Dr. Dorothy Fernandez is an incredibly genuine, exceptionally thorough, dependable physician whose priority is the patient’s well-being. She is passionate about the skin health and skin care of her patients. She is a superb patient advocate and will go above and beyond in their care.
With a keen interest in the field, Dr. Fernandez has authored and published work in the top dermatology journals and has presented her work at both local and national meetings. Her interest in medicine began during her premedical undergraduate education at Johns Hopkins University. Before proceeding to medical school, she obtained a Masters of Health Science in biochemistry and molecular biology at the renowned Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health. She returned to her home state to earn her medical degree at the Medical College of Georgia. After graduation from medical school, Dr. Fernandez completed her internship in internal medicine at Stony Brook University Hospital on Long Island, NY. She completed her dermatology residency at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, regarded as a top teaching hospital with a diverse pathology and patient base.
As a dermatologist who trained at a busy public hospital and dermatology clinic, Dr. Dorothy Fernandez is very well adept in diagnosis, evaluation, treatment and management of both common and rare skin conditions in all populations and skin types.