Equine/Large Animal

Complications in Urogenital Surgery

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The focus is on three main sections: adult female complications, adult male complications, and neonatal complications. Learn to reduce future complications by understanding the common complications encountered. Identify common surgical complications and the best methods to treat them.


Lindsey Boone, DVM, PhD, DACVS-LA

Assistant Professor of Equine Surgery
Auburn University

Dr. Boone received her DVM from the University of Georgia in 2008, completed an internship in large animal medicine and surgery at Texas A&M University in 2009, and then completed a large animal surgery residency at the University of Georgia in 2012. Dr. Boone served as a large animal clinical instructor in Equine Surgery at the University of Georgia from 2012-2013 while completing her Ph.D. in physiology and pharmacology from the University of Georgia in 2013. From 2013-2016, she gained valuable experience as an associate surgeon in an equine sports medicine and surgery referral practice in Tryon, North Carolina. She became board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2015. In 2016, she joined the faculty at Auburn University as an assistant professor of equine surgery.


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Dean A. Hendrickson, DVM, MS, DACVS

Professor of Equine Surgery
Colorado State University

Dr. Hendrickson received his DVM from Colorado State University in 1988, and completed an Equine Surgery and Medicine Internship at the University of Sydney, Sydney Australia in 1989. He was accepted into and completed the three year combined Large Animal Surgery Residency and Masters of Science program at Cornell University in 1992. He became a faculty member in the Department of Surgical Sciences at the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in August 1992. He joined the Department of Clinical Sciences at Colorado State University in December 1994. He has served at VTH Hospital Director and the Associate Dean for the DVM program at CSU. His primary clinical interests are in Equine Wound Care and Minimally Invasive Surgery and has spoken nationally and internationally on both subjects. He has authored papers in many journals and numerous book chapters on the use of Endoscopic Surgery, and has edited a Veterinary Clinics of North America: Equine Practice on Endoscopic Surgery. He completed a textbook on Equine Wound Care and has authored multiple chapters in other books on equine wound care. He recently completed the 4th Edition of Turner and McIlwraith’s Large Animal Surgical Techniques. He consults with various Zoological Societies regarding large and megavertabrate species and marine mammals. He has been part of a team that is working on population management of elephants in southern Africa.


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Senior Lecturer, Department Head
Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Teaching Hospital


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Britta Leise, DVM, PhD, DACVS-LA

Assistant Professor, Equine Surgery
Louisiana State University

Britta Leise, DVM, PhD, DACVS-LA is a 2002 graduate from the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her internship in large animal medicine and surgery at the University of Georgia form 2002-2003 and an equine surgery residency at LSU in 2007. She was a clinical instructor in Equine Emergency and Critical Care at The Ohio State University where she also completed a PhD in Comparative and Veterinary Medicine. She is currently an assistant professor of equine surgery at Louisiana State University.


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