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Serena Fernandes, MD

McLean Hospital Title
Harvard Medical School Title
  • Instructor in Psychiatry


Serena Fernandes, MD, is the assistant medical director at the 3East Partial Hospital Program, which provides dialectical behavior therapy to adolescents and young adults with emerging traits of borderline personality disorder, as well as other mental health disorders.

Dr. Fernandes has an interest in providing comprehensive management of medically ill patients with concurrent psychiatric disorders using behavioral, psychopharmacological, and novel treatment options.

Education & Training

  • 2005 BS in Biology, The College of New Jersey
  • 2009 MD, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • 2009-2013 Residency in Psychiatry, Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program, Harvard Medical School
  • 2013-2015 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, Boston Children’s Hospital
Board Certifications:
  • 2013 Medical License, Board of Registration in Medicine, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • 2013 Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • 2015 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


Office Address: Arlington campus - Merck Building, Room 111