Jose J. Fernandez, MD

“I am lucky to live during times of new developments in the field of interventional cardiology and as a consequence to pioneer some of them like PTCA, Atherectomy, coronary & peripheral laser and perform the 1st mitral valvuloplasty in a prosthesis in the USA, putting Tucson on the cutting edge of technology.”

Medical School

Doctor of Medicine (MD)
Facultad de Medicina
University of Madrid
Spain
1968

Internship in Internal Medicine

Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program
1970-1973

Residency in Internal Medicine

Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program
1973-1974

Fellowship in Cardiology

Mount Sinai Medical Center
1973-1974

Harvard Medical School
1974-1975

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine, 1974
Cardiovascular Disease, 1977

Medical Interest

  • Ultrasound
  • Cardiac Tomography
  • Preventative Medicine

Professional Affiliations

  • ACC
  • AHA
  • AMA
  • PCMS
  • NRDC (National Resource Defense Council)
  • Oceanic Society

Personal Interest

  • Underwater and Wildlife Photography
  • Blue Water Sailing

Patient Success Stories

  • “After many years of being Dr. Fernandez’s and Pima Heart’s patient, I would like to thank him for taking care of my heart’s health. The front office staff were very friendly and nice to the patients.”

  • “Dr. Fernandez is very clear in answering my questions and sensitive to my needs. Keep up the good work!”

  • “EXCELLENT! I sincerely wish that all of my doctors were as polite, gentleman-like, and professional like Dr. Jose Fernandez!”

  • “I have been a Dr. Fernandez patient for a long time. He is a great physician and a caring person.”

  • “All of our interactions with Dr. Fernandez have been good ones. He is an excellent physician and cares for his patients.”