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Enrique Hernandez, MD

Abraham Roth Professor and Chair, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Enrique Hernandez
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Contact Information

Contact Information

Phone

215-707-3002
About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Gynecologic oncology

Research Interests

  • Clinical trials on gynecologic malignancies
  • Evaluation and management of abnormal PAP smears
  • Cervical cancer and its precursors
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Safe Zone: Dr. Hernandez has completed Safe Zone training to learn about LGBTQ identities, gender and sexuality, and examine prejudice, assumptions, and privilege. He welcomes patients from the LGBTQ community in his practice. 
  • Fellowship, Gynecologic Oncology, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 1983
  • Residency, OB-GYN, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 1981
  • Internship, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 1978
  • MD, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, PR, 1977
  • Undergraduate degree, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, 1973

Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • Sub-specialty of Gynecologic Oncology

Memberships

  • Regent, Board of Regents, American College of Surgeons
  • Member, Board of Directors, College of Physicians of Philadelphia.
  • Member, Board of Directors, American Cancer Society, Philadelphia Area
  • Past Board Member, National Board of Directors, American Cancer Society
  • Past Board Member, American Cancer Society, East Central Division
  • Past Trustee, Board of Trustees, Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • Past Second Vice-President, American Cancer Society
  • Past President, Philadelphia County Medical Society
  • Past President, Mid-Atlantic Gynecologic Oncology Society
  • Past President, Obstetrical Society of Philadelphia
  • Past President, Metropolitan Philadelphia Chapter, American College of Surgeons
  • Past President, Society of Ibero-American Medical Professionals
  • Past President, American Cancer Society, Pennsylvania Division
  • Past Board Member, American Cancer Society, Pennsylvania Division
  • Past Governor, American College of Surgeons
  • Past Chair, By-Laws Committee, Society of Gynecologic Oncologists

Honors & Awards

  • CRISTOL AWARD of the Philadelphia County Medical Society
  • Top Doctors, Gynecologic Oncology, Philadelphia magazine, 1991-2018
  • Citizen of the Year Award, Concilio (Council of Spanish speaking Organizations of Philadelphia), 2015
  • Top Doctors, Philadelphia Life/Suburban Life, 2015
  • Best Doctors for Women, Philadelphia Life Magazine, July 2013
  • Named Among the Most Influential Latinos in the Delaware Valley, 2012
  • St. George National American Cancer Society Award in Recognition of Distinguished Service in Achieving the Society's Strategic Goals, 2011
  • U.S. News & World Report Best Doctors, 2011, 2012
  • Best Doctors in America®, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2011-2012, 2013, 2015-2016, 2017-2018
  • Top Doctors, Delaware Valley Consumer's Checkbook, 2015
  • Consumers' Guide to Top Doctors, 2009
  • Guide to America's Top Oncologists, Consumers' Research Council of America, 2009, 2012
  • Delaware Valley Top Doctors, Consumers' Checkbook Magazine (as chosen by their peers), 2007
  • Guide to America's Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Consumer's Research Council of America, 2006
  • Guide to America's Top Physicians, Consumer's Research Council of America, 2005
  • Honorary Professor, Mexican College of Colposcopy and Lower Genital Tract Pathology, 2004
  • Nominee, American Association of Medical Colleges Humanism in Medicine Award, 2001
  • National Award for Excellence in Teaching, Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Temple University Hospital, 2001
  • Who's Who in America, 2000-2005, 2012, 2013, 2015
  • Volunteer Achievement Award, American Cancer Society Pennsylvania Division-Southeast Region, 2000
  • Top Doctors for Women, Philadelphia magazine, 2000
  • Crusaders Ball Honoree for Service to the Society, American Cancer Society, 1999
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Association of Professors of Gynecology & Obstetrics, 1998
  • Listed in Good Housekeeping as One of the 401 Best Physicians for Women in the United States, 1997
  • National Award for Excellence in Teaching, Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1994
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 1976
  • Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society, 1971
Publications

PubMed Publications

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Additional Publications

Hernandez E.  Endometrial carcinoma (chapter 45) In:  Beiber E, Sanfilippo J, Horowitz I (eds).  Clinical Gynecology, Churchill Livingstone (Elsevier), 2006, 665-675.

Hernandez E, Atkinson B (eds).  Clinical Gynecologic Pathology (Chinese translation), Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders, 1998.

Spence MR, Hernandez E.  Benign conditions of the vagina and cervix.  In: Hernandez E, Atkinson BF (eds), Clinical Gynecologic Pathology.  Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders, 1995, 91-128... Expand