Dr. Bernal is a pulmonary physician who has practiced medicine in Tampa for 40 years.
He has been at his current location for over 30 years and has been affiliated with all major hospitals in the area but recently limited his hospital affiliations to Florida Hospital and Tampa Community Hospital.
He became board certified in Sleep Medicine in 2010, in Critical Care Medicine in 1987, in Pulmonary Medicine in 1980 and in Internal Medicine in 1973. He completed a fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine at the University of Arizona under Dr. Benjamin Burrows and Internal Medicine at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia.
He graduated from medical school from the National University of Colombia in Bogota, his place of birth.