• University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center - Division of Hematology
• University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center - Hematology/Oncology
• University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center
• University of Florida College of Medicine - Honors in Research
Dr. Hugo Fernandez is the associate chair, clinical director and a senior member of the Department of Blood and Marrow Transplant at Moffitt Cancer Center. He is also a professor of oncology at the University of South Florida.
Dr. Fernandez’s clinical and research interests include molecular therapies for acute myeloid and lymphoid disorders, developing new transplant conditioning regimens for myeloid leukemia and expanding transplantation for elderly patients.
Dr. Fernandez received his medical degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine. He served a residency in internal medicine and was chief resident at the University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Medical Center, where he also completed a fellowship in hematology/oncology. Dr. Fernandez then pursued additional training as an academic fellow in blood and marrow transplantation at the University of Texas – MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Prior to coming to Moffitt, Dr. Fernandez was an associate professor of clinical medicine and director of the bone marrow transplant program at the University of Miami School of Medicine and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Dr. Fernandez has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals and is an ad hoc reviewer for various professional journals. He is a member of several medical organizations and serves as a board member, site inspector and accreditation board member for the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cell Therapy.