Equine/Large Animal

Ultrasound of the Equine Stifle
Seminar: American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation: Equine

Friday, October 13
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Location: Room 204–205

Katherine Chope, VMD, DACVSMR

Clinical Assistant Professor
Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Katherine Chope, VMD, DACVSMR
Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
Equine Ultrasound

Dr. Kate Chope, VMD, DACVSMR , Clinical Assistant Professor Department of Sports Medicine and Ultrasound, Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Chope graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. She worked in mixed private practice for two years prior to completing a two year fellowship in Equine Cardiology and Ultrasound under Dr. Virginia Reef at the University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center. She remained at New Bolton Center for an additional year as a lecturer before joining Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine to establish a dedicated large animal ultrasound service there. Kate is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Equine Ultrasound Service at The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. She is board certified in the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. She has lectured and taught wet-labs on equine ultrasound and cardiology at national and international conferences and has contributed to several clinical articles in peer reviewed veterinary journals. A lifelong equestrian, Kate competed extensively on the hunter /jumper circuit as junior and amateur rider and now enjoys helping her daughter in the eventing world.

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José M. García-López, VMD, DACVS, DACVSMR

Associate Professor Large Animal Surgery Director of Equine Sports Medicine
Tufts University

Dr. José M. García-López, VMD, Dipl. ACVS, Dipl. ACVSMR
American College of Veterinary Surgeons
American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
Associate Professor Large Animal Surgery
Director of Equine Sports Medicine
Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

José obtained his VMD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1996 and went on to complete a 1-year Equine Internship at Mid-Atlantic Equine Medical Center (Ringoes, New Jersey, USA) followed by a 3-year Large Animal Surgical Residency with special focus on Equine Sports Medicine at Tufts University in North Grafton, Massachusetts. He became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2001. Following his residency José obtained a Lecturer position in the Section of Equine Sports Medicine and Imaging at the University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania where he remained for 2 years. In 2002, he returned to Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine as an Assistant Professor in Large Animal Surgery and in 2010, he was promoted to Associate Professor. While at Tufts, he has continued to concentrate his work in the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal disorders as well as the use of advanced imaging in the equine athlete. In 2010, he also became a faculty member of AO VET North America. He became board certified by the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation in 2013. Dr. García-López specializes in equine orthopedic surgery including arthroscopy and fracture repair, upper respiratory surgery, lameness diagnosis and treatment, and advanced imaging. He regularly lectures and provides consultations at the national and international level.

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