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Miguel A. Hernandez, MD

  • Orthopedics
Languages Spoken English
  • Mayo Clinic Care Network Member
  • Methodist Alliance for Patients and Physicians
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  • Bio

    Dr. Miguel Hernandez, III was born in Gainsville, Florida, in 1966. He is married and has four children. Dr. Hernandez speaks Spanish fluently.

    His undergraduate education was at Texas A&M University where he obtained a Bachelors Degree of Science with a Major in Biology. He then attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School from 1988 to June of 1992.

    While in Medical School he was a member of Phi Beta Pi Medical Honor Fraternity and earned honors in his Pediatric Orthopaedic and General Orthopaedic rotations.

    Following Medical School he was accepted at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio for his Orthopaedic Residency training. He completed his Orthopaedic Residency training in June of 1997.

    Dr. Hernandez is active in many professional organizations including the American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association, Texas Orthopaedic Association and the Alamo Orthopaedic Society. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is also a member of the Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He continues to serve on the Dallas County Medical Society Review Board and he is an active member of multiple committees at Methodist Dallas Medical Center where he currently is the presiding Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery. He also joined the medical staff at Medical City Dallas Hospital in 2009.

    Dr. Hernandez has special interests in hand, shoulder and elbow surgery, shoulder and knee arthroscopic surgery and all sports related injuries as well as trauma

    Education

    Medical Education: University of Texas Health Science Center-Dallas - 1992 - Dallas, TX
    Internship: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Ant - 1993 - San Antonio, TX
    Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Ant - 1997 - San Antonio, TX

    Specialties
    • Orthopedics
  • Insurance

    Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with a physician office that they are still a participating provider.

    • Aetna
    • Aetna
    • Aetna Baylor Scott & White
    • Aetna Leap Basic - Banner
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
    • Aetna Medicare HMO
    • Aetna Medicare PPO
    • Aetna Open Access Medicare (MC)
    • Aetna Open Choice POS II
    • Aetna Open Choice PPO
    • Aetna Signature Administration (ASA)
    • Aetna US Healthcare EPO
    • Aetna US Healthcare HMO
    • Alliance WC
    • Amerigroup Chip Insurance
    • Amerigroup Medicare Advantage
    • AMERIGroup STAR Medicaid
    • Amerigroup Star Plus
    • Baylor Scott& White Health Plan
    • BC/BS Medicare Advantage HMO
    • BC/BS Medicare Advantage PPO
    • BCBS Health Select- POS
    • BCBS-Blue Essentials HMO
    • Blue Advantage HMO
    • Blue Anthem
    • Blue Choice PPO
    • Blue Cross Illinois
    • Blue Cross Alabama
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield Michigan
    • Blue Cross Empire/ New York
    • Blue Cross Georgia
    • Blue Cross Highmark
    • Blue Cross Idaho
    • Blue Cross Out of State
    • Blue Cross South Carolina
    • Blue Cross Tennessee
    • Cash/Check/No Insurance
    • Cigna (OAP) Open Access
    • Cigna/HMO
    • Cigna/PPO
    • HealthScope Benefits
    • HealthSmart GEPO
    • HealthSmart PPO
    • Humana Choice Care
    • Humana Gold Plus Medicare Advantage HMO
    • Humana Preferred
    • Humana Preferred POS
    • Humana Preferred PPO
    • IMO Work Com
    • Medicaid Effective Date
    • Medicare Advantage
    • Medicare Advantage
    • Medicare Part B Only
    • MHD Employee Group Health Plan
    • MHD Occupational Injury Plan
    • MMP
    • Molina Market Place
    • Molina Medicare Advantage
    • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • Private Health Insurance
    • Scott and White Senior Care (Medicare Advantage)
    • SELF PAY
    • Superior Healthplan Star Plus
    • Superior Medicare Advantage HMO
    • UHC Medicare Complete
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare EPO
    • United Healthcare Health Select
    • United Healthcare HMO
    • United Healthcare Indemnity
    • United Healthcare Medicare Complete
    • United Healthcare PPO
    • Workman's Compensation
Texas law prohibits hospitals from practicing medicine. The physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System or any of its affiliated hospitals.