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Fabiana Fernandez, MD

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About Fabiana Fernandez

Dr. Fabiana Fernandez, MD, was born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil. From a young age, her love for science and mathematics was evident, but during high school, she realized her true calling lay in a career that involved helping and interacting with people. With its unique blend of scientific knowledge and the art of understanding and assisting individuals, medicine became the ideal path for her to impact people’s lives directly.

 As an internal medicine specialist, the most inspiring part of Dr. Fernandez’s role is her deep connection with her patients and their trust in her to care for their most precious possession—their health.

Beyond her clinical expertise, Dr. Fernandez possesses exceptional skills in empathy and curiosity. She strives to understand each patient’s unique perspectives and backgrounds, recognizing how these factors influence their health journey. Her curiosity serves as a driving force, propelling her commitment to continuous learning and the search for better approaches to treating her patients. The combination of empathy and curiosity enables her to deliver personalized and effective healthcare, addressing not only the medical needs of her patients but also their unique concerns and aspirations.

 Dr. Fernandez’s philosophy of care revolves around the belief that prevention and early diagnosis are crucial in providing the best healthcare. Through her experiences in hospitals and clinics in Brazil and the United States, she witnessed patients’ vulnerability deep into a disease, where treatment options are often limited. This ignited her passion for empowering patients and helping them understand their active role in their health journey.

Dr. Fernandez works collaboratively with her patients to maintain excellent health, bolster resilience, and prevent illnesses. By emphasizing preventive measures and fostering a proactive approach to healthcare, she aims to equip individuals with the tools and knowledge to enhance their quality of life and face future health challenges with resilience.

Patients of Dr. Fernandez will find comfort in her extensive background and experience in endocrinology, physiology, and pathophysiology. Having completed an Endocrinology fellowship in Brazil and worked in various clinics and hospitals before moving to the United States, Dr. Fernandez is particularly fascinated by the treatment of lipid disorders, diabetes, and obesity. She also has valuable experience managing related conditions such as Osteoporosis, Hypo, and Hyperthyroidism.

Specialty Areas

Dr. Fernandez’s services and specialties encompass the following:

  • Primary care for adults and life-long health promotion
  • Prevention and treatment of chronic medical conditions and diseases (hypertension, diabetes, obesity, arthritis, chronic kidney disease, heart disease)
  • Weight loss medication treatment and counseling
  • Annual exams
  • Acute medical conditions
  • Preventive medicine (vaccinations, lipids, cancer screening)
  • Cardiovascular risk assessments

With her dedication, expertise, and genuine care for her patients, Dr. Fabiana Fernandez is committed to providing compassionate and proactive healthcare, guiding individuals toward optimal health and a brighter future.

Education and Certifications

  • Fellowship — Hospital Clinicas in São Paulo
    Endocrinology Fellowship
  • Residency — Hospital Clinicas in São Paulo
    Internal Medicine Residency
  • Medical School — University of São Paulo
    Doctor of Medicine