CHOC Docs :: Provider Profile

Amanda N Fernandez, MD

(714) 509-7601

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: (714) 509-7601
fax: (855) 246-2329
map & directions

CHOC Children's Hospital
1201 W. La Veta Ave.
Orange, CA 92868
phone: (714) 509-7601
fax: (855) 246-2329
map & directions

Physician Bio

Amanda Fernandez, M.D. is a CHOC Children’s Specialists Neurologist, board certified in Pediatrics and Child Neurology. Dr. Fernandez received her medical degree from the University of the East in Quezon City, Philippines.

After moving to the United States, Dr. Fernandez completed her pediatric residency at State University of New York in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Fernandez completed a fellowship in pediatric neurology at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center.

Dr. Fernandez has served Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco and Medical Director of the Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic.

Dr. Fernandez’s research 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 member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Epilepsy Society and the Child Neurology Society.

State University of New York/Health Science 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
  • 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