Maria Fernandez, MD
About Maria Fernandez
Language(s): English, Spanish, French and Portuguese
Graduate Medical Education:
- University of Nevada, Reno | Reno, Nevada
- University of Arizona | Tucson, Arizona
Undergraduate Education: Stanford University | Stanford, California
Biography: Dr. Fernandez was born in Tampico, Mexico and moved to San Diego, CA when she was 3. Her bicultural and bilingual upbringing had a major impact on both her personal and professional life. She pursued an undergraduate degree at Stanford University in Community Health and Cross-Cultural Medicine, followed by a Masters in Public Health at UC Berkeley. She applied to medical school knowing she wanted to be a family doctor who practiced at an FQHC. Her goal is to bridge public health and medicine through community medicine. She received her medical degree from UA Tucson, where she also met her husband, a Reno native. She came to Reno to complete her family medicine residency at the University of Nevada, Reno. She is very excited to be able to pursue her passion for health equity at Community Health Alliance.
Personal Interests: When she is not working, she spends all of her time with her twin daughters, hanging out with her family, hiking with her husband, dancing, running and doing yoga.
Neil Road Health Center
3915 Neil Rd.
Reno, NV 89502