Equine/Large Animal

Navicular Bursa-MRI vs. Surgery
Seminar: Orthopedics: Sport Horse

Saturday, October 14
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Grand Ballroom 1, Level 3

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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Elizabeth J. Davidson, DVM, DACVS, DACVSMR

Associate Professor in Sports Medicine
University of Pennsylvania, New Bolton Center

Elizabeth J. Davidson is an Associate Professor of Sports Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, New Bolton Center. Dr. Davidson received her DVM from Michigan State University in 1992. She completed an equine internship at Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital in Snohomish, Washington followed by large animal surgical residency training at PennVet’s New Bolton Center. She is Diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. She has expertise in sport horse lameness and performance horses with upper airway abnormalities. She has particular interest in horses with neck and back pain and evaluating the “hard to diagnose” horse.

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