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Fernandez, Antonio Benicio, MD, FACC, FAHA

Medical Director, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Hartford Hospital




English, French, Spanish

Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Cardiovascular Medicine

Areas of Expertise
Athlete's Heart, Cholesterol Management, Critical Care Cardiology, Preventive Cardiology, Resuscitation, Sports Cardiology

Hospitals and Organizations

  • Hartford Hospital
  • Integrated Care Partners
  • Hartford HealthCare Medical Group


Yale New Haven Hospital ‐ Echocardiography
Yale New Haven Hospital ‐ Nuclear Cardiology
Yale New Haven Hospital ‐ Cardiovascular Research
Brown University School of Medicine ‐ Clinical Cardiology

Medical School
Universidad Central De Venezuela

University of Connecticut School of Medicine ‐ Internal Medicine

Professional Organizations

  • National Lipid Association
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Heart Association, Fellow
  • American College of Cardiology, Fellow




Aetna, Anthem, BCBS Medicare, CarePartners of Connecticut, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, First Health Group Corp., Focus, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Health New England, Healthy Connecticut, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, Oxford Health Plans, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, United Healthcare, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc.

This information is subject to change at any time. Please check with your insurance provider before scheduling your appointment or receiving services to confirm they are a participating member of the Hartford HealthCare network.