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Dr. Daniel Hernandez joined Valley Children's as an OB/GYN in 2016. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He earned his Medical Doctorate from the School of Medicine at the University of Puerto Rico and went on to do his internship and residency training through the University Hospital. Dr. Hernandez served as Chief Resident and became board certified two years later through the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG).
Dr. Hernandez served as the Medical Director for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Pavia Hospital – Hato Rey in San Juan for five years and was concurrently the Medical Faculty President for two of those years. Deeply involved in Women’s Health, he served in leadership in the Women’s Health Society in Puerto Rico and was an elected vice-chair for District IV, Puerto Rico section for the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).
Dr. Hernandez celebrated sixteen years in private practice in San Juan, Puerto Rico, before a family decision for a new adventure brought him to California in 2016. He is a dedicated jogger, avid soccer fan and an enthusiastic cook, but traveling with his family is Dr. Hernandez’ greatest enjoyment.