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Dr. Osbert Fernandez

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hoboken, NJ
25 years experience male

Locations

Integrated Women's Health

Hoboken, NJ

Address

5 Marine view, Hoboken, NJ
Directions

About

Bio

Dr. Fernandez, MD, FACOG, FAAFP is a graduate of St. George’s University School of Medicine. He completed his Ob/Gyn residency at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center in Manhattan, NY where he served as Chief Resident in 2003. He is dual board certified in Family Practice and Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Fernandez is an Attending Physician with Integrated Women’s Health, he currently serves as Associate Director of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Hoboken University Medical Center and he is an Assistant Clinical Professor at New York Medical College in the Department of Family Medicine. Dr. Fernandez has special interest in high risk obstetrics and minimally invasive gynecological surgery. He has won various teaching awards, and in 2003 he was awarded a Humanitarian Award for his dedication to women’s health. Dr Fernandez is fluent in Spanish.

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 24-year-old female asked:
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Pregnancy: I would consider doing a serum beta HCG it is a blood test that is used to detect very early pregnancies. That being said the urine test purchased at... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
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Breast Pain: Some common causes of breast pain include but are not limited to pregnancy, hormonal changes during ones menstrual cycle, caffeine, trauma, fibrocysti... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
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Post menopausal: It is the cessation of menses or periods for one year.
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Progesterone: Cyclogest is a progesterone. Progesterone is a hormone that is produced by the ovaries during the menstrual cycle. Progesterone can be used to treat v... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
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Breast lump: To evaluate a breast lump there needs to be two components you need to see a physician for a physical exam and often times your doctor will order a te... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
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Bleeding: Anytime there is vaginal bleeding and pregnancy you should consult your doctor. That being said if the spotting happened after a bowel movement and yo... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
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Mycoplasma : Mycoplasma genitalium is a bacteria that is associated with cervicitis and urethritis (inflammation of the cervix and urethra).
A 18-year-old female asked:
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Breast asymmetry: Breast asymmetry is not uncommon (one breast being larger than the other) there is not much you can do to make them grow. I would see your physician f... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
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Pregnancy: You probably are not 6 weeks pregnant. Most women experience fetal movement in the first pregnancy at 16-18 weeks.
A 28-year-old male asked:
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Raloxifene: The medication is a selective estrogen receptor modulator (serm). The medication is used in menopausal patients to address the issue of osteoporosis ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
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Pregnancy: Anytime you have unprotected sex there is the possibility of being pregnant. I would suggest doing a home pregnancy test.
A 22-year-old female asked:
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Provera (medroxyprogesterone): You are probably going to have a withdrawal bleed once you stop.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
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Myomectomy: If you have a month to prepare try and optimize your health. I would discontinue any bad habits such as alcohol tobacco. I would start a good multivit... Read More
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Breast rash: It could be several conditions for a proper evaluation you will need an exam by your physician. Some possibilities including, but not limited to could... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
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Sonogram: There really are not any side effects to ultrasound. The only "side effect" would be the discomfort of the exam.
A 27-year-old female asked:
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HCG test: Levels can first be detected by a blood test about 11 days after conception and about 12 – 14 days after conception by a urine test. In general the HC... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
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Menstrual cycle: It sounds like you have a 28 day cycle. If you do not get pregnant i would expect you to get another period by the end of june.
A 22-year-old female asked:
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Conception: If you have normal 28 day cycle the optimal time to get pregnant would be on the 14th day of your cycle. The 14th day is the around the time you ovul... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
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Pregnancy: I am assuming by "dry sex" that clothes were not removed. If there was no penetration and the clothes were not removed it would be extremely unlikely.
A 28-year-old male asked:
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Bartholin Gland: They are small pea sized glands located at 5 and 7 o'clock. They help with vaginal lubrication during intercourse. They have the propensity to get inf... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
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Pregnancy: Anytime you have unprotected intercourse you are at risk for pregnancy.
A 28-year-old male asked:
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Endometrium: The endometrium is the area that lines the uterus. During the menstrual cycle this is the tissue that is sloughed off if fertilization does not occur.
A 26-year-old female asked:
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IC IBS: I am assuming you want the hysterectomy done due to pelvic pain. If that is the case i would not do it. A hysterectomy will do nothing to resolve the ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
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Cesarean section: Cesarean section is an operative procedure that is used to delivery the baby through an abdominal incision rather than delivering the baby through the... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
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Nausea: You can try small frequent meals, avoid any triggers, try vitamin b6, zofran, and remember at the end of the day there is no silver bullet most sympto... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
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Sonogram: The lining of your uterus changes throughout your cycle. If you were premenstrual meaning right before your period i would expect it to be thicker. If... Read More
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Ovum: The ova / ovum is the egg that is released from the ovary. It would mean a healthy egg.
A 33-year-old female asked:
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Miscariage: There are two ways to manage a miscarriage surgical management with a d and c and medical management with medication. The decision on which is the bet... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
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Tubal ligation: If you have missed a period you should check a pregnancy test. The concern being an ectopic pregnancy.
A 26-year-old female asked:
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Weight gain: I tell all my patients it took you 9 months to gain the weight give yourself 9 months to lose it. Diet and exercise are the cornerstone to long term ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
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Uterine rupture: Uterine rupture is a complication of (tolac) trial of labor after a cesarean section. It refers to the opening of the uterine scar during the labor pr... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
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Cyst: Ovarian cyst are usually not associated with excessive gas. I would try some dietary modifications.
A 28-year-old male asked:
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Mittleschmerz: It usually mid cycle pain that is related to ovulation.
A 28-year-old female asked:
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Pregnancy: If you are 38 weeks pregnant stomach pain could be many things. It could be you are going in labor, you have a urinary tract infection, you have "hear... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
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Vaginal dilators: If you feel you are too "tight", you may consider using vaginal dilators. They may be purchased online.
A 20-year-old female asked:
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Pregnancy: I would consider getting a serum HCG a blood test to see if you are pregnant. An alternative would be to wait a few days and then repeat the urine pre... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
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Urinary frequency: Urinary frequency (peeing alot)can be related to many things. The most common causes are urinary tract infections which can be treated with antibiotic... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
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Pregnancy pain: Anytime you feel pelvic pressure and pain at 32 weeks you should probably be seen by your doctor, the concern being preterm labor. That being said it ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
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Depo: Depo is well known for causing irregular bleeding in the beginning. If you are on it for a longer period of time there is usually no bleeding or you d... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
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PCOS: You don't need to go to the hospital for a pcos evaluation you can see an ob/gyn or your family doctor for the evaluation.
A 48-year-old female asked:
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Travel: There is no contraindication to travel. As you mentioned plenty of breaks, hydration and stretching are essential. The concern is prolonged sitting an... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
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Asparagus tablets: There is some scientific evidence that asparagus can increase urine output. Asparagus is a good source of fiber, folic acid, vitamin c, vitamin b6. ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
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Amenorrhea: I would see your ob/ gyn for an evaluation. A physical exam would be helpful, some blood work such as a thyroid study and pregnancy test could be use... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Osbert Fernandez
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Provera (medroxyprogesterone): You are probably going to bleed when you discontinue taking the medication.
A 21-year-old male asked:
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Vaginal bumps: Bumps between your vagina and anus could be many things ranging from hemorrhoids to viruses such as hpv you should have a physical exam performed by y... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
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Pregnancy: Pregnancy symptoms in the the second trimester include but are not limited to fatigue weight gain nausea vomiting constipation frequent urinati... Read More

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Dec 31, 2012
very knowledgable doctor
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Fernandez is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Fernandez is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for replying back 1 more question I'm only 5weeks if I am when should I take it because I took I already while spotting & it said no
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But a week after in June I was spotting I think but no period ... I took Three hpts but they all came back negative ..
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Thank you have an ultra sound fri to rule out ectopic

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada
Graduated 1997MD

Residency

St Vincent Hospital NY,NY

Residency

St. Mary Hospital, Hoboken, NJ

Awards

Humanitarian
Teaching awards
Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Second Place, New Jersey - Winter
2013

Affiliations

Hoboken University Medical Center
Christ Hospital
Bayonne Medical Center
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