Anne C. Fernandez, MD, MS, MBA
Vice President for Behavioral Health and Medical Integration
Bio: Anne C. Fernandez, MD, MS, MBA joined CDPHP in December 2012 as medical director and was promoted to Vice President for Behavioral Health and Medical Integration in July 2018. In this role, Dr. Fernandez directs all clinical aspects of the Behavioral Health Department and assists with providing medical expertise to the plan as well as integration with other medical services. Prior to joining CDPHP, Dr. Fernandez was a staff psychiatrist at St. Peter’s Healthcare in Albany where she saw outpatients in St. Peter’s Addiction Recovery Center clinics throughout the Capital District. She also served as an attending psychiatrist for Bassett Health Care System in Cooperstown and before medical school, worked in the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Unit and the Finance Unit of the New York State Division of Budget. Board certified in Addiction Medicine and in Psychiatry and Neurology, Dr. Fernandez earned her medical degree from SUNY Stony Brook and is a Distinguished Fellow of the America Psychiatric Association. She competed her Internship at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and her Psychiatric Residency at the Hillside Division of Long Island Jewish Medical Center. She also holds an M.B.A. in Health Systems Administration from Union College in Schenectady, a Masters in Science and Technology Studies (STS) from RPI in Troy and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie.