About

Dr. Ricardo J. Hernandez was born and raised in Miami, FL and graduated from Belen Jesuit Prep. School. He obtained his bachelor's degree in neuroscience at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA and then attended Ponce School of Medicine in Puerto Rico where he graduated with honors. After medical school, Dr. Hernandez completed residency training in Internal Medicine and fellowships in Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology (EP) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Dr. Hernandez trained extensively in all the currently available EP procedures with the newest technologies in the field.

Education

Medical School
Ponce School of Medicine - 2012

Residency
University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center- 2015

Fellowship
University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center- 2020

Certifications & Memberships

Board certified in Echocardiography and Cardiology

Affiliations

Mercy Hospital
Kendall Regional Medical Center

Gender

Male

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish

Procedures & Conditions

Procedures performed at location:

  • Electrophysiology study
  • Cardiac ablations
  • Pacemaker and defibrillator - implantation and revision
  • Lead extraction
  • Left atrial appendage occlusion device implantation
  • Loop recorder implant/ explant
  • Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)
  • Cardioversion
  • Head-up tilt table test

Conditions treated:

  • Arrhythmias
  • Tachycardia
  • Bradycardia
  • Ventricular tachycardia (VT)
  • Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT)
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Atrial flutter
  • Heart block
  • Palpitations
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Syncope (all types)
  • Brugada
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
  • Long QT syndrome
  • Sinus node dysfunction

Specialty

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Office Locations

Miami Electrophysiology Institute
3641 S. Miami Avenue
Suite 221
Miami, FL 33133
Phone: (305) 285-2642
Fax: (305) 869-4751

Accepted Insurance

Our office accepts most insurance plans.