Dr. Joseph Fernandez, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon: Sports Medicine
23 years of experience
Video profile
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (11)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph Fernandez, Orthopaedic Surgeon: Sports Medicine is Excellent. Dr. Fernandez has been reviewed by 41 patients who have provided 11 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.4
Bedside Manner 4.5
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joseph Fernandez, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • ACL Reconstruction or Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction (Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Graft)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Rotator Cuff Problem (Shoulder Impingement Syndrome)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Tennis Elbow

Education & Awards

Dr. Fernandez graduated from Tulane University, New Orleans. He has 12 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2009, 2012 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Miami, FL
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: Florida™ (2009)
America's Top Orthopedists Consumer Research Council of Americ *
America's Top Physicians Consumer Research Council of America *
Consumer Research Council of America America's Top Physicians *
Consumers' Guide to Top Doctors Consumers' Checkbook Magazine *
Florida's Top Doctors Florida Monthly *
Miami's Best Doctors Miami Magazine *
The Best Orthopedic Surgeons in America Castle Connolly *


Dr. Fernandez has 1 hospital affiliations:

  • Baptist Hospital Of Miami Inc 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Joseph Ignacio Fernandez MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 23 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Joseph I. Fernandez practice?
Dr. Joseph Fernandez has 4 office locations.
Dr. Joseph Fernandez practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Miami, FL.
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