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Dr. Ernesto Hernandez

Dr. Ernesto Hernandez
WellStar Medical Group
Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease
Languages Spoken: English
Degree: Doctor of Medicine
School: Universidad Central del Caribe
Residency: VA Medical Center San Juan
Fellowship: Ponce School of Medicine
Certification: American Board Internal Medicine [Cardiovascular]
ACO Provider: Yes
Hospital Affiliations:
WellStar Kennestone Hospital


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.



Medical Practice

WellStar Medical Group
Cardiovascular Medicine

687 Marietta Highway
Canton, GA 30114-2608
Phone: (770) 704-1955
Fax: (770) 345-4789
WellStar Medical Group
Cardiovascular Medicine

55 Whitcher Street
Suite 350
Marietta, GA 30060
Phone: (770) 424-6893
Fax: (770) 528-9938

Insurance Accepted:
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