Rafael M. Fernandez-Soltero, MD, MBA
- Orthopedic surgery
- Adult reconstructive total joint surgery
- Hip replacement and knee replacement surgery
- Hip pain and knee pain
- Hip and knee joint revision surgery
- Avascular necrosis of hip or knee
- Infected knee or infected hip replacement
- Hip joint arthritis and knee joint arthritis
- Meniscus tears
- Knee arthroscopy
- Virtual visits
Rafael M. Fernandez-Soltero, MD specializes in Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery in Faribault, MN.
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I became a health care provider to be able to serve patients and improve their health. The best part of my work is being able to provide long-term solutions to improve the quality of life for each patient. My practice philosophy is to provide the highest value adult orthopedic reconstructive care with the best patient experience. I offer face-to-face virtual visits for a variety of health services and conditions.
Favorite health tip: Keep moving!
Most people don’t know that: I love to host friends to play music, sing or share their artistic talent.
I am passionate about: watching and discussing movies and books with friends and family.
Something I have learned from my patients is: Love, faith, hope and fortitude of the human spirit.
The best thing I have done for my health is: striving for harmony in my daily life activities.
My personal health challenge is: maintaining a regular exercise schedule.
- Orthopedic surgery
Awards and recognitions
- Marquette University College of Engineering, BS
- University of Tennessee, MBA
- University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, MD
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
- American Medical Association (AMA)
- Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery
Years of experience
Additional languages spoken
- District One Hospital
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Major health plans we accept
- Allina Health | Aetna
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Other health plans we accept
- America's PPO
- First Health/Coventry
- Hennepin Health (formerly Metropolitan Health Plan)
- South Country Health Alliance
- United Behavioral Health
- Wisconsin Physician Services (WPS)