Sabrina Fernandez, MD


Dr. Sabrina Fernandez is a pediatrician who provides routine primary care, health maintenance and sick visits for children of all ages. Her interests include immunizations and other kinds of preventive care, and improving both patient care and patient-physician communication.

Fernandez received her medical degree from the University of California, Davis School of Medicine. She completed a residency in pediatrics at UCSF, serving as chief resident.

Fernandez serves on the board of the San Francisco Immunization Coalition. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and San Francisco Pediatric Advisory Council.

Fernandez enjoys writing and contributes regularly to the "Healthy Baby/Healthy Child" column in the medical journal Pediatric Annals. She also has a passion for education and enjoys teaching UCSF medical students.


Pediatrics at Mount Zion
2330 Post St., Suite 320
(Suite 260 for Acute Care)
San Francisco, CA 94143-1660
Phone: (415) 885-7478
Fax: (415) 885-3790

More about Sabrina Fernandez


UC Davis School of Medicine 2010


UCSF, Pediatrics 2013

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Fernandez S. Preventing HIV Infection-What Pediatricians Should Know About HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. Pediatr Ann. 2018 Jan 01; 47(1):e2-e4.
  2. Fernandez S. A Pediatrician's Take on a Few Common Infant Urologic and Gynecologic Issues. Pediatr Ann. 2017 Nov 01; 46(11):e397-e399.
  3. Fernandez S. You Can Reduce Secondhand Smoke Exposure! Prescribing Nicotine Replacement in the Pediatrician's Office. Pediatr Ann. 2017 Sep 01; 46(9):e315-e318.
  4. Fernandez S. Anxiety Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence: A Primary Care Approach. Pediatr Ann. 2017 Jun 01; 46(6):e213-e216.
  5. Fernandez S. Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: A Primer for the Primary Care Pediatrician. Pediatr Ann. 2017 Mar 01; 46(3):e79-e82.
  6. Fernandez S. Oral Health Basics-What Every Pediatrician Should Know. Pediatr Ann. 2016 Nov 01; 45(11):e379-e381.
  7. Fernandez S. Aluminum in Vaccines: Addressing Parents' Concerns. Pediatr Ann. 2016 Jul 01; 45(7):e231-3.
  8. Santiago S. Adolescent Concussion and Return-to-Learn. Pediatr Ann. 2016 Mar; 45(3):e73-5.
  9. Santiago S. Treating Teen Depression in Primary Care. Pediatr Ann. 2015 Nov; 44(11):466-70.
  10. Santiago S. Food Allergies and Eczema. Pediatr Ann. 2015 Jul; 44(7):265-7.
  11. Santiago S. Formula frustrations. Pediatr Ann. 2015 Feb; 44(2):51-4.

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