Hermina Deepika Fernandes
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Hermina (Deepika) Fernandes, MD

Hematology-Oncology
Languages: English, Hindi, Kannada

Insurance accepted

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Insurance Plans

  • HMO
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  • HonorHealth Employee Plan
  • Coordinated Care Plan
  • PPO
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  • AHCCCS
  • Allwell Medicare Essentials I (HMO)
  • Allwell Dual Medicare (HMO SNP)
  • Access
  • EPO
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  • PREMIER
  • PPO
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  • Banner University Care Advantage
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  • 3 Tier Plans
  • PPO
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  • Managed Plus/Open Access Managed Plus
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  • LocalPlus
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  • Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage
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  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Sharing Ministry
  • MedCost
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  • Acute AHCCCS
  • Mercy Care Advantage - HMO SNP
  • Mercy Maricopa Behavioral Health
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  • Sharing Ministry
  • Prime
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  • Standard
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  • Phoenix Direct
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  • PPO
  • Options PPO
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  • Choice Plus
  • Core
  • Core Essential
  • Passport Connect Choice
  • Select
  • UHCWest & various affiliates
  • UMR
  • Medica
  • Navigate
  • Passport Connect Choice/ Choice Plus
  • Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Dual Eligible Medicare - SNP

HonorHealth accepts most health insurance plans at its hospitals and physician offices. However, you need to contact your health insurance company to verify your coverage for individual physicians/providers and their physicians before you seek services.

Specialties

  • Hematology-Oncology

Credentials

  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine/Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine/Hematology

About

The HonorHealth Virginia G. Piper Cancer Care Network gives you access to an elite team of experts across the Valley. The physicians we collaborate with are nationally and internationally recognized.

Dr. Fernandes specializes in hematology, medical oncology and internal medicine. She has advanced training in the treatment of blood and cancer disorders. She also was awarded an international, prestigious scholarship from the European Society of Medical Oncology and spent time as a visiting fellow in medical oncology in Spain.

She speaks Hindi, Kannada and Konkani.

Clinical Interests

  • Breast Cancer
  • skin cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Blood disorders such as anemias, iron deficiency disorders and abnormal blood counts
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal cancers
  • Colon cancer

Care philosophy

Dr. Fernandes believes in providing compassionate, exceptional, leading -edge care to her patients. She strives to provide the most personalized treatment plan for her patients while considering their unique needs. Having had family members who have also been stricken with cancer, she understands and empathizes with the needs of caring for a loved one with cancer.

Hobbies

  • Spending time with family
  • Traveling
  • Running
  • Watercolor painting