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Dr. Frank Hernandez
General Surgeon


Dr. Hernandez was born in Los Angeles, California. He grew up in Mexico City and attended medical school at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City (UNAM). After spending two years in Israel, where he completed a rotating medical internship, he returned to his home in Chula Vista. His surgical training began at Deaconess Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri in 1975 and was completed at Sinai Hospital of Detroit, Detroit, Michigan in 1981.

Dr. Hernandez is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgery. He has practiced in San Diego since 1981.

In 1994, Dr. Hernandez brought together four outstanding surgeons to form Coast Surgical Group, which has become the premiere surgical group in San Diego’s South Bay area.

In the realm of General Surgery, Dr. Hernandez’s special interests include laparoscopic surgery, the surgical treatment of gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD), pancreatic surgery, and the surgical treatment of obesity.

Dr. Hernandez is married and has three children.

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