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Evans Fernández

Dr. Evans Fernandez is a fellowship-trained pulomonologist who treats all types of interstitial lung disease, including hypersensitivity pneumonitis.

Special Interests

Clinical Interests

Epidemiology, clinical outcome and translational research in Interstital Lung Disease and Intensive Care Medicine



Mayo Graduate School College of Medicine (Rochester, MN), MS
Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra, School of Medicine (Santiago, Dominican Republic), MD


Beth Israel University Hospital and Manhattan Campus for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (New York, NY)


Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN), Multidisciplinary Critical Care Medicine
Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN), Pulmonary Medicine

Board Certification

Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Diseases
Critical Care Medicine

Professional Memberships

American College of Chest Physicians
American Thoracic Society


Fernández Pérez ER, Harmacek LD, O'Connor BP, Danhorn T, Vestal B, Maier LA, Koelsch TL, Leach SM. Prognostic accuracy of a peripheral blood transcriptome signature in chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis. Thorax. 2022 Jan;77(1):86-90.

Fernández Pérez ER, Travis WD, Lynch DA, Brown KK, Johannson KA, Selman M, Ryu JH, Wells AU, Tony Huang YC, Pereira CAC, Scholand MB, Villar A, Inase N, Evans RB, Mette SA, Frazer-Green L. Diagnosis and Evaluation of Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report. Chest. 2021 Aug;160(2):e97-e156.

Fernández Pérez ER. Changing trends in age-adjusted pulmonary fibrosis mortality in the USA: a joinpoint regression analysis. Eur Respir J. 2019 Jul;54(1).
Fernández Pérez ER, Kong A, Raimundo K, Koelsch TL, Kulkarni R, Cole AL.  Epidemiology of Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis among an Insured Population in the United States: A Claims-Based Cohort Analysis.  Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2018; 15(4):460-69.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Rose Medical Center
  • St. Joseph Hospital - Denver

Academic Affiliations

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine, University of Colorado Denver

Conflicts of Interest

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