Dr. Fernández took his undergraduate studies at the University of Costa Rica, where he graduated as a Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1977. In 1982 he made a Master in Orthodontics in Madrid, Spain.
Melvin Fernández has been a Chairman of the Board of the College of Dental Surgeons of Costa Rica, a Founding Member and President of the Costa Rican Academy of Orthodontics, a member of Orthodontic Academies Central America and Panama – FAOCA, an International member of the American Association of Orthodontists in USA, and a member of the World Federation of Orthodontists, among others. He has held since 1992 the Exclusive Associate Practice of Orthodontics in Jaco.
Doctor Fernandez speaks fluent English and Spanish.