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About Timothy M. Fernandes, MD, MPH

Timothy Fernandes, MD, MPH, is a board-certified pulmonologist who focuses on pulmonary vascular disease. He has a special interest in caring for patients who have venous thromboembolism, pulmonary arterial hypertension, and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.

Dr. Fernandes is active in clinical research investigating the progression of acute pulmonary embolism to chronic thromboembolic disease (CTEPH), and patient outcomes following pulmonary endarterectomy (PTE) surgery. He has been awarded the CHEST Foundation Clinical Research Grant in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, and the Thrombosis and Hemostasis Summit of North America Travel Award.

Dr. Fernandes completed his fellowship training at UC San Diego School of Medicine and his residency at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, where he served as chief medical resident from 2009-2010. He earned his medical degree at University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Fernandes is board certified in critical care medicine, pulmonary disease and internal medicine and is a fellow of the College of Chest Physicians.

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For more information, see Pulmonary Vascular Medicine.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH

Residency

  • Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH

Fellowship

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Gender

  • Male

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine

Conditions and Treatments

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)
  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Thromboembolic Disease
  • Critical Care
  • Pulmonary Clinical Trials
  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH)
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy (PTE)
  • Pulmonary Vascular Disease
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted