irvine Medical Center