Louis A. Fernandez, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.P. has been practicing Cardiology and Internal Medicine for the past 20 years with offices in Hialeah and Kendall. In 2008 he founded The Institute for Cardiovascular Disease at Doral, after leaving S. F. C. A., a group that he co-founded in 1992. He is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine. He has vast experience in Critical Care Medicine and Emergency Room care. He also has expertise in Primary Care Medicine.
Dr. Fernandez completed his Medical Degree from the Universidad Technologica de Santiago School of Medicine in Santo Domingo. He obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from the University of Miami and a Master of Science Degree in Embryology and Biochemistry from C.W. Post College of Long Island University.
Dr. Fernandez completed his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune, New Jersey. His Cardiology Fellowship and training was completed at Mount Sinai Medical Center here on Miami Beach.
For 14 years, Dr. Fernandez served on the Board of Directors for Kendall Regional Medical Center. He recently finished serving as Chief of Staff and Chief of Cardiology at Kendall Regional. He has also served on numerous committees including the Medical Executive Committee and the Credentials Committee. He is a Volunteer Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Adjunct Clinical Faculty at the Barry University Physician Assistant Program.
The doctor has been elected as a prestigious Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and as a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He has published and presented papers with the American College of Physicians.
Liliana grew up in Orlando, Florida and graduated from Lyman High School. She has a B.M.O. as an X-ray Technician and Medical Assistant from High Tech Institute in Orlando. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, Summa Cum Laude and Master of Science degree in Psychology with Distinction, Major in Mental Health Counseling from Carlos Albizu University in Miami. She has been on our staff for the past 15 years. Liliana has endeared herself to all of our patients with her compassion and willingness to help them with any problem they may have.
Jose M. Gordillo holds degrees in Accounting and Sociology from his native Colombia. He graduated with Honors as a Certified Nuclear Technologist from the University Of Miami School of Medicine/JMH School Of Nuclear Technology.
He remained at JMH until he left to start the very first private Nuclear Cardiology Office in South Florida. Subsequently, he became a co-founder of a nuclear consulting firm that was instrumental in the establishment and management of several nuclear medicine laboratories throughout Dade and Broward counties.
His experience and expertise in general Nuclear Medicine and especially in Nuclear Cardiology are important assets to The Institute for Cardiovascular Disease and our patients.
Orlando Rodriguez is a Certified Cardiac Sonographer at the Institute for Cardiovascular Disease. He attended Miami Dade Community College and graduated from the Cardiovascular Technology Program at the National School of Technology. He completed his Internship requirements at Mercy Hospital in the Cardiovascular and Echo Labs and is a Registered Cardiac Sonographer. He has been working with our patients for the last 10 years.