Juan C. Fuentes, M.D.

Juan C. Fuentes M.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: Department of Community Health and Family Medicine
Business Phone: (904) 633-0467
Business Email: Juan.Fuentes@jax.ufl.edu

About Juan C. Fuentes

Juan Fuentes, MD, is a board-certified family medicine physician who strives for accountability, compassion, excellence and mutual respect. He earned his medical degree from National Autonomous University of Honduras School of Medicine in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, and completed his family medicine residency at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Methodist Hospital.

Dr. Fuentes proactively works with his patients to help them find the right balance. Dr. Fuentes’ philosophy of care includes lifestyle medicine, an evidence-based approach in the prevention and treatment chronic disease, as well as a holistic approach to medication management, trying to avoid medications whenever possible.

His special interests are geriatric care, hypertension, mood disorders, preventive care, skin disorders, and management of chronic health conditions, including diabetes.

Dr. Fuentes enjoys biking, healthy cooking, learning new languages, martial arts and reading.

Clinical Profile

  • Family Medicine
  • Clinical Special Interests: Management of chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and kidney disease; geriatrics; skin conditions; dermoscopy
  • Speaks English, Portuguese and Spanish

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Office Information

Academic Office
Suite 26
2777 University Blvd. West
Jacksonville, FL 32217
(904) 633-0467
Office Manager
Kettline Esperance
(904) 633-0467
Administrative Manager
Cynthia Robinson
(904) 427-8976


Medical Degree
1996 · University of Honduras School of Medicine, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Family Medicine Residency
2008 · San Jacinto Methodist Hospital - Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA