Department of
Internal Medicine at Highland Hospital
A member of Alameda Health System


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Laura Fernandez, MD

Associate Medical Director, K6 Primary Care Clinic

Medical School:

Emory University


George Washington University


Harvard Medical School Multicampus Geriatric Medicine Fellowship

Clinical Interest:

Comprehensive geriatric medicine, cognitive assessment, care of the cognitively impaired patient, frailty, mobility assessment, maintenance of independence in aging persons

Research Interest:

Medical education, including continuing education and inter-professional education; clinical innovation, including novel models of care delivery for management of complex, high-need patients

Recent Publications:

Perry Fernandez L, Romanovsky L, Javedan H. “Geriatric Consultation and Expertise for the Hospitalized Patient.” Hosp Med Clin 5 (2016): 507-17.
Perry Fernandez L, Catalanotti J, Croffoot J. “Unwarranted Cancer Screening: A Teachable Moment.” JAMA Intern Med 176 (2016): 590-1.