Dr. Alyssa Hernandez

Family Medicine

Dr. Hernandez received her BS in biology from Saint Joseph’s University where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. She obtained her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Honor Medical Society.

Dr. Hernandez completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital where she was awarded “Intern of the Year.” She then went on to complete a residency in Family Medicine at Overlook Medical Center. During her third year, she served as chief resident and was awarded the Antony F. Coppola, MD Clinical Excellence award for consistently delivering clinical care that demonstrates the highest ideals of family medicine.

Dr. Hernandez is board certified in family medicine and offers health services for your entire family, including men and women's health, pediatrics, geriatrics, preventative care, chronic disease care, and minor surgical procedures. She has a special interest in preventative health care including promoting healthy eating habits and exercise. She also believes it is important to treat patients as a whole, by addressing their emotional as well as their physical issues.

1801 East Second Street

Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

tel: 908-322-7786



  • Family Medicine


  • Overlook Medical Center Family Practice, Summit, New Jersey

Medical Training

  • Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


  • Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania