Assistant Professor of Equine Surgery
Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences
LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
MS, Louisiana State University, 2021
DVM, Louisiana State University, 2015
BS, University of Puerto Rico, 2008
Major research focus in equine neck pain treated by cervical peri-neural corticosteroid injection. Open for collaborations.
Interest in equine surgical topics like large animal surgical emergencies, lameness, and laboratories oriented in large animal surgery.
Major interest in arthroscopies, soft tissue surgery, orthopedics and sport medicine.
Awards & Honors
2015, American College of Veterinary Surgeons Foundation Student Surgery Award
A study of ultrasound-guided perineural injection of the caudal cervical spinal nerve roots in equine cadavers. Jonuel A Cruz-Sanabria, Lorrie Gaschen, Hermann H Bragulla, Mark Mitchell & Britta S Leise.
PI: Development of a Cervical Perineural Injection Technique in the horse. Charles V. Cusimano Grant : $6000
Co-I: Vacuum Assisted Retraction. LSU #AM220691 Grant: 69,000