Dr. Joseph Hernandez is an assistant professor of Psychiatry and Health Behavior at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. He completed his undergraduate and medical school training at Florida State University College of Medicine in Tallahassee, Florida. He completed his internship, general adult psychiatry residency training and addiction medicine fellowship at Augusta University. Dr. Hernandez joined the faculty in 2019 and is an outpatient psychiatry and addiction medicine doctor at Serenity Behavioral Health. His interests include addictions, depression, anxiety, behavioral change as well as schizophrenia. He uses motivational interviewing to facilitate behavioral change as well as acceptance and mindfulness skills. He provides education on addiction to residents, medical students, physician assistant students and the community at large.
Areas of Expertise (4)
Depression and Mental Illness
Florida State University: Bachelor's Degree
Florida State University College of Medicine: Doctor of Medicine
Augusta University: Internship, residency and fellowship
Dr. Hernandez completed his internship, general adult psychiatry residency training and addiction medicine fellowship at Augusta University.