Dr Fernando graduated from the Facultad de Veterinaria de Zaragoza in 1989, achieving the PhD degree in 1994. After his PhD years, he established the 1st Spanish veterinary mobile service on diagnostic imaging in 1995. Following the awarding of his PhD, and as part of his Postdoctoral training, he moved to the Diagnostic Imaging Department of Tufts University Veterinary Medical College from 1996 to 1997.
In 1998, he was appointed as the Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging and Anatomy at the Facultad de Veterinaria of the Universidad Cardenal Herrera in Valencia (Spain), where he spent 22 years working at the University Hospital as a Radiologist .
In 2013, he was awarded with a sabbatical leave from the same University and decided to move to the Veterinary Medical School of James Cook University (Australia) where he was an Associate Professor with teaching and hospital duties from 2013 to 2014.
Upon his return from Australia, Dr Fernando moved to the UK to work for Cave Veterinary Specialists as a radiologist, where he spent 4 years, from 2016 to 2019.
Dr Fernando has been working as a radiologist throughout the years in several referral hospitals in the UK, including Davies Veterinary Specialists (London), Dick White Referrals (Cambridge) and Highcroft Veterinary Specialists (Bristol); this also includes working on online reporting imaging cases for several Spanish veterinary referral practices as well.
He has directed two PhD Thesis on Diagnostic Imaging being the author of several scientific articles in the field.
His current field of interest is musculoskeletal ultrasound in small animals.
In 2010, he published the first Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging book ever written in Spanish language (https://issuu.com/grupoasis/docs/atlasdiagnosticoimagen.issuu). A 2nd English edition of this book is currently in the making.
He is an active member of the European Association of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging.