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.

Accepting new patients:

I am accepting new patients.


Undergraduate Education:

University of Miami

Medical Education:

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine


University of Michigan Hospital



Henry Ford Hospital

Board Certifications:

Board Certified in Internal Medicine

Professional Memberships:

American College of Physicians

American Gastroenterology Association

Society of Hospital Medicine

Volunteer Experience:

Nicaragua Medical Missions

Restoring the Neighbor back to the Hood 


2014 Society of Hospital Medicine National Conference Las Vegas, NV

2015 American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting Honolulu, HI 



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