Dr. Fernando Cabrera

  • Doctor of Medicine and Surgery.
  • Coordinator of the Marfan Units at Xanit International and Malaga University Hospital.
  • Associate Editor of Cardiocore, the review for cardiovascular disease.
  • Lecturer at the University of Malaga.


Doctor Cabrera holds a doctorate in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Malaga and is a Specialist in Cardiology. He lectures in Anatomy at the University of Malaga. He is an active member of both the Sociedad Española de Cardiología and the European Society of Cardiology. He has worked in the Heart Area of Xanit International Hospital since 2009 and in the Heart Area of the Virgen de la Victoria University Hospital since 1997, where he also teaches and is Tutor for Medical Intern Residents (MIR) of the Cardiology Service and Clinical Tutor at the Department of Medicine. He is Coordinator of the Marfan Units at Xanit International and Malaga University Hospital.

Of special note in the field of research is his role as Associate Editor of Cardiocore, the cardiovascular disease publication and reviewer for several medical journals (Revista Española de Cardiología, European Journal of Echocardiography, among others). He has also authored many articles and frequently presents papers at international conferences in the field of Cardiology, fundamentally in the areas of Echocardiography and valvular heart disease.

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The Arrhythmias Unit of the Heart Area cares for patients with heart rhythm disorders. It is divided into two specific areas.

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Marfan Unit

ICTA has the first Marfan unit set up in the private health sector in Spain: we diagnose, follow-up and treat Marfan syndrome patients.

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Cardiac Surgery

Modern Cardiac Surgery: coronary surgery with and without extracorporeal circulation, conventional valve surgery, etc.

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Aortic Valve Unit

Our group has pioneered aortic valve replacement techniques. Our operating theatre is fully equipped for aortic root surgeries.

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Clinical Cardiology

Electrocardiograms, stress tests & echocardiograms: consultations at Hospital Xanit (Benalmádena) or Fuengirola .

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Sudden Death Unit

Early diagnosis, follow-up and treatment of potentially lethal cardiovascular diseases that may result in sudden death in athletes.

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Coronarography, studies of patients with valvulopathies: congenital heart disease in adults, transseptal catheterisation, etc.

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Cardiac Rehabilitation

Service specialised in full rehabilitation of patients after angina, heart attack, operations, etc.

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