OakBend Medical Center Announces Dr. Enrique Hernandez


Dr. Enrique Hernandez

Dr. Enrique Hernandez

Dr. Enrique Hernandez is considered a new breed of interventional cardiologists.  He completed fellowship training in General Cardiology at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in New York, Interventional Cardiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, where he developed expertise in complex coronary interventions using both radial and femoral approaches (wrist and groin access, respectively) and advanced peripheral vascular interventions at the Texas Heart Institute.

Dr. Hernandez’s interest and skills, in addition to complex coronary intervention, include the treatment of carotid artery disease, renal and lower extremity arterial disease, aortic aneurysms and lower extremity venous disease, which includes aggressive early intervention for deep venous thrombosis, as well as ablation of varicose veins and spider veins (therapeutic and cosmetic) and stenting of deep veins.

Dr. Hernandez has been an investigator in numerous clinical trials of new therapies for coronary artery disease and peripheral vascular disease and has written several book chapters on these topics, and his research has been published in major medical journals. Dr. Hernandez is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology and is board eligible in Vascular Medicine and has joined Leachman Cardiology Associates, P.A.

OakBend Medical Center is proud to announce that Dr. Hernandez is on staff working with the STEMI (ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction) and other cardiovascular programs. STEMI is a deadly type of heart attack that is caused by a prolonged blockage of blood supply in the heart.

To make an appointment with Dr. Hernandez, call 713-600-9321 or email richmondoffice@leachmancardiology.com.