About Dr. Fernandes
Laura Fernandes, MD, FACC, is a practicing interventional cardiologist at Woodlands Heart and Vascular Institute, located in The Woodlands, Texas.
Dr. Fernandes has shared her expertise in the medical community for over 30 years and specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and venous reflux disease.
Dr. Fernandes graduated from Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil, as one of the top ten students in her class. After completion of her research assignment in rheumatology at the University of Pennsylvania, she fulfilled a three-year residency in internal medicine at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She relocated to the Houston area in 1997 to attend a cardiology fellowship at the Baylor College of Medicine that she completed in June 2000. Immediately after that fellowship, she continued her training in interventional cardiology at The Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center. This fellowship was completed in June 2001.
Dr. Fernandes is a kind and compassionate doctor who treats each patient with patience and understanding. She counsels her patients on living a healthy lifestyle and coaches them on how to make good choices for their wellbeing. “No two patients are the same,” said Dr. Fernandes, “I treat each patient as an individual. I take the time to get to know my patients and their lifestyle, which assists me in making a more accurate diagnosis and treatment strategy.” She is focused on serving the cardiac needs of adult patients of all ages, advancing great cardiovascular health, and meeting the individual objectives of every patient.
The team at Dr. Fernandes’s office is committed to creating a positive experience from the principal office visit, to the analysis and technique and development. In addition to English, Dr. Fernandes and her team can accommodate patients who speak Spanish and Portuguese.
Dr. Fernandes is very active in hospital and physician affairs in The Woodlands and Conroe area. She currently has hospital appointments at Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital, Houston Methodist Hospital Medical Center, Memorial Hermann Woodlands Hospital, Conroe Regional Medical Center, and CHI St. Luke’s Health – The Woodlands Hospital.
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