Dr. Elsa Fernandez is a board certified Pediatrician and is a fellow of The American Academy of Pediatrics. She received her medical degree from University of Buenos Aires in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She completed her residency at the University of California, Irvine. She has extensive experience in teaching doctors and medical students and is a professor of Pediatrics at UCI. She has served the community for over 30 years in private practice and the university academic setting. Dr. Fernandez has extensive experience in inpatient and outpatient pediatric care. She has served on the Faculty at CHOC and University Children Hospital (UCI) for the past 15 years. Dr. Fernandez has received awards by her peers including, Best Doctors in America. Recently she was awarded ” The circle of care award” by the County of Orange due to her efforts serving the community thought out her career. Dr. Fernandez is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is fluent in Spanish and enjoys travel and ballroom dancing.