Areas of Interest
- Colon Cancer Prevention and Screening
- Esophageal Disorders
- Functional abdominal pain syndromes
- General Gastroenterology
- Liver Conditions & Diseases
Dr. Christopher Fernandez was born and raised in Miami, Florida. He is a graduate of University of Miami and received his medical degree from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Fernandez moved to Michigan for his residency at University of Michigan Hospital and completed his fellowship in gastroenterology at the Henry Ford Hospital. He has extensive training in inflammatory bowel disease management with an emphasis on colon cancer surveillance in at risk demographics.
Dr. Fernandez is an avid outdoor enthusiast and excited to be back not only to be with family but to enjoy the warm, small town feel of SWFL. In addition, he feels his Cuban background and Spanish speaking skills will enable him to make a greater impact to a more diverse community.
Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 2019
University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL
Doctor of Medicine, 2012
University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
Bachelor of Science, Biology, 2008
Avid skier, traveler, and boater.
Florida Medical Society, 2022
American Gastroenterological Association, 2022
Great mix of the cerebral, thoughtful aspects of Internal medicine with the more technical, surgical aspects of endoscopy.