Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Fernando Amitrano

Dr Fernando Amitrano

BS on Veterinary Medicine 2008 Universidad Catolica de Cordoba Argentina; Large Animal Surgery Residency 2019 University of Wisconsin Madison

Fernando performed several internships in United States of America which include: A surgical and internal medicine at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington Kentucky. A critical care and surgery internship at University of Illinois and a equine sport medicine and surgery internship at University of Minnesota. In 2016 he started a large animal surgery residency at University of Wisconsin which he recently graduated form.

He currently is a lecture in equine surgery at the Veterinary Clinical Centre and his main responsibilities include:

Provide high quality of learning and teaching methodologies, build strong professional relationships with students, provide leadership and foster partnerships with the veterinary profession, provide mentoring and coaching to support the academic development of colleagues and participate in shared after-hours surgical roster.

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Fernando's main roll is clinical teaching with students and residents to provide hands on experience and support their clinical development.

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Fernando's main research interest is in lameness, osteoarthritis and joint disease. He is currently researching  elbow joint imaging and osteoarthritis development.

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Amitrano F. N., Gutierrez-Nibeyro S. D., and Schaeffer D. J. Effect of hoof boots and toe-extension shoes on the forelimb kinetics of horses at the walk. American Journal of Veterinary Research. 2016; 77(5) 527-33.

Amitrano F. N., Gutierrez-Nibeyro S. D., and Joslyn S. K.  Radiographic diagnosis of craniodorsal coxofemoral luxation in standing equids.  Equine Veterinary Education, 2014; 26 (5) 255-258.

Amitrano F. N., Austin S. M., and Kay A. T. Osteomyelitis of the medial trochlear ridge of the talus in a horse. Equine Veterinary Education, 2016; 28 (6) 299-303.

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