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Dr. Fernando Cózar Bernal

Thoracic Surgeon

Name: Fernando Cózar Bernal

Position: Thoracic Surgeon


  • Degree in Medicine from the University of Seville.
  • Master in Medical Research: Clinical and experimental. Faculty of Medicine of the University of Seville.
  • PhD program. Faculty of Medicine of the University of Seville.

Current position:

Physician specialist area in Thoracic Surgery- Virgen Macarena University Hospital. Sevilla (Spain). ugust 2018 – present.


Current Hospitals:

  • Hospital Universitario Virgen Macarena. Seville (Spain)
  • Hospital Fátima. Seville (Spain)
  • Hospital Vithas-Nisa Sevilla. Sevilla.
  • Hospital Viamed Santa Ángela de la Cruz. Sevilla.

Former Hospitals:

  • Complejo Hospitalario de Jaén (Spain).
  • Hospital Puerta del Mar Hospital. Cádiz (Spain).


Active publication in books and scientific journals on thorax surgery at a national and international level.

Dr. Cózar shows great interest in thoracic oncology being currently, an active member of the Thoracic Tumors Committees of the Hospitals Juan Ramón Jiménez (Huelva), Virgen Macarena (Seville) and Virgen de Valme (Seville).

Throughout his professional career he has been linked to various multidisciplinary committees such as the Thoracic Tumors Committee of the Complejo Hospitalario de Jaén (2016-2018), the Lung Tumors Committee of the National Cancer Institute, Santiago de Chile (February-December 2015) and the Lung Cancer Subcommittee of the Virgen Macarena University Hospital (2009 to 2014).

Experience in Videothoracoscopic Surgery and Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery in the pioneering Service of this technique in Spain, the General and Thoracic Surgery Service of the Virgen Macarena University Hospital (Seville) under the Head of Service of Professor Doctor Jesús Loscertales Abril.

Clinical mentor of Medicine students (2018-present).

Mentor of Thoracic Surgery residents at the Virgen Macarena University Hospital.

Member of the Board of Directors of NEUMOSUR (Association of Pulmonologists and Thoracic Surgeons of the South) in Thoracic Surgery.

Member of the institutional relations and professional affairs committee of the SECT (Spanish Society of Thoracic Surgery).

Member of the institutional relations committee of SEPAR (Spanish Society of Pathology of the Respiratory System).


  • Spanish Association of Surgeons (AEC).
  • Ibero-American Association of Thoracic Surgery (AIACT).
  • European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS).