Emily Fernandez, PA-C
Emily Fernandez is a certified physician assistant (PA-C) who recently joined our team of providers at Nevada Advanced Pain Specialists. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Nevada, Reno in Biochemistry and then she went on to Touro University in Henderson, NV where she earned a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Prior to joining the team at Nevada Advanced Pain Specialists, Emily worked for nearly a decade as a specialist in oncology. Her background in oncology has given her a wealth of experience in treating patients with chronic pain.
At Nevada Advanced Pain Specialists, Emily is very passionate about long term patient care. She sees herself as her patient’s personal medical advocate and her goal is to partner with her patients to help them make decisions on their journey to recovery. If you meet with Emily for an appointment, you can expect her to be attentive, empathetic, and detail oriented. She listens to her patients and ensures that all of their medical conditions and treatments are fully explained so that each patient has a total understanding of their individual situation and the options available to them.
Although she was born in Los Angeles, Emily was raised in the Philippines and is fluent in Tagalog. She moved to Reno when she was young to join her extensive family who are locals to the Reno/Tahoe area. Many of her family members are nurses and doctors who work in our community. In her spare time, Emily’s favorite thing to do is to spend quality time with her son and daughter. She is an avid Disney lover and she enjoys to travel in her spare time.