Damian Fernandez, MD

Gastroenterology

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Locations

Tenet Health Central Coast Primary and Specialty Care - Templeton
1220 Las Tablas Rd.
Suite 1418
Templeton, CA 93465
Phone: (805) 434-4315
Fax: (805) 434-6197

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.6 out of 5
123 Ratings
73 Comments

About the Provider

Dr. Fernandez earned his Bachelor’s degree at the University of California Davis and obtained his doctorate in Medicine at the Autonomous University in Guadalajara Mexico. He then completed his internship, residency, and fellowship at Nassau University Medical Center. He was also elected for a leadership role as chief resident managing the training program, lecturing, and mentoring residents and medical students for an additional year after residency.

Dr. Fernandez has also practiced as a Hospitalist in various hospitals in Northern California prior to joining fellowship training. He has gained valuable experience during that year and feels comfortable treating patients with multiple health issues. He believes in a whole care approach to patients and their unique healthcare needs and expectations.

Dr. Fernandez practices general gastroenterology in the diagnosis and treatment of digestive disorders and the performance of endoscopic procedures.

Dr. Fernandez enjoys getting to know patients from all cultural backgrounds. Coming from a mixed background himself, he understands the unique challenges that various patient populations may experience and employs his best to facilitate a smooth and satisfying experience for each patient.

In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family, especially outdoors. He is an avid surfer and enjoys traveling in pursuit of different waves and cultural experiences.

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
4.6
Provider showed concern
4.7
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.6
Provider explained things clearly
4.7
CP spoke using clear language
4.6
Provider included you in decisions
4.6
Patients' confidence in CP
4.5
Likelihood of recommending this provider

Comments

Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Jun 1, 2022
Excellent experience
May 25, 2022
A totally positive appointment.
May 25, 2022
I am very happy and grateful to have found this office and physician.
May 25, 2022
The assistant was friendly, did her work efficiently, and it was easy.
May 25, 2022
I completed the online"check in" so most was done prior to my arrival. That eliminates confusion a t the front desk and saves time for all.
May 25, 2022
I am now a patient of Dr. Fernandez because his front office staff were extremely helpful to me solving a prescription problem . Dr. Fernandez spends time listening and speaking with his patients. I am grateful to have found this physician and staff.
May 13, 2022
Everyone I came in contact with was wonderful and I would recommend Dr. Fernandez and his wonderful staff to anyone with G.I. problems
May 13, 2022
The office is very neat and clean
May 13, 2022
The doctor was so nice and caring he listen to me like no other doctor has he made me at ease And in excellent care I would recommend Dr. Fernandez to anybody with G.I. problems he knows his business
May 13, 2022
She was also very nice and efficient
May 13, 2022
I didn't have to wait Very long and when I saw the doctor I felt he gave me more than ample time
May 13, 2022
The women at the reception area were very nice and friendly they were very patient with me when I had questions
Apr 9, 2022
Very happy with my experience from start to finish I would recommend this doctor and this office to anyone
Apr 9, 2022
Positive experience with this care provider. I would definitely recommend him to anyone.
Apr 9, 2022
Very positive experience from start to finish. Very friendly and helpful staff
Apr 4, 2022
Friendly staff
Apr 3, 2022
Your surveys are kinda lengthy.
Apr 3, 2022
Fine
Apr 2, 2022
No wait time
Mar 29, 2022
Liked doctor
Mar 26, 2022
Best as one could hope for ...
Mar 26, 2022
Everything was handled very well ~ easy for me
Mar 19, 2022
Well educated
Mar 19, 2022
Excellent
Mar 19, 2022
Very Professional
Mar 19, 2022
Appt went like clockwork
Mar 12, 2022
Good impression
Mar 12, 2022
Excellent work, friendly and friendly
Mar 7, 2022
All nice slow paitient
Mar 7, 2022
All good clean quiet nice all around experience
Mar 7, 2022
Staff & dr are great paitient caring
Feb 23, 2022
All was well. Met Dr. Fernandez, we discussed my issues, and departed. I have answered another survey regarding this visit, how many do I have to fill out? The visit was fine.
Feb 1, 2022
The nurse practioner and Dr were super nice! Felt comfortable
Jan 13, 2022
Good
Jan 13, 2022
It was fine
Jan 13, 2022
Felt a little rushed. My fault got lost and was late . But grateful he saw me
Jan 13, 2022
Haven't had procedure hasn't been done yet
Jan 13, 2022
Fine he was pleasant , felt a little rushed
Dec 26, 2021
Good
Dec 26, 2021
Good
Dec 26, 2021
Good
Dec 26, 2021
Good
Dec 26, 2021
Good
Dec 26, 2021
Good
Dec 24, 2021
Everyone was so friendly. I arrived early to finish my paperwork and they took me in before by scheduled time
Dec 3, 2021
After a horrible experience with Dr. Brown, Dr. Fernandez is a breath of fresh air.
Dec 3, 2021
Joann is fantastic! One of the best around.
Dec 3, 2021
Fast and pleasant experience. Joann is the BEST!!
Dec 1, 2021
Joann was very professional and kind.
Dec 1, 2021
Thank you for not making me wait!
Nov 27, 2021
Very professional
Nov 20, 2021
Awesome
Nov 20, 2021
Joanne I believe was here name. She was awesome!! I just hope I am giving you the rt name
Nov 20, 2021
I didn't have any delays
Nov 16, 2021
Good
Nov 16, 2021
Great
Nov 16, 2021
Great Dr. Very personable!! Scheduling is 2 months out.. Thought it would be sooner.
Nov 11, 2021
Nice staff, great Doctor's visit
Nov 6, 2021
Virtual visit was fine.
Oct 18, 2021
Very straight forward and helpful meeting; easy to understand what the procedure will be like
Oct 18, 2021
Online registration was very easy
Oct 18, 2021
Very friendly and helpful
Oct 17, 2021
This category could add exceptional to its scale.
Oct 17, 2021
I have told others abut the help Dr. Fernandez and this office provided. At the time I made this appointment, one staff member who answered the phone that day, had gone out of her way to help me with a prescription question. She understood what I needed and helped immediately.
Oct 17, 2021
The many forms required were explained to me prior to signing.
Oct 17, 2021
Communications were exceptional. Very clear and friendly.
Oct 17, 2021
This entire appointment was comfortable and welcomed me as a new patient.
Oct 17, 2021
Dr Fernamdez and the staff in this office went out of their way to help me obtain treatment i urgently needed for my Crohn's disease and medication. It was above and beyond the level of service of any other provider I have visited
Oct 16, 2021
Good experience
Oct 15, 2021
I really liked Dr. Fernandez. He was clear, articulate, friendly and professional. Very approachable.
Oct 15, 2021
I loved the electronic pre-registration/ health questionnaire. It was very nice to have that done ahead of the appointment, and to be able to handle it at a convenient time in an easy to use platform.
Oct 15, 2021
Very good experience.
Sep 29, 2021
Very professional, kind and with a sense of humor.