Dr. Radames Fernandez-Felipe upon graduating from high school decided to study medicine. In 1977 he earned his medical degree from Instituto Superior de Ciencias Medica de la Habana, Havana, Cuba. After practicing general medicine Dr. Fernandez decided he would like to work with acute patients and started his studies in cardiology. In 1986 he earned his cardiologist degree from Instituto De Cardiologia y Cirugia Cardiovascular de la Habana, Havana, Cuba. After leaving his native country and living abroad for a few years, Dr. Fernandez was board certified in Internal Medicine in Puerto Rico in Hospital Municipal de San Juan, Puerto Rico; he later moved to Miami, Florida to practice as an Internal Medicine doctor.