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José Antonio Guerra Resident, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences

Research Area(s)

  • Equine surgery

Profile

  • MSc candidate
  • Supervisor: Dr. Keri Thomas, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
  • Home community: Cuernavaca, Mexico

Dr. Guerra was born in California and raised in Cuernavaca, Mexico. He graduated from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), obtaining his DVM degree in (2011) and MSc degree in (2015). 

Dr. Guerra worked for the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico's (UAEM) Equine Teaching Hospital from 2015 to 2018. After he completed a large animal rotating internship at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, he joined the Western College of Veterinary Medicine University of Saskatchewan as a large animal surgery resident in 2019. 

Academic Credentials

  • DVM, National Autonomous University of Mexico, 2011
  • MSc, National Autonomous University of Mexico, 2015
  • Certificate as Equine Practitioner from CONCERVET (National Council of Veterinary Medicine Certification, Mexico), 2017

Research

Dr. Guerra's research interests are equine surgery with a focus on lameness, suspensory ligament muscle atrophy after deep branch neurectomy, suspensory ligament desmitis, and use of alpha-2 agonists in regional anesthesia and analgesia.