Posted 3 years ago

Phoenix Business Journal Health Care Heroes 2021: Dr. Edgar Hernandez

Congratulations to Ironwoods Dr Edgar Hernandez. Dr Hernandez has been awarded a Health Care Hero.

Dr. Hernandez has been credited in the state of Arizona as being one of the earliest pioneers in the field of breast-conserving surgery, advanced innovative techniques as Oncoplastic Surgery, Brachytherapy, and Nipple-Areolar Skin-Sparing Mastectomies. He believes in comprehensive Breast Cancer care in conjunction with both Radiation and Medical Oncology.

Over the years, Dr. Hernandez has served the regional medical community in various leadership roles that include serving Chandler Regional Medical Center as the Chief of Staff, the Chairman of the Department of Surgery also as a Member of the hospital’s Board of Directors. He is well respected in the medical community as a leader and a colleague.

Dr. Hernandez was born in Mexico and immigrated to the USA at the age of ten. He has been a recognized asset to the community and has received two humanitarian awards from the Desert Cancer Foundation of Arizona and the Fresh Start Women’s Foundation. These awards honored his continued support of uninsured women in Arizona who were in need of medical/surgical care for breast disorders, including cancer care.