Healthcare Directory—Constantino F. Fernandez MD
Last directory upload March-27-2017
Constantino F. Fernandez MD
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Medical School / Professional School:
Universidad Autonoma De Puebla, Escuela De Medicina
American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Nicaraguan born, Dr. Fernandez earned his Medical Degree at the University of Puebla, Mexico. He completed his Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, New York and then becam a Fellow in Family Planning at Hutzel Hosptial at Wayne State University in Detriot, Michigan. In 1976 he was trained in Population Family Planning and Responsible Parenthood, University of Colorado. Dr. Ferandez was selected by the Nicaraguan goverment to participate in a John Hopkins Scholar Program for Interantional Education and Training in Reproductive Health. Dr. Fernandez then returned to Managua, Nicaragua where he was Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Chief of Education at the Materno Infantil Fernando Velez Paiz Hospital. As a Chairman, Dr. Fernandez developed a Family Planning Program. After the Revolution in Nicaragua, Dr. Fernandez returned to Rochester and became the Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Anthony Jordan Health Center (1980), St. Mary's Hospital and was Assistant Chair at Park Ridge Hospital (1996-97)Dr. Fernandez has a special interest in community and minority reproductive health. He is the Chair of the Hispanic Health Task Force and a board member of Perinatal Network of Monroe County. Dr. Fernandez participated as a scholar in the United Way of Rochester Spanish Leadership Program. He was a scholar in 1994 at Harvard Medical School Leadership for Physician Executives. He was a scholar for the Wyeth Ayerst APGO Academic Leadership Program and at the APGO Solvay Educational Scholars Development Program (1990-2000). He is the recipient of the 1988 Award for excellence in teaching in OB/GYN University of Rochester Affiliate Hospitals. He received the 2001 Council on Resident Education Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology (National Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education Assoication of Obstetrician and Gynecologists).Dr. Fernandez's practice is primary OB/GYN care with the emphasis and interest in Hispanic women's health. He is the recipient of the 1995 Florence Thiede Award for Perinatal Health Services, which honors longstanding efforts In leadership that impact didrectly upon the health of the community. Dr. Fernandez is cerified and re-certified by the Amercian Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine.
Strong Memorial Hospital (Strong Medical Group OB/GYN)
125 Lattimore Road Suite 150
Rochester New York 14620
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