Rodrigo Antonio Brant Fernandes, MD, PhD

Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Retina and Vitreous Diseases, Macular Degeneration, Ophthalmology


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1450 San Pablo St. HC4 - Suite 4400 Ste 4400, Los Angeles, CA 90033

Monday - Friday

7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Provider Details

Languages Spoken
Portuguese, English
About Rodrigo Antonio Brant Fernandes, MD, PhD
Dr. Rodrigo Antonio Brant Fernandes has more than 20 years of extensive clinical enterprise and surgical experience in managing retina, glaucoma, and cataract surgical cases in Brazil. He has world-class experience in stem cell research and pre-clinical retinal research such as the application of stem cells for inherited retinal degenerations, as well as stem cell implantation techniques for retinal diseases.

Since 2004, he has been an outstanding attending physician at the Federal University of Sao Paulo. He has extensive experience in private practice serving as the Managing Partner, Academic Director of the Fellowship Program, and Director of three (3) surgical divisions: Cataract, Glaucoma, and Vitreoretinal Surgical Division at the Ophthal Hospital in Sao Paulo. This hospital is one of the largest groups specializing in eye care in Brazil with 7 units nationwide and approximately 15,000 consultations, 8,000 exams, and more than 600 surgeries carried out per month.


  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Retina and Vitreous Diseases
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Ophthalmology
Areas of Focus
Ophthalmology, Retina and Macula Care
Academic Title
Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology

Insurances Accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Watchtower
  • Medicare
  • Health Net
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
  • Health Net Covered California
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered California
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance (UHC)
  • Beech Street Corporation /WC
  • Interplan
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
  • Blue Shield Covered California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Health Plans of Nevada
  • Kern Health Systems
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers Health & Welfare
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Marian Health Services
  • MultiPlan
  • First Health
  • NEXT
  • Pacificare
  • GEHA
  • Private Health Care Systems
  • Great-West Healthcare of California, Inc.
  • Take Care (GUAM)
  • Brand New Day
  • Union Roofers Health & Welfare Fund
  • United Healthcare
  • USC Network

Ratings and Reviews

  • Provider Explanations Easy to Understand
  • Provider Gave Easy to Understand Instructions
  • Provider Showed Respect
  • Provider Listened Carefully
  • Provider Knew Medical History
  • Provider Spent Enough Time

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