Dr Vania E. Fernandez, M.D.

Interventional Pain & Regenerative Specialist, Anesthesiologist Dade County


2017-2018 Florida Medical Association Leadership Academy
Graduate, South Florida Representative

10/2016-05/2017 Physician Leadership Academy of South Florida
Broward County Medical Association Representative
Inaugural Class, current Co-Chair and Executive Board Member

08/2008-08/2009 U of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL
Chief Fellow In lnterventional Pain Management
• Research Award Recipient

06/2005-07/2008 Jackson Memorial Hospital
Resident in Anesthesiology

06/2004-06/2005 Jackson Memorial Hospital
Intern in Anesthesiology

08/2000-05/2004 University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL
Doctor of Medicine with Research Distinction

08/1991-05/1995 University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL Major: Microbiology and Immunology
Minors: Biology, Chemistry, Art
Bachelor of Science with General Honors, Cum Laude Departmental Honors in Microbiology and Immunology

08/1987-06/1991 Dade Christian High School, Miami, FL
Graduation with Highest Honors, Salutatorian

Professional Memberships:

Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology, Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Board Certified in Pain Medicine

Dade County Medical Association
Broward County Medical Association: Past President and Board of Trustees
Palm Beach County Medical Society: Chair, South FL Physician Leadership Academy
Florida Society of Interventional Pain Physicians: Board Member, Legislative Liason
American Society of Anesthesiology, Florida Society of Anesthesiology
Florida Medical Association: Delegate to the American Medical Association
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management

Academic Appointments:

Florida International University Wertheim College of Medicine Voluntary Faculty: Phi Delta Epsilon Premedical Honor Society Physician Mentor

Capstone Lecturer for Graduating Medical Students
Nova Southeastern University Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine: Pain and Addiction Lecturer for NSU MS-2 Curriculum

Community Service

Project Opioid Broward, Steering Committee American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Out of the Darkness Miami Walk Planning Committee

Work Experience:

06/2024-present – Comprehensive MD
01/2012-present – Vania E. Fernandez, MD, LLC, Miami, FL
Anesthesiology Consultant (Adult/Pediatric)

12/2012-06/2024 – Broward Spine Institute, Hollywood, FL
Interventional Pain Management Physician
12/2012-06/2024 – Orthopedic and Spine Injuries, Hollywood, FL
Interventional Pain Management Physician

2012-present – Florida International University, Miami, FL Wertheim College of Medicine
Voluntary Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology

2010-09/2012 – Miami Veterans Administration Hospital, Miami, FL
lnterventional Pain Management Physician
• Assistant Director, Pain Management Fellowship Program

2008-09/2102 – U of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Management
• Clinical Director, University of Miami Hospital Chronic Pain Service
• Clinical Anesthesiologist, UM Hospital Operating Rooms
• Site Coordinator, UM Medical Student Rotation in Anesthesiology
• Jackson Memorial Hospital, Sylvester Cancer Center, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami Veteran’s Administration Medical Center

Surgical Privileges:

The Gables Surgical Center Anesthesiology

Research, Experience and Publications:
Extensive Laboratory and Clinical Research with numerous Scientific Publications and Book Chapters in print.
Professional Speaker, Lecturer and Panelist. Extended CV and References are available upon request.

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