Emil J Fernando, MD
Dr. Emil J. Fernando is pleased to provide superior breast surgical care to the greater Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania/Eastern Ohio regions. He is an expert in breast cancer and also benign (non-cancerous) breast disease, and he performs the full spectrum of breast surgery procedures and operations.
Dr. Fernando received his medical degree from the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (Maywood, IL). He went on to complete his general surgery residency training at the world-famous Cleveland Clinic (Cleveland, OH). He then finished his breast surgical oncology fellowship training at the prestigious Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Chicago, IL). He is board-certified in Surgery by the American Board of Surgery.
Dr. Fernando brings his world-class training and expertise directly to the Pittsburgh community, so his patients do not need to travel far to receive the best quality of care. Dr. Fernando makes his patients his number one priority, and he promises to give the highest level of compassion and empathy to his patients in addition to his advanced surgical skills.
Dr. Fernando works with a multi-disciplinary team of radiologists, pathologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, plastic surgeons, and numerous support staff to ensure that all of his patients are receiving comprehensive care and have access to the latest advancements in treatment.
Dr. Fernando also conducts research in breast cancer, and he is published in the field. He is an active member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Breast Surgeons, and the Society of Surgical Oncology.
Outside of work, Dr. Fernando enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He is fond of film and theatre, and is an avid music enthusiast. He also has a strong interest in history, particularly the American Civil War and the RMS Titanic.
The AHN Division of Breast Surgery offers patients access to the complete spectrum of advanced treatments for breast disease, including immunotherapy, targeted drug therapies, and image-guided radiation therapy, along with cutting-edge diagnostic techniques and surgical options to meet every patient’s needs.
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