Cameron R Hernandez, MD
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Medicine
- Primary Care
- Internal Medicine
- Geriatric Medicine
- Hospital Affiliations
- Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Mount Sinai Queens
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Cameron R. Hernandez, MD, is Interim Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of Mount Sinai Queens—one of the eight hospitals of the Mount Sinai Health System. With a focus on patient safety, and an excellent inpatient and ambulatory patient experience, he places a high value on relationship building and fostering communication within the medical staff of Mount Sinai Queens and across the spectrum of care providers and support staff.
Dr. Hernandez is an Associate Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, and Internal Medicine, at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He has held numerous appointments within the School focused on quality and shifting patient care to the outpatient setting to enhance quality of care, including Executive Committee, Mount Sinai Visiting Doctors Program; Clinical Council Committee, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine; and the Ambulatory Epic Physicians Working Group Committee.
Dr. Hernandez was most recently Chief Medical Director of Mount Sinai Queens. There, he focused on patient safety and an excellent inpatient and ambulatory patient experience—placing a high value on relationship-building and fostering communication within the medical staff of Mount Sinai Queens and across the spectrum of care providers and support staff.
Before that, Dr. Hernandez served as Medical Director of Ambulatory Care at The Mount Sinai Hospital and the Associate Director of the Mount Sinai Visiting Doctors Program. He was involved in the day-to-day operations of 75 hospital-based practices and has garnered a national reputation for driving quality in home-based and outpatient primary care. As a researcher, Dr. Hernandez has focused on describing the characteristics and needs of populations served by home-based primary care. He has received numerous awards for excellence in teaching and was named the House Call Physician of the Year in 2016 by the American Academy of Home Care Medicine.
Dr. Hernandez is board certified in Geriatrics and Internal Medicine. He received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at St. Vincent’s Hospital of Manhattan and a Geriatrics fellowship at The Mount Sinai Hospital.
American Board of Internal Medicine
MD, University of Pittsburgh
Residency, Internal Medicine
St. Vincent's Hospital [CLOSED]
Mount Sinai Hospital
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Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Hernandez during 2020 and/or 2021. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
- Garbarini & Scher, P.C.
- Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles, LLP
- Senior Whole Health
- VBPNP LLP
Scientific Advisory Board:
- Senior Whole Health
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