Primary Office

Address:
Pediatric Gastroenterology Associates
3200 SW 60 Ct #204
Miami, FL 33155
Phone Number: 305-661-6110

Education

Medical School - Higher Institute of Medical Sciences
Fellowship - Yale University School of Medicine
Residency - Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics (Ped Gastroenterology) - Certified


Dr. Hernandez received his medical degree from the Higher Institute of Medical Sciences of Havana, Cuba. He completed his pediatric residency at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Nicklaus Children's Hospital, followed by a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology at Yale University School of Medicine. He is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology. Dr. Hernandez has been included in the “Best Doctors in America” database and is highly active in pediatric clinical research. He has published many medical journal articles and made numerous presentations related to his work. Prior to joining Pediatric Gastroenterology Associates, Dr. Hernandez was affiliated with the Intestinal Rehabilitation Program and Intestinal and liver transplant institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, serving as the director of pediatric hepatology. He is the current hepatologist in the group and has numerous clinical and reach experience in the field of pediatric gastroenterology.  

Publications

Huang, A.C., Perez, C., Felipez, L., Chamyan, G., Finegold, M.J., Hernandez, E. (2017). A Rare Phenotype of Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency Owing to PI*IS in a Newborn With Liver Disease. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 65(5), e112-e113. View in Pubmed

Pichardo, C., Muinos, W., Brathwaite, C., Hernandez, E. (2017). Pulmonary Hemosiderosis Associated With Celiac Disease: Lane Hamilton Syndrome. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 64(5), e133. View in Pubmed

Kulkarni, S., Perez, C., Pichardo, C., Castillo, L., Gagnon, M., Beck-Sague, C., Gereige, R., Hernandez, E. (2015). Use of Pediatric Health Information System database to study the trends in the incidence, management, etiology, and outcomes due to pediatric acute liver failure in the United States from 2008 to 2013.. Pediatric Transplantation, 19(8), 888-895. View in Pubmed

Pichardo, C., Muinos, W., Brathwaite, C., Hernandez, E. (2015). Pulmonary Hemosiderosis Associated To Celiac Disease: Lane Hamilton Syndrome. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 64(5), e133. View in Pubmed

Millán, Y., Hernández, E., Millán, B., Araque, M. (2014). [Distribution of phylogenetic groups and virulence factors in CTX-M-15 β-lactamase-producing uropathogenic Escherichia coli strains isolated from patients in the community of Mérida, Venezuela].. Revista Argentina de Microbiologia, 46(3), 175-181. View in Pubmed

Hernández, E., Araque, M., Millán, Y., Millán, B., Vielma, S. (2014). [Prevalence of beta-lactamase CTX-M-15 in phylogenetic groups of uropathogenic Escherichia coli isolated from patients in the community of Merida, Venezuela].. Investigación Clínica, 55(1), 32-43. View in Pubmed

Kulkarni, S., Gomara, R., Reeves-Garcia, J., Hernandez, E., Restrepo, R. (2014). MRI-based score helps in assessing the severity and in follow-up of pediatric patients with perianal Crohn disease. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 58(2), 252-257. View in Pubmed

Akpinar, E., Vargas, J., Kato, T., Smith, L., Hernandez, E., Selvaggi, G., Nishida, S., Island, E., Levi, D., Ruiz, P., Tzakis, A.G. (2008). Fecal calprotection level measurements in small bowel allograft monitoring: a pilot study. Transplantation, 85(9), 1281-1286. View in Pubmed

Kato, T., Selvaggi, G., Gaynor, J.J., Takahashi, H., Nishida, S., Moon, J., Levi, D., Smith, L., Hernandez, E., Ruiz, P., Tzakis, A. (2008). Inclusion of donor colon and ileocecal valve in intestinal transplantation. Transplantation, 86(2), 293-297. View in Pubmed


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