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Dureshahwar “Dure” Fernandez, MD, joined the HCM Medical Group in 2017.

As a pulmonologist, Dr. Fernandez addresses patients’ pulmonary issues related to asthma, bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, sleep apnea and other conditions that impact lung functioning.

After earning her medical degree from Sindh Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan, Dr. Fernandez continued her studies in internal medicine, completing an internship and residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She then completed a fellowship in pulmonary/critical care at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. She has practiced pulmonary medicine in Texas since 1999.

Dr. Fernandez is also interested in exercise physiology, the study of how the body responds to physical activity. She enjoys running, cycling and spending time with her family.