Dr. Fernando A Herrera MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Fernando Herrera is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Memphis, Tennessee and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis and Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Autonomous University of San Luis Potosi Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 44 years. He is one of 11 doctors at Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis and one of 5 at Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery
Education & Medical Training
St Joseph Hospital (Memphis TN)
Residency, General Surgery, 1973–1975
St Luke's Medical Center (Milwaukee WI)
Residency, General Surgery, 1975–1977
University of Tennessee
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1977–1979
Autonomous University of San Luis Potosi Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1970
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
MS State Medical License
Active through 2014
TN State Medical License
Active through 2015
MO State Medical License
Active through 2013
Awards, Honors & Recognition
Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification,
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Patient Advice & Support
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6401 Poplar Ave Ste 505
Memphis, TN 38119
Phone: (901) 761-1181
Fax: (901) 761-0589