Dr. Barry Fernando completed his undergraduate education at the University of Arizona in 1977, graduating Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa, with a major in Chemistry and a double minor in Mathematics and Physics. He finished medical school at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. Dr. Fernando completed a 5-year general surgery residency at The Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency, before finishing his plastic surgery residency at the prestigious Barnes Hospital/Washington University, in Saint Louis, Missouri. While in training, he published multiple articles in peer-reviewed journals, and was a co-author of several book chapters in a major plastic surgery publication.
Dr. Fernando entered private practice in Phoenix, Arizona in 1988. He specialized in aesthetic surgery and reconstructive surgery of the breast. On multiple occasions, he has been named Phoenix Magazine’s “Top Doctor” by a vote of his peers.
Dr. Fernando has also been actively involved in medical education and training through his medical society, The Aesthetic Society. He has previously been a member of their Technology Committee and Patient Safety Committee.
Barry Fernando, M.D., is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a member in good standing of The American Society of Plastic Surgery and The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Fernando retired from his plastic surgery practice in December of 2019.
Dr. Fernando is a Co- Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Anzu®, and Co-CEO of Ronan Solutions™. ANZU® is a software company that develops technology solutions for medical education, healthcare and medical big data. In 2016, at the Aesthetic Society’s national meeting, he was given a Special Merit Award by the society for his work on integrating technology into medical education. He was also instrumental in the conceptualization, development and delivery of a big data project called The Aesthetic Neural Network for the same society.