A native of Caguas, Puerto Rico, Dr. Hernandez received his undergraduate degree from University of Puerto Rico in Rio Piedras and attended medical school at Universidad Central del Caribe in Puerto Rico. He completed his internal medicine residency in the Veteran Administration Medical Center in San Juan, and his Cardiovascular Disease fellowship in Ponce School of Medicine Damas and Saint Luke Hospital. Dr. Hernandez also completed a proctorship in interventional cardiology at the Missouri Baptist Medical Center part of BJC Healthcare. He then went on to complete his nuclear cardiology training at Emory University in Atlanta.
Dr. Hernandez is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, and a fellow of the American College of Cardiology. His special interests include general cardiology, Invasive, and Interventional Cardiology.
Dr. Hernandez joined WellStar Medical Group, Cardiovascular Medicine in January 2011 after being part of the Atlanta Heart Center since 2002 where he was a founding physician. He is currently on staff at WellStar Kennestone hospital.