Physician Detail

Antonio Benicio Fernandez, MD, FACC, FAHA

Medical Director, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Hartford Hospital

Practice

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group

Specialty

Cardiovascular Medicine < Accepting new patients for this specialty
Internal Medicine, Board Certified < Not accepting new patients for this specialty

Areas of Interest

Cholesterol Management, Critical Care Cardiology, Resuscitation, Sports Cardiology

Physician Quicklink

https://hartfordhospital.org/AntonioFernandez

Institute URL

https://hartfordhealthcare.org/heart

Phone

860.972.1695

Call for Appointment

Gender
Male

Languages
English
French
Spanish


Office Locations


  • Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute at Hartford Hospital

    Preventive Cardiology/Interventional Cardiology

    85 Jefferson Street
    Suite 704
    Hartford, CT 06106
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    Phone: 860.972.1695
    Fax: 860.545.2882


Bio

JOINING ME TO TELL US ABOUT SPORTS CARDIOLOGY IS DOCTOR ANTONIO FERNANDEZ…A SPORTS CARDIOLOGIST WITH HARTFORD HEALTHCARE.

Q. What is Sports Cardiology?

A. We are the team dedicated to working with athletes — from professional athletes to weekend warriors — who are at risk for, have been diagnosed with, or are recovering from cardiovascular disease. Together, we can help them continue safely playing their sport.

Q. Who is the right patient for this?

A. Any competitive athlete, anyone with cardiac symptoms, or any abnormal tests We work closely with BJI—we look at the whole athlete and collaborate with our Sports Medicine professionals if they see a problem. It’s a unique program.

Q. What are some of the other services offered for sports cardiology?

A. We want to see you in the office if you find you have an Abnormal sports screening, abnormal findings on an EKG, echo-cardiogram, or exercise stress test We also want to see you if there are new onset symptoms with training or during competition or decline in sports performance.

THANK YOU DR. FERNANDEZ.

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Education

Medical School

  • Universidad Central De Venezuela MD

Residency

  • University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Internal Medicine

Fellowship

  • Yale New Haven Hospital, Echocardiography
  • Yale New Haven Hospital, Nuclear Cardiology
  • Yale New Haven Hospital, Cardiovascular Research
  • Brown University School of Medicine, Clinical Cardiology

Faculty Appointments

University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Medicine, Assistant Professor

Professional Organizations

National Lipid Association
American College of Sports Medicine
American Heart Association, Fellow
American College of Cardiology, Fellow



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