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Dr. Nelson Hernandez, MD

Psychiatry*
4.0 (25)
Map Pin Small Tamarac, FL
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Nelson Hernandez, MD

Dr. Nelson Hernandez, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Tamarac, FL. They graduated from Southwestern Medical School and is affiliated with HCA Florida Northwest Hospital, HCA Florida Westside Hospital and HCA Florida Woodmont Hospital. Dr. Hernandez, completed a residency at University of Missouri. Patients rated Dr. Hernandez an average 4.0 star rating.

Dr. Hernandez works at HCA Florida Behavioral Health Specialists - Tamarac in Tamarac, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder and Tobacco Use Disorder along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and UnitedHealthCare 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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    HCA Florida Behavioral Health Specialists - Tamarac
    7421 N University Dr Ste 310, Tamarac, FL 33321 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    08:30 - 17:00

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Anxiety
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Bipolar Disorder
Tobacco Use Disorder
Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Major Depressive Disorder
Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Panic Disorder
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Schizoaffective Disorder
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Autism
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Borderline Personality Disorder
Cocaine Addiction
Conduct and Other Emotional Adolescent Disorders
Delusional Disorder
Dementia
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Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
Homicidal Ideation
Marijuana Addiction
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Nondependent Opioid Abuse
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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Opioid Dependence
Personality Disorders
Phobia
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Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
Psychiatric Evaluation
Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
Anorexia
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Antisocial Personality Disorder
Asperger's Syndrome
Binge Eating Disorder
Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
Bulimia
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Chronic Depression (Dysthymia)
Combination Drug Dependence
Conduct Disorder
Confusion
Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
Dependent Personality Disorder
Depersonalization Disorder
Depressive Disorders
Developmental and Learning Disorders
Dissociative Disorder
Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
Eating Disorders
Exhibitionism
Hallucinogen Dependence
Impulse Control Disorders
Manic Disorder
Mood Disorders
Mood Disorders (Dysthymia and Cyclothymia)
Narcissistic Personality Disorder
Nightmare Disorder
Nondependent Hallucinogen Abuse
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
Paranoid Personality Disorder
Paraphilias
Postpartum Depression
Schizophreniform Disorder
Sleep Disorders
Somatoform Disorders
Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
Traumatic Brain Injury
Behavior Therapy
Couples Therapy
Family Psychotherapy
Medication Management
Relapse Prevention
Stress Management
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    • Aetna
    • AvMed
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Careplus
    • Florida Blue
    • Midwest Health Plan
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    • UnitedHealthCare

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.0
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    About Dr. Nelson Hernandez, MD

    Specialties*
    • Psychiatry

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    Specialties*
    Languages Spoken
    • English, Portuguese and Spanish
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1326082249
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Stanford University|University of Missouri
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of Missouri
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of Missouri
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Southwestern Medical School
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Psychiatry
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • HCA Florida Northwest Hospital
    • HCA Florida Westside Hospital
    • HCA Florida Woodmont Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Nelson 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 works at HCA Florida Behavioral Health Specialists - Tamarac in Tamarac, FL. View the full address on Dr. Hernandez’s profile.

    Dr. Hernandez has seen patients for Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder and Tobacco Use Disorder, 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.

    25 patients have reviewed Dr. Hernandez. The overall rating for this provider is 4.0. 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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