Jose Luis Fernandez, M.D.
Emergency Medicine
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Jose Luis Fernandez, M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Profile Photo of Jose Luis Fernandez, M.D.
Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Infectious Disease


Dr. Jose Fernandez is an Assistant Professor, an Attending Physician, and the Associate Director for Quality Assurance and Patient Safety in the Department of Emergency Medicine at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center. He also is the Physician compliance leader for the Emergency Department.

Following his graduation from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dr. Fernandez completed his medical education at New York University School  of Medicine, where he graduated with Honors. Dr. Fernandez completed a residency in Internal Medicine at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center and is presently board certified in both Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine. He has been practicing Emergency Medicine for over 20 years and received a service recognition award from the Emergency Department at Weill-Cornell for longevity and dedication to the specialty of Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Fernandez has a particular interest in Infectious Diseases and is also presently a co-investigator in an NIH grant studying the impact of Asthma patient education in the Emergency Department.



Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., New York University School of Medicine, 1984


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY

Locations and Appointments