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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (16)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Fernandez is Excellent. Dr. Fernandez has been reviewed by 29 patients who have provided 16 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Fernandez, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Microsurgery
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Wrist Injury

Education & Awards

Dr. Fernandez graduated from Northeastern Ohio Universities, Rootstown. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2012, 2014)


Dr. Fernandez has 14 hospital affiliations:

  • Evanston Hospital 
  • Rush Oak Park Hospital 


  • English
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. John J Fernandez MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 21 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand.
Where does Dr. John J. Fernandez practice?
Dr. John Fernandez has 2 office locations.
Dr. John Fernandez practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand near Chicago, IL.
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