Celia Fernandez

Celia Fernandez, M.D.


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:

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


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

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