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Amanda N Fernandez, MD



Child Neurology

Board Certified:
Pediatrics, Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology

Dr. Fernandez is on staff at CHOC Children's Hospital & CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital

CHOC Children's Neuroscience Center
505 S Main St
Suite 350
Orange, CA 92868
phone: 888-770-2462
fax: 855-246-2329
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CHOC Children's Hospital
1201 W. La Veta Ave.
Orange, CA 92868
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Physician Bio

A specialist in the field of child neurology, Dr. Amanda Fernandez’s research focus has included a prospective study of neurologic development in infants at risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) infection and compassionate use of felbamate in pediatric subjects with epilepsy.

Dr. Fernandez is a CHOC Children’s Specialist in child neurology. She is board certified in pediatrics and psychiatry and neurology, with special qualification in child neurology. Prior to joining CHOC Children’s, Dr. Fernandez graduated cum laude with her medical degree from University of the East in Quezon City, Philippines. She served her residency training in pediatrics at State University of New York in Brooklyn, New York, and completed her fellowship in pediatric neurology at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center.

Administrative Appointments

  • Neurology, CHOC Children's Specialists

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Clinical Professor
    University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine


  • Pediatric Neurology Fellowship
    University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center
  • Pediatrics Residency
    Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, New York
  • Pediatrics Internship
    State University of New York/Health Science Center
  • Medical School
    University of the East, Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, Quezon City, Philippines

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics
  • Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology
    American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Lectures and Presentations

  • "Neurologic Emergencies"
  • "Neuromuscular Disorders"

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UC Irvine

CHOC Children's is affiliated with the UC Irvine School of Medicine