Dr. Ana Teresa Bernardes has her doctorate in Medicine from the Lisbon School of Medicine is Lisbon, Portugal. She started her career as a Teaching Assistant in Clinical Introduction and Semiology course at the same institution. She then served as a Cardiology Review Lecturer for the Portuguese National Medical Residency Access Examination in Lisbon. She has gained a variety of short-term clinical experiences throughout Orlando and Miami, Florida with a number of medical clinics and hospitals in the area.

Dr. Bernardes has utilized her clinical expertise to volunteer with a number of Lisbon clinical and youth organizations, and speaks three languages. She has been involved in a number of research endeavors, resulting in a few publications in recent years. Dr. Bernardes joined the UCF College of Medicine in 2022 and will be involved in Clinical Skills and Simulation throughout the year.

Recent Publications:

Peer Reviewed:

  • Bernardes T, Ostilla L, Fazal A, et al. (January 11, 2022) When in Doubt, Cut It Out: Biopsy as Key in Diagnosing Cryptococcal Soft Tissue Infection. Cureus 14(1): e21111. DOI 10.7759/cureus.21111

Book Chapters:

  • Reis de Carvalho, C., Bernardes, T., Ayres-de-Campos, D. (2018). Medicação Durante A Gravidez (Medication During Pregnancy). In A. Oliveira (Ed.), Protocolos De Atuação Na Urgência (Emergency Guidelines) (pp. 127-137). Lisbon: Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte.

Education & Specialties

  • MD, Lisbon School of Medicine, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Internal Medicine
Research Interests:
  • Medical Education
  • Hospital Medicine

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