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Everardo Cobos, MD,FACP

  • Position: Chair, Department of Medicine & Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology
  • Specialty: Oncology/Hematology

About Dr. Cobos

Dr. Cobos is a specialist in hematology and oncology and a highly accomplished physician, educator and leader who joins Kern Medical to serve as its Chair, Department of Medicine. He most recently served at Grace Health System in Lubbock, Texas, where he was director of hematology and hematologic malignancies at its BIood Disorders and Cancer Therapeutics Center.

Dr. Cobos earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Texas-El Paso and his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio. He completed his internship at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso and subsequently served as a U.S. Army general medical officer in South Korea.

He completed his Internal Medicine residency and hematology-oncology fellowship at Letterman Army Medical Center. He underwent additional specialized training in bone marrow transplantation at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center in Seattle.

As a full-time faculty member at the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, Dr. Cobos has served as associate dean for oncology programs, program director for the Hematology-Oncology Fellowship, and director of the Hematology-Oncology Division.

He was Chief of Hematology at Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Wash.; and director of the Southwest Cancer Treatment and Research Center in Lubbock, where he also served as director of the bone marrow-stem cell transplantation program. He also was associate regional medical director of Vista Care Hospice in Lubbock.

Dr. Cobos is a board-certified diplomat in Clinical and Applied Thrombosis, Hemostasis and Vascular Medicine and holds lifetime board certifications in hematology, oncology and internal medicine.

He received the President’s Distinguished Professor and Distinguished Clinician awards from the Texas Tech University School of Medicine, and was named Hispanic Physician of the Year in Lubbock. He holds memberships in a range of professional organizations and serves on numerous academic, professional and civic boards on the local, state and national levels.

Dr. Cobos also has developed a wide range of programs related to treatment, education and research and has delivered many lectures. He has helped recruit over 50 key Health Sciences Center faculty members and has advised and mentored countless students. His work has appeared in numerous published works.

He and his wife Won Sun Cobos have three children, Luis, Alex, and Chris.

Affiliations, Societies and Memberships American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, International Society for Hematotherapy and Graft Engineering, International Society for Biological Therapy of Cancer, American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, International Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis, International Academy of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis, American Cancer Society, Southwest Oncology Group, Gynecology Oncology Group, National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project, National Marrow Donor Program, Southern Society for Clinical Investigation, American Federation for Medical Research, International Society for Biological Therapy of Cancer, The American Association for Cancer Research, American College of Physicians
  • Board Certification
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Hematology
  • American Board of Oncology
  • Medical School
  • University of Texas HSC San Antonio, TX
  • Internship
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, TX
  • Residency
  • Letterman Army Medical Center San Francisco, CA
  • Fellowship
  • Letterman Army Medical Center San Francisco, CA