Natalia Hernandez, M.D.

Baptist Heart & Vascular Institute
Cardiology Consultants
A DEPARTMENT OF BAPTIST HOSPITAL

Natalia P. Hernandez, M.D., is a double fellowship-trained, double board-certified cardiologist specializing in electrophysiology. She is highly skilled in diagnosing and treating cardiovascular disease as well as irregular heartbeats and arrhythmias. She works with her patients to offer comprehensive cardiovascular treatment plans that best meet their conditions and needs.

Medical Education
Ryazan Sate Medical University
Ryazan, Russia

Residency
Ryazan Sate Medical University
Ryazan, Russia

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

Chief Residency
SUNY Upstate University Hospital / VA Hospital
Syracuse, NY

Fellowships
Cardiovascular Disease
SUNY Upstate University
Syracuse, NY

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY

Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

Professional Memberships
Heart Rhythm Society
American College of Cardiology

Additional Information
To learn more about Dr. Hernandez and her services, please visit her practice page at ebaptisthealthcare.org/heart.

Meet your Doctor

What led you to become a physician or choose your focus of medicine?
Cardiac electrophysiology encompasses a variety of disciplines I have had interest in through my training and became a specialty of my passion, inspiring me to be the best I can be while doing what I love.

What about your line of work do you find most rewarding and why?
I fine that making a difference in the life of my patients is the most rewarding by using my expertise and experience.

What is something about you that only your patients would know?
My patients and I are a strong team taking the best care of their heart rhythm issues.

How would a patient describe you?
I am dedicated, caring and open.

What’s your proudest moment as a physician?
Seeing my patients getting their lives back after helping them through a medical challenge.

In your opinion, what’s the most important factor in a physician-patient relationship?
Transparency and trust.

What can a patient expect when they have you as a physician?
My patients can expect a physician who will strive every day to provide them with the best care possible.

What do you find most encouraging about the work you do?
Helping my patients feel better and making positive changes in their lives possible.

What are your top priorities with every patient you see?
Making sure every patient receives excellent high quality care and achieves the best outcome.

Describe one of the top ways you ensure each patient receives the quality, personal health care he/she deserves.
Invest all my up-to-date expertise and passion to the work of dedicated team, where the patient is the central team member.

Is there anything more or extra you would like prospective patients to know about you?
I am a wife and mother who enjoys outdoor activities, travel, loves pets and handcrafting.