Rafle Fernandez, MD Title: Cardiologist Education: University of Miami Expertise: Cardiology, Echocardiography, Structural Heart Disease Board-certified in Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology and Advanced Level lll Echocardiography Experience Rafle Fernandez MD, MBA, FACC, is a board-certified cardiologist practicing in Miami, Florida. He holds multiple board certifications, including Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology and Advanced Level III Echocardiography. Dr. Fernandez has authored several peer-reviewed articles in the field of cardiology and maintains an active role in the education and training of medical students, residents, and fellows. Following the footsteps of a giant in health care, my mother [made me want to be a healthcare provider].-Dr. Rafle Fernandez Education Dr. Fernandez graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Miami, where he received a degree in Biochemistry with Molecular Biology, and Applied Mathematics. He received his Doctor of Medicine with Research Distinction from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine while completing his MBA on Health Care Administration at the University of Miami School of Business Administration. Dr. Fernandez completed his residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Miami Hospitals. About Health Health, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.