Harold Fernandez, MD

From undocumented immigrant to Harvard Medical School to lauded area doctor. Fernandez, Co-Director of Stony Brook University’s Heart Institute, was recently honored with a Distinguished Service Award from the Mineola-Garden City Rotary Club for his pro bono work at their RotaCare clinic in Uniondale. His 11 years of work there has included treatment and free surgeries for the area’s uninsured immigrants. rotacareny.org