Meet your doctor

Meet your doctor

Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Surgery - American Board of Surgery

    • Cardiothoracic Surgery - American Board of Thoracic Surgery

  • Academic titles

    • Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

  • Medical school

    • Harvard Medical School

  • Residencies

    • New York University Langone Medical Center

    • New York University Langone Medical Center

  • Affiliations

    • Glen Cove Hospital

    • Huntington Hospital

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

    • Long Island Jewish Forest Hills

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

    • Long Island Jewish Valley Stream

    • North Shore University Hospital

    • Northern Westchester Hospital

    • Peconic Bay Medical Center

    • Phelps Memorial Hospital Center

    • Plainview Hospital

    • Southside Hospital

    • Syosset Hospital

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

301 East Main StreetBay Shore, NY 11706

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Patient ratings & comments

Patient ratings & comments

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Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

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Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

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Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment

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Information the care provider gave you about medications(if any)

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Most recent comments

Patient comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are displayed in their entirety and are anonymous for patient privacy.

03/25/2019
"9. Best always."
03/04/2019
"Treated me like a person not a number! "
01/16/2019
"Doctor Fernandez is the most caring, gentle doctor I'VE EVER MET. They put me completely @ ease & explained the operation. He is truly dedicated to his profession. He has gold in his hands. I recommend him to everyone."
09/15/2018
"Dr. Fernandez is outstanding."
08/21/2018
"My experience with Dr. Fernandez couldn't have been any better. He is an excellent doctor and an extremely caring person."
07/17/2018
"Dr. Fernandez is amazing. Kind knowledgeable. Also did a TAVR on my 98 yr. old mother who will be 100 yrs. in Sept."
05/17/2018
"Dr. Fernandez did the surgery on my mother who will be turning 100 year young a year ago."
03/10/2018
"Dr. Fernandez is an incredible physician. His warmth, caring attitude and extreme competence were very helpful to me."
10/24/2017
"Dr. Fernandez was highly recommended to me by multiple prior patients and in addition I did my own research using user comments online. I was convinced I wanted Dr. Fernandez to do my surgery. After having a sit down consult with Dr. Fernandez I knew without any reservation "he was" to be my doctor."
09/13/2017
"In my case I don't speak English but there was always an interpreter so I could understand what they were saying. "
08/28/2017
"Excellent."
06/26/2017
"Good."
04/19/2017
"Dr. understands my feelings/fears -"
04/12/2017
"Dr. Fernandez is professional, caring, informative & fantastic bedside manner. An asset to Northwell Health."
03/17/2017
"All good."
11/07/2016
"For me my stay in that hospital was marvelous was very cozy (all was good."
11/04/2016
"Would recommend this care provider anytime, Dr. Fernandez is excellent. (Very understanding doctor who cares.)"
10/18/2016
"This was a follow up appt. - post open heart surgery in Apr. 2016 - I could not be satisfied any more than to say that Dr. Fernandez & his staff rate 110% & I highly recommend him to ANYONE & EVERYONE!"
10/06/2016
"Absolutely excellent doctor!"
09/26/2016
"Surgeon, Doctor Harold Fernandez is truly a great person and his nursing team was outstanding."
08/20/2016
"Good experience."
07/28/2016
"Exceptional courtesy & kindness as well as professional expertise."
06/11/2016
"Very good, Dr. Fernandez. Is very good doctor caring, friendliness, know what he is doing will recommend him any time."
05/18/2016
"Dr. Fernandez has to be on the top of my list of care providers & I have had many."
05/02/2016
"Dr. Fernandez and his team is excellent, no complaints at all!"
04/15/2016
"I love my doctor & all his staff! A+++."
04/01/2016
"Dr. Fernandez and staff were the best, they made me feel special."
02/16/2016
"Dr. Fernandez was excellent."
01/19/2016
"Reassuring experience before undergoing open heart surgery."
01/06/2016
"Very friendliness."

In the news

In the news

In the news
Robert Kalimi, MD, and Harold Fernandez, MD, of Southside Hospital’s Heart & Lung program, were among New York State’s top-performing cardiothoracic surgeons, according to a recently released state Department of Health report on risk-adjusted outcomes for adult cardiac surgery.
Lenox Hill Hospital, Long Island Jewish Medical Center have among the state’s best outcomes for certain types of open-heart surgery, according to a newly released state Department of Health report.  
Drs. Harold Fernandez and Sunny Intwala discuss the advances in heart pumps with HealthDay.

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