Dr. Fernando Amado Guerra MD Pediatrician

Dr. Fernando Guerra is a pediatrician in San Antonio, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System and Metropolitan Methodist Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and has been in practice for 43 years. He is one of 25 doctors at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System and one of 28 at Metropolitan Methodist Hospital who specialize in Pediatrics. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatrician: General Pediatrics

Clinical Interests: Public Health; Health Policy;Maternal and Child health; Child Abuse and Neglect

Hospital Affiliation

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System

Metropolitan Methodist Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals
Residency, Pediatrics, 1967 - 1969

University Health Center Downtown
Residency, Pediatrics, 1969 - 1970

San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1964 - 1965

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Class of 1964

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

TX State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, Institute of Medicine

Publications & Presentations

Small peptide (P-15) bone substitute efficacy in a rabbit cancellous bone model.
Lindley, E.M., Guerra, F.A., Krauser, J.T., Matos, S.M., Burger, E.L., Patel, V.V.

Safety and immunogenicity of a pentavalent vaccine compared with separate administration of licensed equivalent vaccines in US infants and toddlers and persistence of antibodies before a preschool booster dose: a randomized, clinical trial.
Guerra, F. A.,Blatter, M. M.,Greenberg, D. P.,Pichichero, M.,Noriega, F. R.

A process for sentinel case review to assess causal relationships between smallpox vaccination and adverse outcomes, 2003-2004.
Chapman, L.E., Iskander, J.K., Chen, R.T., Neff, J., Birkhead, G.S., Poland, G., Gray, G.C., Siegel, J., Sepkowitz, K., Robertson, R.M., Yancy, C., Guerra, F.A., Gardner, P., Modlin, J.F., Maurer, T., Berger, T., Flanders, W.D., Shope, R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink 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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