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Dr. Pedro Hernandez

Geriatrics
Boca Raton, FL
40 years experience male

Locations

Office

Boca Raton, FL

Address

23123 St Rd 7 Suite 103, Medical Center Associates- South Florida, Boca Raton, FL
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Humana Insurance Company

About

Bio

Pedro Jorge Hernandez Rios M.D. FABIM, FACEP, FABG, FACGS, FABOHP, RVT, NFPMC Graduated as GP from Universidad de Costa Rica (1981), Costa Rica Board Certified in Internal Medicine (FABIM) since 1994 St. Barnabas Hospital/ affiliated to Cornell Medical Center , Bronx, NY Board Certified in Geriatrics (FABG, FACGS) Board Certified as Hospital Physician (FABOHP) Board Certified by American College of Ethical Physicians Certified by ARDMS as Registered in Vascular Technologist since 1985 Medical Consultant in Natural Family Planning by Pope Paul VI Institute, Omaha, NE affiliated to Creighton University Certified by Homeland Security to do the Immigration Medical Exam for aliens changing status Certified in Plastic Medical Procedures : Botox, Dermafillers and Mesotherapy.

Specialties
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Geriatrics

Ethics

Hospital Medicine

Internal Medicine

Natural Family Planning

Non Invasive Vascular Technology

Doctor Q&A

1.2K Answers
534 Agrees
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Yes & No: There is nothing over the counter or "natural" proven to help memory. You may train your memory making an effort to memorize things and make associations between things. All games like sudoku, crosswords, scramble, or learning new languages and traveling ( exposure to new difficult or complex goals may help. Get tested by neurologist to rule out early dementia. Review your medicines.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Gassy burping : Most gas-burping are benign and self-limiting, rarely requiring medical attention. However, various organic and psychogenic causes can lead to persistent, intractable burping that can last for years. We have posted treatments for gassy stomachs before here. Eat slowly, chew food. Avoid soda and gas producing foods ( dairies, vetetables, fatty food or anything with fiber).
A member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Not as good: Cialis is good for pts with both e.D. And BPH but it is not better.Datamonitor expects tadalafil will be prescribed as an add-on therapy to existing BPH treatments, particularly Alpha reductase inhibitors which are known to cause erectile dysfunction in patients. Although the relatively high price of Cialis could inhibit uptake, particularly in european markets where pricing is tightly controlled, .

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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hernandez is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hernandez is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Hernandez is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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well i will definitly go and get an xray i guess i am a little aprehensive as i would be scared of being told i have something life threatening! however i still need it checked. since giving up smokin...Read More
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The smears are cellular and show moderately blood-stained background with abundant watery colloid and some thick colloid. There are several large sheets and papillarary groupings of follicular epithel...Read More
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Dr. Hernandez, I did mean Polycystic Kidney Disease. I'm so thankful for your answer. My Dr. told me to follow a diet with a weird name that started with a "T" (I think)...but I can't find the info he...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Costa Rica Faculty of Medicine, Costa Rica
Graduated 1981MD

Awards

1975 Honor student University of Costa Rica
Certifications in Geriatrics
Certification as Hospital Physician

Affiliations

renovación Carismática Católica Arquidiócesism de Miami
Medical Center Associates
Memorial West Hospital
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