Edgar Eduardo Fernandez, MD

Edgar Eduardo Fernandez MD Edgar Eduardo Fernandez MD

Dr. Edgar Eduardo Fernandez studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) after which he specialized in orthopedics and completed his residency program at Indiana University. Additionally, he also holds a degree in microbiology from the University of Texas. Dr. Fernandez has received many awards and scholarships during education including the National Dean’s list award, Summa Cum Laude Honors at the University of Texas and the William C. Levin Scholarship for Academic Excellence. He is a member of various organizations including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Medical Association and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He has been very active in community service and has participated in various activities over the years. His hobbies include soccer, weightlifting and producing music.

Areas of interest

  • General Orthopedics
    • Trauma (adult and pediatric)
      • Fractures
        • Lower/upper extremities
    • Adult Reconstruction
      • Anterior and posterior hip replacements
      • Shoulder total shoulder replacements
      • Robotic surgery for joint replacements
      • Total or Unicompartmental knee replacements
    • Sports medicine ( Adult/Pediatric)
    • Hand/elbow/shoulder surgery
      • Fractures of elbow/hand/wrist/shoulder
      • Carpal and cubital tunnel surgery
      • Thumb Carpometacarpal arthroplasty
      • Dequervain’s Tenosynovitis
      • Trigger Fingers
    • Overuse Injuries

Education

  • Indiana University Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program(2009- 2014)
  • University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB), M.D. degree(2009)
  • University of Texas at El Paso graduation, B.S degree, Microbiology major(2004)
  • High School Diploma from Maxine L. Silva Health Magnet School(2000)

Additional Courses

  • Orthotics Course, Dallas, TX
  • Linvatech Shoulder Arthroscopy Course, Indianapolis, IN
  • Stryker Minimally Invasive Trauma Course, San Diego, CA
  • Shoulder arthroscopy course, Arthrex, Phoenix, AZ
  • Zimmer Comprehensive Cadaver Course, Phoenix, AZ
  • Styker/Mako Robotics Course, New York, NY
  • Zimmer Anterior Hip Course, Phoenix, AZ
  • Zimmer Shoulder Arthroplasty Course, Las Vegas, NV

Organizations

  • Medical Professions Organization member
  • Alpha Chi National College Honor Scholarship Society member
  • Alpha Lambda Delta National Academic Honor Society member
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta National Pre-medical Honor Society member
  • American Medical Association Member
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Student Association
  • United Latin American Medical Students
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Community Services

  • CHIA (Christian Hands In Action), Volunteer mission trip to Chihuahua to help set up a free medical/dental clinic. (Summer of 2000)
  • Texas Tech University Medical School, Mexico mission trip, volunteer. Assisted with free clinics to help provide medical care to impoverished areas of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico (February 2004)
  • Rainbow Camp, Victoria, TX: volunteered as youth leader. Camp was dedicated for children with hematologic diseases. (2006)
  • Frontera De Salud Organization: Brownsville, TX; volunteered and held free community clinics for the disadvantaged population (2006)
  • St. Vincent’s Clinic, Galveston, TX: volunteered to help run a medical student community clinic for the disadvantaged population. (2008)
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