Advances in Standing Surgery for Field & Hospital Procedures
Time & Location
About the Event
6:30-7:00 check-in and social
7:00-8:30 Dinner and presentation
Speaker: Wade Walker, DVM, DACVS
Tackling surgical procedures in the standing horse is the new horizon in Large Animal Surgery. This presentation will discuss how to safely and effectively perform several standing surgical procedures in the field, as well as several of the minimally invasive standing surgical approaches that can now be performed in referral settings.
Dr. Walker is a 3rd generation veterinarian from La Canada Flintridge, California. He achieved both his undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences and his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Colorado State University. During this time he was employed as a research assistant at the Equine Orthopaedic Research Center. Dr. Walker completed an Internship at Arizona Equine Medical and Surgical Centre followed by a Large Animal Surgery Residency at Cornell University. Wade gained further experience as a staff surgeon at both San Luis Rey Equine Hospital in Bonsall, California and Chaparral Veterinary Medical Center in Cave Creek, AZ prior to joining the team at Alamo Pintado. He has a special interest in minimally invasive standing surgical procedures in the horse.