PhD is a native of Toledo, which is the historical capital of Spain. He graduated from the most prestigious Spanish medical school, La Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He is a Diplomate in Sport Medicine and Physical Education and earned his PhD at the University of Cordoba, Spain, with a research on the assessment of the physiological response in simulated combat military activities.
Doctor Jimenez has worked as a consultant physician in several professional sports teams in both football-soccer as well in professional cycling, which includes the Tour de France, and for the past eleven seasons in the Spanish Professional Basketball League (ACB), as Chief Medical Officer Basketball team Fuenlabrada For 24 years.
Fernando currently serves as a Professor at the Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Castilla and La Mancha and heads the research group "Deporsalud" oriented to the study of "Sports Performance and Injury Rehabilitation”. He is also Professor in the Catholic University San Antonio of Murcia, University Pablo Olavide of Seville, and National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico. He is an expert in the sonographic diagnosis of musculoskeletal injuries, and has published several books on clinical and ultrasonographic study of sports injuries, the latest entitled 'Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, 2nd Edition' (Publisher Marban 2010). He has authored over peer-reviewed 100 publications and articles in journals of scientific interest,
Doctor Jimenez was the Secretary General of the Spanish Society of Sports Traumatology and currently serves on the Board of the Spanish Federation of Sports Medicine and Director of its School of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound. Since April 2013, he is the Vice President of the Spanish Society of Ultrasound (SEECO) and FEBSUM (Spanish Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology). He founded the Annual Sports Medicine Course held in Toledo since its first edition in 2000. He currently heads the International Chair of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and recently created the Catholic University San Antonio of Murcia Diploma Courses in different countries which includes the U.S.A., many in South America, United Arab Emirates and India.
He has been invited to lecture in many countries, and this list continues to grow as many more have included him in their Lecture and Laboratory Faculty. He is very much encouraged to share his knowledge of Sportsmedicine Ultrasound as he sees the dedication of many of his international colleagues applying this expertise to their patients around the globe.
Doctor Jimenez can be contacted thru the Universidad de Castilla y La Mancha.