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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (13)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Rafael Fernandez is Good. Dr. Fernandez has been reviewed by 28 patients who have provided 13 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 3.9
Accurate Diagnosis 3.6
Bedside Manner 3.5
Spends Time with Me 3.6
Follows Up After Visit 3.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Rafael Fernandez, FAAOS, FACS, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Leg Fracture (Tibial Fractures)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Fernandez graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago. He has 1 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2015)


Dr. Fernandez has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Mercy Hospital 
  • Kendall Regional Medical Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Rafael J Fernandez FAAOS, FACS, and MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 21 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Rafael J. Fernandez practice?
Dr. Rafael Fernandez has 1 office location.
Dr. Rafael Fernandez practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Coral Gables, FL.
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