Aparna Hernandez, M.D. graduated with honors from medical school at the University of Bombay, India. She then served as a research associate for a year in Transplantation Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. She did her internship and residency in internal medicine at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center (an affiliate of the Johns Hopkins school of medicine) in Baltimore, Maryland. She had the honor of serving as chief resident in her final year of residency. Dr. Hernandez then did a fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at the University of Pittsburgh for one year.
Dr. Hernandez is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She has served as Chair of the Department of Medicine at Orlando Regional Dr. Phillips Hospital and director of the hospital’s Critical Care Committee. She also served as the young physicians’ representative at the Orange County Medical Society. Dr. Hernandez is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association, the Florida Medical Association and the Orange County Medical Society.
Since establishing her practice at Southwest Internal Medicine Specialists in 1998, Dr. Hernandez has strived for intellectual excellence while practicing confident, compassionate and empathetic patient care. Dr. Hernandez enjoys being a resident of Southwest Orlando and hopes to continue to be of service to her patients for many more years to come.