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

Hospital Affiliation

Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Saint Francis Hospital

Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center

University of Tennessee Medical Center
High performing in Cardiology & Heart 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
2011


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