Dr. Patricio Fernandez-Martorell, M.D., Pediatrician
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Dr. Patricio Fernandez-Martorell, M.D.

Pediatrician

5/5(6)
3020 CHILDRENS WAY SAN DIEGO CA, 92123
Rating

5/5

About

Dr. Patricio Fernandez-Martorell is a a neonatologist at Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego and a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at UC  San Diego School of Medicine. He is also a pediatric cardiologist at Rady Children's Cardiology Clinic in Murrieta , California.

Dr. Fernandez is board certified in pediatrics, neonatal-perinatal medicine and pediatric cardiology.

He has 25 years of experience and has practiced neonatology and pediatric cardiology in the United States, Canada and Mexico. His primary clinical interests are minimally invasive administration of surfactant, high frequency oscillatory ventilation, critical congenital heart disease and persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn

Education and Training

Universidad La Salle MD 1983

Board Certification

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (Pediatrics)

Pediatric Cardiology (Pediatrics)

PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Provider Details

Male English, Spanish, Italian

Areas of expertise and specialization

Neonatal and perinatal diseases & CHD

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Clinical Professor of Pediatrics UCSD 2016 - Present

Awards

  • Dean’s recognition award 2009 University of North Dakota 

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics  

Fellowships

  • University of Kentucky College of Medicine  

Charities and Philanthropic Endeavors

  • Doctors without borders

Fellowships

  • Neonatology, Pediatric Cardiology, ECMO,

Professional Society Memberships

  • AAP, ACC

Favorite Place to Vacation

  • Spain

Hobbies / Sports

  • Swimming, hiking, Soccer , music, reading

Areas of research

Less invasive Surfactant Administration

Dr. Patricio Fernandez-Martorell, M.D.'s Practice location

Rady Children’s Hospital

3020 CHILDRENS WAY -
SAN DIEGO, CA 92123
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New patients: 858-966-5818

Rady Children’s NICU, RSMC

25500 Medical Center Dr -
Murrieta, CA 92562
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New patients: 951-696-6000

Rady Children’s Cardiology Clinic

25170 Hancock Av -
Murrieta, California 92562
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Patient Experience with Dr. Fernandez-Martorell


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Dr. Patricio Fernandez-Martorell, M.D. has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 6 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Pediatrician in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Neonatologist & Pediatric Cardiologist Dr. Patricio Fernandez-Martorell, who serves patients throughout the State of California.

A highly trained physician, Dr. Fernandez-Martorell is affiliated with Rady Children’s Specialists of San Diego, providing neonatal-perinatal medicine services at Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego, and pediatric cardiology services at Rady Children’s Cardiology Clinic.

With over 25 years of experience in medicine, his primary clinical interests are congenital heart disease, persistent pulmonary hypertension in newborns, high-frequency oscillatory ventilation and minimal invasive administration of surfactant.

Back in the early days of his academic career, Dr. Fernandez-Martorell graduated with his medical degree from the Universidad la Salle in Mexico. He completed his residency at the University of Texas A&M Driscoll Children’s Hospital, and his fellowship at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.

Subsequent to his education, the doctor attained board certification in neonatal-perinatal medicine and pediatrics through the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP). The mission of the ABP is to advance child health by certifying pediatricians who meet standards of excellence and are committed to continuous learning and improvement.

Moreover, he is board-certified in pediatric cardiology by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Neonatology is a subspecialty of pediatrics that consists of the medical care of newborn infants, especially ill or premature newborns. It is a hospital-based specialty and is usually practiced in neonatal intensive care units. Neonatologists generally diagnose and treat newborns with conditions such as breathing disorders, infections, and birth defects, as well as coordinating care and medically managing newborns born prematurely, critically ill, or in need of surgery.

Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that involves the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents, while cardiology is a branch of medicine that deals with the disorders of the heart as well as some parts of the circulatory system. Pediatric cardiologists specialize in diagnosing and treating heart problems in children. In those children who might need heart surgery, pediatric cardiologists work closely with pediatric heart surgeons to determine the best treatments and interventions.

Among his most notable achievements, Dr. Fernandez-Martorell has been the recipient of the Patients’ Choice Award (2018, 2017), and On-Time Doctor Award (2018).

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