Rui P. Fernandes, M.D., D.M.D., FACS, FRCS

Rui P. Fernandes M.D., D.M.D., FACS, FRCS

Professor & Associate Chair, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Chief, Division of Head and Neck Surgery; Program Director, Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery and Microvascular Fellowship; Director, UF Center for Reconstructive Surgery; Co-Director, UF Health Jacksonville Skull Base Center

Department: Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Business Phone: (904) 244-3901
Business Email: Rui.fernandes@jax.ufl.edu

Board Certifications

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Head and Neck Microvascular Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgical Oncology
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Interests
  • Clinical Special Interests: Head and neck cancer, oral cancer, salivary gland pathology, jaw tumors and microvascular reconstructive surgery; thyroid and parathyroid
  • Research Special Interests: Outcomes studies in head and neck cancer and reconstructive surgery, health disparities

Office Information

Academic Office
2nd Floor, LRC
653-1 West 8th Street
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 244-3689
Rui.fernandes@jax.ufl.edu
Administrative Manager
Sandy Dube
(904) 244-3901
sandy.dube@jax.ufl.edu
GME Office
2nd Floor, LRC
653-1 West 8th Street
Jacksonville, FL 32209
Phone: (904) 244-3689
Fax: (904) 244-3870
Rui.fernandes@jax.ufl.edu
GME Program Administrator
Kristy Hull
(904) 244-3689
Kristy.Hull@jax.ufl.edu

Education

D.M.D.
1997 · Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
Medical Degree
2000 · University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, USA
Surgery Residency
2001 · University of Alabama Hospital, Birmingham, AL, USA
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency
2003 · University of Alabama Hospital, Birmingham, AL, USA
Maxillofacial Oncology & Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship
2005 · University of Maryland James L. Kernan Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA

Media Coverage

April 11, 2023
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April 26, 2012
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