Dr. Adrian Hernandez MD Cardiologist

Dr. Adrian Hernandez is a cardiologist in Durham, North Carolina and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Duke University Hospital and Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and has been in practice for 17 years. Dr. Hernandez accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 230 doctors at Duke University Hospital and one of 42 at Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation

Duke University Hospital
Ranked #4 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Francisco
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1997–2000

Duke University Hospital
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2000–2003

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

NC State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation

Publications & Presentations

Association between prophylactic implantable cardioverter-defibrillators and survival in patients with left ventricular ejection fraction between 30% and 35%.
Al-Khatib, S. M.,Hellkamp, A. S.,Fonarow, G. C.,Mark, D. B.,Curtis, L. H.,Hernandez, A. F.,Anstrom, K. J.,Peterson, E. D.,Sanders, G. D.,Al-Khalidi, H. R.,Hammill, B. G.,Heidenreich, P. A.,Hammill, S. C.

Incidence, predictors, and impact on survival of left ventricular systolic dysfunction and recovery in advanced cancer patients.
Oliveira, G. H.,Mukerji, S.,Hernandez, A. V.,Qattan, M. Y.,Banchs, J.,Durand, J. B.,Iliescu, C.,Plana, J. C.,Tang, W. H.

Strategies Used by Hospitals to Improve Speed of Tissue-Type Plasminogen Activator Treatment in Acute Ischemic Stroke.
Xian, Y.,Smith, E. E.,Zhao, X.,Peterson, E. D.,Olson, D. M.,Hernandez, A. F.,Bhatt, D. L.,Saver, J. L.,Schwamm, L. H.,Fonarow, G. C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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