Dr Antonio Fernando
Psychiatrist, Sleep Specialist | Practice 92
Tony is a psychiatrist, sleep specialist from Auckland. He just passed his PhD oral examinations at the University of Auckland, studying compassion in medicine. He obtained his medical degree from the University of the Philippines and his psychiatry and sleep training at the University of Pennsylvania. He has been awarded multiple teaching awards by medical students and the faculty of medicine in Auckland. In 2012, he was awarded by President Aquino of the Philippines for his services to sleep medicine and medical education. In 2015, he received the Chair’s award by the New Zealand Medical Association, the highest recognition given by the association to any doctor in New Zealand for his work on physician wellbeing. In January of 2017, he received temporary ordination as a Buddhist monk in Myanmar. He plays the cello, is a cheap-eats foodie and despite his fear of the water, has swum across the Auckland Harbour a few times and competes in ocean races.