Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Maria D. Hernandez, M.D.

General Information

Maria D. Hernandez, M.D.



  • English
  • Spanish


  • American Board of Internal Med-Infectious Diseases


  • Hepatology - Internal Medicine


  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Clinical Interests

HIV and HCV co-infection

Research Interests

HIV and HCV co-infection

Hepatitis B infection


Chief Resident Teaching Award
Primary Care Award


2012 Fellowship
University of Cincinnati School of Medicine
2009 Fellowship
University of Miami School of Medicine
2008 Fellowship
Baylor College of Medicine
2008 Clinical Science Training Program
Baylor College of Medicine
2005 Chief Residency
The Brooklyn Hospital Center
2004 Residency
The Brooklyn Hospital Center
1998 M.D.
Universidad del Valle School of Medicine


  • Hernandez, -MD; Sherman, KE. HIV/hepatitis C co-infection natural history and disease progression. Current Opinion in HIV and AIDS. 2011; 6 (6): 478-82.
  • Aslam, S; Hernandez, M; Thomby,J; Zelufr: B; Darouiche, RO. Risk factors and outcomes of fungal ventricular assist device infections. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2010; 5 (50): 664-71.
  • Hernandez, AID; Jeffers,L. The effect of donor race on the survival of black Americans undergoing liver transplantation for chronic hepatitis C: Is a racial mismatch a predictor·of graft survival?. Liver Transplantation. 2009; 9 (15) : 1001-2.
  • Hernandez, "JI.ID; Mansouri, D; Aslam, S; Zeluft: B; Darouiche, RO. Eft1cacy of combination ofN-acetylcysteine, gentamicin and amphotericin B for prevention of microbial colonization of ventricular assist devices. Journal of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 2009; 3 (31): 664-71.
  • Brau, N; Fox, R; Xiao, P; Marks, K; Hernandez, MD. Presentation and outcome of hepatocellular carcinoma in HIV patients: ADS-Canadian multicenter study. Journal of Hepatology. 2007; 4 (47): 527-37.
  • Krishna, K; Hernandez, MD; Singh, M; Bhat, K. Population perception on screening for colorectal carcinoma. American College of Gastroenterology; November 10-15 2004; Orlando, Fl

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