Fernando Carreira, MD
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Dr. Fernando Carreira attended the University of Notre Dame for his undergraduate studies. Dr. Carreira then went on to medical school at the University of Illinois in Chicago, where he was awarded the Craig Research Fellowship. Upon completing medical school, Dr. Carreira moved to Colorado for his Internal Medicine residency at the University of Colorado. Dr. Carreira was appointed as the Chief Medical Resident at Denver Health Medical Center. Following this year long appointment, Dr. Carreira continued at the University of Colorado as a Gastroenterology fellow.
Dr. Carreira's clinical experience during fellowship encompassed a broad spectrum of both gastroenterology and hepatology with special interest in inflammatory bowel disease. In addition, Dr. Carreira performed research, primarily focused on pharmacologic means of colon cancer prevention as well as colonoscopy quality assurance. Dr. Carreira was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of Denver Health and Hospital and he serves as an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Colorado, School of Medicine.