Elsa Fernandez, M.D., FAAP

Pediatrician located in Costa Mesa, CA

About Dr. Fernandez

Board-certified pediatrician Elsa Fernandez, MD, FAAP, has served patients for over 30 years and brings expert care to Newport Children’s Medical Group. Dr. Fernandez serves children of all ages with a wide range of pediatric needs at the Irvine, Newport Beach, and Huntington Beach, California, locations. 

Dr. Fernandez received her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Buenos Aires in Buenos Aires, Argentina, before completing her residency at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). 

As a professor of pediatrics at UCI, Dr. Fernandez is proud to have taught a number of doctors and medical students. For the last 15 years, she has also served on the faculty at Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) and University of California Irvine (UCI). 

At Newport Children’s Medical Group, Dr. Fernandez aims for long-lasting relationships with her patients and their families. She offers preventive primary pediatric care, as well as treatment plans for more chronic conditions like diabetes, obesity, development issues, and pediatric disorders. 

Dr. Fernandez’s peers honored her for serving her community for years with the Best Doctors in America award, and the Circle of Care Award by her community in Orange County, California. 

Dr. Fernandez is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. She enjoys traveling and ballroom dancing, and she is fluent in Spanish. 

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Board-certified pediatrician Elsa Fernandez, MD, FAAP, has served patients for over 30 years and brings expert care to Newport Children’s Medical Group. Dr. Fernandez serves children of all ages with a wide range of pediatric needs at the Irvine, Newport Beach, and Huntington Beach, California, locations. 

Dr. Fernandez received her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Buenos Aires in Buenos Aires, Argentina, before completing her residency at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). 

As a professor of pediatrics at UCI, Dr. Fernandez is proud to have taught a number of doctors and medical students. For the last 15 years, she has also served on the faculty at Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) and University of California Irvine (UCI). 

At Newport Children’s Medical Group, Dr. Fernandez aims for long-lasting relationships with her patients and their families. She offers preventive primary pediatric care, as well as treatment plans for more chronic conditions like diabetes, obesity, development issues, and pediatric disorders. 

Dr. Fernandez’s peers honored her for serving her community for years with the Best Doctors in America award, and the Circle of Care Award by her community in Orange County, California. 

Dr. Fernandez is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. She enjoys traveling and ballroom dancing, and she is fluent in Spanish. 


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Insurance

Newport Children’s Medical Group and its pediatricians are participating with the list of insurance plans listed. Participation in these plans is not a guarantee of payment or coverage. There are insurance companies that require referral or prior-authorization for coverage of services. If you would like to verify coverage or have questions regarding out of pocket expenses, please contact your insurance company to verify requirements, your coverage and benefits. To find out if Newport Children’s Medical Group and its physicians participate in your insurance plan, please contact (800) 642-8004. For the Hoag Office Only: We are accepting Blue cross healthy family, MCAL, CalOptima (Hoag office only), Monarch CalOptima, CalOptima Direct, and CCS. We also accept cash and credit cards (Visa and Master cards and American Express). If you do not see your insurance plan on this list, please call Newport Children’s Medical Group at (800) 642-8004 to check or verify if we participate in your plan. You can also email us at manager@newportchildren.com.

Aetna PPO
AHMC Healthcare Inc.
Blue Cross PPO
Blue Shield
CHAMP VA
Cigna
Community Care
CoreSource
First Health
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Health Net PPO
Humana
Interplan
Monarch Healthcare
Nippon Life
Oxford