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Regis I. Fernandes, M.D.

  1. Cardiologist
  2. Lipidologist


  1. Phoenix, Arizona



Regis I. Fernandes, M.D., is a general cardiologist, with specialty interest in Preventive Cardiology. His clinical focus includes:

  • Expertise in management of lipid disorders and general cardiology issues, such as coronary artery disease, hyperlipidemias, heart failure, valvular heart disease and arrhythmias
  • Cardiac rehabilitation, exercise physiology and sports cardiology
  • Complex coordination of care with other cardiovascular subspecialties
  • Providing consultations in the Mayo Clinic's Executive Health Program, offering personalized and time-effective evaluations catered to the unique needs of executives' busy schedules
  • Promoting each patient's understanding of disease and empowering patients to become partners in managing their health

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Fernandes is active in research and education, providing mentorship to residents and fellows.

  • General cardiology
  • Enchocardiography
  • Preventive cardiology
  • Lipid disorders
  1. 1998
    Fellow - CardiologyMiller School of Medicine, University of Miami
  2. 1995
    Residency - Internal MedicineMiller School of Medicine, University of Miami
  3. 1992
    Fellow - CardiologyInstituto de Cardiologia
  4. 1991
    Resident - Internal MedicineHospital Saude
  5. 1989
    MDUniversidade de Caxias do Sul, School of Medicine


  1. 2019
    Clinical LipidologyAmerican Board of Clinical Lipidology
  2. 2005
    Adult Transthoracic Plus Transesophageal EchocardiographyNational Board of Echocardiography
  3. 1998
    Cardiovascular DiseasesAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    Oral Presentation Award for Outstanding Achievement in 2018 Abstract CompetitionNational Lipid Association
  2. 1989
    Selected for The William Harrington Training Program for Latin American Medical StudentsUniversity of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    FellowNational Lipid Association (NLA)
  2. 2019 - present
    MemberOutpatient Practice Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee, Executive Operations Team
  3. 2018 - present
    MemberAlumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  4. 2017 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Preventive Cardiology (ASPC)
  5. 2017 - present
    MemberEuropean Society of Cardiology (ESC)
  6. 2017 - present
    MemberEuropean Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC)
  7. 2015 - 2016
    Physician ChairWest Central Wisconsin, Mayo Clinic Health System
  8. 2012 - 2016
    Physician ChairMayo Clinic Health System, Community and Comprehensive Cardiology Clinical Practice Committee (CCCV-CPC)
  9. 2011 - present
    MemberNational Lipid Association (NLA)
  10. 2010 - 2012
    Physician ChairMayo Clinic Health System
  11. 2008 - 2016
    Physician ChampionWest Central Wisconsin, Mayo Clinic Health System
  12. 2004 - present
    FellowAmerican Society of Echocardiography (ASE)
  13. 1998 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Cardiology (ACC)