Celia Fernandez

Celia Fernandez, M.D.

Education

07/1985-06/1987 Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Rheumatology Fellow
07/1982-06/1985 Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center Camden, New Jersey Medical Residency
07/1981-06/1982 Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Internship in Psychiatry
10/1977-05/1981 Ponce School of Medicine Ponce, Puerto Rico Doctor of Medicine
08/1974-06/1977 Catholic University of Puerto Rico Ponce, Puerto Rico Pre-Med

Professial Experience

11/2014 - Present Cullman Internal Medicine, P.C. 1890 Alabama Highway 157, Suite 300 Cullman, AL 35058
03/2007 - 11/2014 Jupiter Medical Group, PA 875 Military Trail, Suite 200 Jupiter, FL 33458
07/2008 - 11/2014 Jupiter Medical Group, PA 19 SE Osceola Street Stuart, FL 34994
05/2004 - 02/2007 Family Arthritis Center 1025 Military Trail, Suite 209 Jupiter, FL 33458
09/2002 - 04/2003 Institute for Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery Rheumatologist Marathon, FL
07/2000 - 12/2001 Institute for Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery Rheumatologist Marathon, FL
10/1993 - 06/2000 Private Practice Rheumatologist Marathon, FL
07/1987 - 09/1993 Private Practice Internal Medicine/Rheumatologist Elizabeth, New Jersey

Professional Memberships/Organizations:

Present:
American College of Rheumatology, Member
American College of Rheumatology, Fellow
Florida Medical Association

Licenses/Certifications:

Current:
State of Alabama Medical License 33566
State of Florida Medical License ME64253
National Board of Medical Examiners
American Board of Internal Medicine
Board Certified-Internal Medicine
Subspecialty- Rheumatology
Opiod Outpatient Detoxification - October 2005

Research Experience:

"A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind, Multi-center Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Rituximab in Combination with Methotrexate in Patients With Active Rheumatoid Arthritis who have had an inadequate response to anti-TNFa therapies"

"A Phase 4, Open Label, Single-Arm Observational Study Evaluating the Effectiveness and Safety of Enbrel (etanercept) 50mg once weekly in Rheumatoid Arthritis subjects who have failed Remicade (infliximab)"

"A Multi-Center, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo Controlled, Comparison of the Efficacy and Safety of Bextra 10 mg Once Daily and Naproxen 500mg Twice Daily in Treating the signs and symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) in a severe RA population."

"A Multi-Center, Randomixed, Double-Blind, Active and Placebo-Controlled, Phase III Efficacy and Safety Study of Oxycodone HCL and Low-Dose Naltrexon HCT9 PTI-801) In patients with Moderate to Severe Chronic Pain Due to Osteoarthritis of the Hip or Knee."

Hospital Affiliations:

Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center
3360 Burns Road Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
Phone: 561-694-7188
Initial Appointment: 10/05/2004- Current
Staff Status: Active Medical Staff
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology

Jupiter Medical Center
1210 South Old Dixie Highway, Jupiter FL 33458
Phone: 561-747-2234
Initial Appointment: 09/16/2004-Current
Staff Status: Active Medical Staff
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology

Fisherman's Hospital
3301 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050
Phone: 305-289-6401 (Medical Staff Office)
Initial Appointment: 11/01/1993 to 03/14/2003
Staff Status: Resigned
Rheumatology

Mariner's Hospital
91500 Overseas Highway Tavernier, FL 33070
Phone: 305-434-1584 (Medical Staff Office)
Initial Appointment: 08/28/1996 to 04/03/1998
Staff Status: Resigned
Rheumatology