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Dr. Alfredo Hernandez, MD

Gastroenterology*
4.4 (34)
Map Pin Small Miami, FL
Accepting new patients
36 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Alfredo Hernandez, MD

Dr. Alfredo Hernandez, MD is a Gastroenterologist in Miami, FL. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 36 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and is affiliated with HCA Florida Mercy Hospital. Dr. Hernandez, completed a residency at St. Mary Medical Center, Harbor UCLA Medical Center Affiliation, Long Beach, California. Patients rated Dr. Hernandez an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Hernandez works at Gastro Health in Miami, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia, Gastroptosis and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Hernandez's Office Locations

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    Gastro Health
    3661 S Miami Ave Ste 907, Miami, FL 33133 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Phone Icon (772) 207-0040
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    Gastro Health - Kendall
    15955 SW 96th St Ste 307, Miami, FL 33196 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Phone Icon (561) 567-8031
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    Gastro Health- Florida International University
    800 SW 108th Ave Ste 100, Miami, FL 33174 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. To ensure patients have a reasonable number of physician choices, the program includes physicians who may not have privileges at our hospital but have an office location in our hospital’s primary service area. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
    Phone Icon (305) 250-2947
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    Gastro Health-Miami
    7500 SW 87th Ave Ste 200, Miami, FL 33173 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. To ensure patients have a reasonable number of physician choices, the program includes physicians who may not have privileges at our hospital but have an office location in our hospital’s primary service area. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
    Phone Icon (561) 823-1080
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    Gastro Health-Miami
    885 Fiu South Campus Ste 131, Miami, FL 33199 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. To ensure patients have a reasonable number of physician choices, the program includes physicians who may not have privileges at our hospital but have an office location in our hospital’s primary service area. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
    Phone Icon (772) 251-1733

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Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
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Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Gastroptosis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Colorectal Polyp
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Reflux Esophagitis
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Abdominal Pain
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Ascites
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Barrett's Esophagus
Chronic Gastritis
Cirrhosis
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Dehydration
Diarrhea
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Duodenitis
Dysphagia
Enteritis
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Gallstones
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Heartburn
Hemorrhoids
Indigestion
Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Ulcer
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Nausea
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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Manometry
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Abdominal Disorders
Acute Gastritis
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
All Types of Food Poisoning
Autoimmune Diseases
Barretts Esophagus with Dysplasia
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Obstruction
Biliary Atresia
Biliary Cirrhosis
Blood Disorders
Bowel Strangulation
Cancer
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Celiac Disease
Cholangitis
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colorectal Cancer
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Duodenal Ulcer
Dysentery
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Eosinophilic Gastritis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Food Allergy
Gastroenteritis
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Giardiasis
Hemochromatosis
Hepatitis
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Hiatal Hernia with Obstruction
Ileus
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Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Prolapse
Ischemic Colitis
Jaundice
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Jejunum Cancer
Lactose Intolerance
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Liver Diseases and Disorders
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Malnutrition
Mesenteric Panniculitis
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Pancreatic Pseudocyst
Pancreatitis
Peptic Ulcer
Potassium Deficiency
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Ulcer
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Ulcer
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Ulcerative Colitis
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin_Deficiency
Vomiting Disorders
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Drainage
Capsule Endoscopy
Fecal Impaction Removal
Gastroenterology Procedures
Impedance Testing
Liver Biopsy
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Ambetter
    • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • AvMed
    • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Health
    • Humana
    • Molina Healthcare
    • MultiPlan
    • Preferred Care Partners
    • UnitedHealthCare

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.4
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    Based on 34 ratings
    Patient Ratings (34)
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    (29)
    4 Star
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    1 Star
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    About Dr. Alfredo Hernandez, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 36 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1295856193
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Hematology, Oncology and Therapeutics Research, City of Hope Duarte, CA
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • St. Mary Medical Center, Harbor UCLA Medical Center Affiliation, Long Beach, California
    Residency
    Internship
    • Intern, General Surgery, University of California San Francisco San Francisco, California
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • HCA Florida Mercy Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Alfredo Hernandez, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Hernandez is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Hernandez has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Hernandez has seen patients for Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia, Gastroptosis and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Hernandez on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    34 patients have reviewed Dr. Hernandez. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Hernandez.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Hernandez, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Hernandez appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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