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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Elsa Fernandez, MD

  • Pediatrics
    (Board Certified)
Additional Language Spoken
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Hoag Affiliated Physicians
Newport Children's Medical Group - Costa Mesa
1640 Newport Boulevard
Suite 210
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Newport Children's Medical Group - Costa Mesa
1640 Newport Boulevard
Suite 210
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
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(949) 642-7332
(949) 642-7335
Mon - Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Pediatrics
      (Board Certified)
  • Biography


    Dr. Elsa Fernandez is a board certified Pediatrician and is a fellow of The American Academy of Pediatrics.

    She received her medical degree from University of Buenos Aires in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She completed her residency at the University of California, Irvine.

    She has extensive experience in teaching doctors and medical students and is a professor of Pediatrics at UCI. She has served the community for over 30 years in private practice and the university academic setting. Dr. Fernandez has extensive experience in inpatient and outpatient pediatric care. She has served on the Faculty at CHOC and University Children Hospital (UCI) for the past 15 years.

    Dr. Fernandez has received awards by her peers including, Best Doctors in America. Recently she was awarded ” The circle of care award” by the County of Orange due to her efforts serving the community thought out her career.

    Dr. Fernandez is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is fluent in Spanish and enjoys travel and ballroom dancing.
  • Insurance Accepted

    Insurance Accepted

    Insurance ID Numbers

    Aetna: *687697
    Blue Cross: *YNL068
    Blue Shield: 00A246992
    CIGNA: 3631621020
    CIGNA Select: 3631621022
    Health Net: 3620004926
    Health Net Senior: n/a
    SCAN: n/a
    United Healthcare: *0279630054

    *Provider ID is the same for both HMO and Medicare Advantage Plans