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Dr. Jose C. Hernandez was born and raised in Pasadena, CA. His father is a practicing surgical oncologist in Los Angeles and continues to be a role model in his life.
He completed his undergraduate education at UCLA and his medical education at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. He went on to complete a fellowship in Gastroenterology at the Mayo Clinic where he conducted several research endeavors focused on diseases of the esophagus.
Prior to joining Central Coast Gastroenterology, Dr. Hernandez was in a busy private practice in Monterey County. His interests include: screening for Colon Cancer, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, and general endoscopy. He is dedicated to a compassionate approach to his patients.
Dr. Hernandez is fluent in Spanish and currently accepting new patients. His wife and two young children are excited to join the central coast community.