Dr. Fernando A. De La Serna MD Cardiologist

Dr. Fernando De La Serna is a cardiologist in Morganton, North Carolina and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Carolinas Medical Center and Carolinas Medical Center -Northeast. He received his medical degree from National University of Tucuman Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 31 years. Dr. De La Serna accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 55 doctors at Carolinas Medical Center and one of 15 at Carolinas Medical Center -Northeast who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology, Interventional, Peripheral Endovascular Interventional

Clinical Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Thrombolytic Therapy, Acute Coronary Syndrome (Acute Chest Syndrome, ACS), Anticoagulation, Cardiovascular Diseases, Heart Failure, Hyperlipidemia

Hospital Affiliation

Carolinas Medical Center
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Carolinas Medical Center -Northeast

Grace Hospital

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Education & Medical Training

Berkshire Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2002–2004

Duke University Hospital
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2004–2007

National University of Tucuman Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 10 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 7 years in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 6 years in Interventional Cardiology

NC State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Intra-arterial thrombolysis (reteplase) and ReoPro for subacute thrombosis of the distal aorta accomplished by radial arterial access: the radial-kissing-thrombolytic technique.
de La Serna, F. A., Tolleson, T. R., Crowley, J. J., Stack, R. S., Zidar, J. P.

Insurances Accepted

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

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