Dr. Armando Fuentes joined Children’s Hospital as medical director of perinatology in July 2010. Board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and maternal fetal medicine by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Fuentes has more than 24 years of experience.
His expertise is in prenatal diagnosis, fetal echocardiography and invasive fetal therapy. He is proficient in amniocentesis, chorionic villous sampling, intrauterine transfusions and bladder shunts for bladder obstruction. Prior to joining Children’s, Dr. Fuentes was assistant professor at Florida State University, College of Medicine in Tallahassee, Fla. He also served as director of the Maternal Fetal Center in Winter Park, Fla.
Dr. Fuentes has served in administrative positions as medical director of the department of maternal fetal medicine and chair of the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Florida Hospital in Orlando, Fla. Dr. Fuentes is a member of several professional organizations including the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine, the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American College of Physician Executives.
Dr. Fuentes has published in several professional journals and book chapters. He has lectured throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. He is fluent in Spanish. Dr. Fuentes received his medical degree from Albany Medical College in Albany, N.Y.
He completed his obstetrics and gynecology residency at Albany Medical Center in Albany, where he also served as chief administrative resident. Dr. Fuentes completed a fellowship in maternal fetal medicine at the University of South Florida in Tampa. He obtained his MBA from Crummer School of Business at Rollins College in Orlando, Fla.
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