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Melissa Fernandes, MD, MA

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Melissa Fernandes, MD, MA

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Dr. Fernandes is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Gastroenterology. She received her undergraduate and medical degree from St. Louis University in St. Louis, MO. She then went on to complete her pediatrics training at Tufts University (Floating Hospital for Children) in Boston, MA and her pediatric gastroenterology fellowship at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). During her fellowship at UCSF she completed a master’s degree in Clinical & Epidemiological Research with her research focused on pediatric inflammatory bowel disease.

She has been in practice in Connecticut since 2016. She enjoys caring for patients with a wide variety of gastrointestinal needs with a particular interest in children with inflammatory bowel disease.

Education & Training

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellow
    University of California, San Francisco (2016)
  • MA
    University of California, San Francisco (2016)
  • Pediatric Resident
    Floating Hospital for Children - Tufts University (2013)
  • Pediatric Intern
    Floating Hospital for Children - Tufts University (2011)
  • MD
    Saint Louis University School of Medicine (2010)

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