Date: 9th December 2020
Time: from 5:00 AM to 6:00 AM
Audience: Large and Small Animals– Veterinarian, Nurses
Price: AED 0
Dr. DAVID SOBEL, DVM, MRCVS - LASERS IN SMALL ANIMAL ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY
Dr. Sobel began his veterinary training at the University of Glasgow in Scotland before returning to the US to receive his DVM from Tufts Veterinary School in 1992. He was on the staff of the Dover Veterinary Hospital during which time he received advanced training in human endoscopic surgery at the New England Medical Center in Boston. He later served on the staff of the Hanover Veterinary Clinic before starting his mobile practice, Metropolitan Veterinary Consultants, in 2000.
Dr. Sobel was one of the first practitioners to begin incorporating the use of diode lasers into minimally invasive surgery for dogs and cats, taking what had previously been purely diagnostic procedures into the realm of interventional surgical endoscopy. He is the co-editor and author of the BSAVA Manual of Small Animal Endoscopy and Endosurgery and has also contributed to Ettinger et. al. Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine and Winkler’s Laser Surgery in Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. TIMOTHY C MCCARTHY, DVM, PhD, DACVS - INTERVENTIONAL CYSTOSCOPY
Dr. McCarthy has been performing endoscopy in a private practice setting for 38 years, starting with flexible gastrointestinal endoscopy and migrating to all forms of rigid and flexible endoscopy. He developed many diagnostic endoscopy procedures including approaches to almost all organ systems. He has been a driving force in the expansion of diagnostic applications of endoscopy into interventional and operative techniques that have changed the way veterinary medicine is practiced. He has lectured around the globe teaching and promoting applications of endoscopy, published numerous articles, and edited the definitive text Veterinary Endoscopy for the Small Animal Practitioner, with a second edition currently in the final stages of publication.
Dr. DR. BOEL ANITA FRANSSON, DVM, DACVS, ACVS Founding Fellow MIS - GETTING STARTED WITH LAPAROSCOPIC SUTURING
Dr. Fransson is a faculty member and surgeon at Washington State University where she obtained Professor in Small Animal Surgery rank in 2018. She graduated from Veterinary School in Uppsala, Sweden and underwent intern and residency training at Washington State University. She became an ACVS diplomate in 2003. Her research focus is minimally invasive surgery and her research program has included development of the first laparoscopic skills training laboratory dedicated to veterinary surgeons. Together with a number of faculty at other institutions she spearheaded development of the Veterinary Assessment of Laparoscopic Skills (VALS) training and assessment program. She is one of the editors for the first textbook dedicated to small animal MIS, Small Animal Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy.
Dr. BRIAN BEALE DVM, DACVS, ACVS FOUNDING FELLOW MINIMALLY-INVASIVE SURGERY (ORTHOPEDIC)
Brian attended the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine where he also completed a 3-year residency in small animal surgery and joined the faculty. Brian has a special interest in arthroscopy, minimally-invasive surgery, fracture repair, joint replacement, treatment of arthritis, and pain management. Brian is a passionate teacher and frequently lectures and teaches wet-labs around the world. Brian became an ACVS Founding Fellow of Minimally-Invasive Orthopedic Surgery in 2018. Brian currently is the CEO of Beale’s Best and a surgeon at Beale Veterinary Specialists in Victoria, Texas.
MARK STETTER, DVM, DACZM
Dr. Mark Stetter is dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University. Prior to this, Dr. Stetter worked for over two decades as a clinical zoo and wildlife veterinarian. Most recently this included 15 years at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Orlando and with the Wildlife Conservation Society/Bronx Zoo in New York. One of Dr. Stetter’s primary areas of research has included minimally invasive surgery in wildlife. He has published and presented extensively on this topic including laparoscopy in various species such as fish, birds and mammals. His recent focus has been the development of laparoscopic surgical techniques in elephants.
Dr. J. BRAD CASE
Dr. J. Brad Case is an Associate Professor of small animal surgery at the University of Florida, College of Veterinary medicine. He is an ACVS Founding Fellow in minimally invasive surgery, and the 2017-2019, past President of the Veterinary Endoscopy Society. In addition to his clinical research in minimally invasive surgery and hepatic vasculopathies, he is investigating and co-developing novel coronary artery stents that prevent neointimal hyperplasia and restenosis; a common cause of heart attack in humans with coronary artery disease.
Dr. CLARENCE RAWLINGS
Dr. Clarence Rawlings is a general surgeon who has been active in minimally invasive surgery (MIS) for over 20 years, but spent his first 30 years as a traditional general surgeon, promoting the benefits of ‘stem to stern’ laparotomies. Following retirement from the University of Georgia, he continues to practice by providing endoscopic training in veterinary hospitals throughout the US. He is past president of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Dr. Rawlings co-edited Small Animal Endoscopy, 3rd edition. He is passionate about helping more veterinarians integrate endoscopy into their practices.
Dr. LORENZO CROSTA
Lorenzo Crosta is an associate professor at the University of Sydney where he currently serves as the Director of the Avian, Reptile and Exotic Pet Hospital. In 2019 Lorenzo was the recipient of the prestigious T.J. Lafeber Avian Practitioner of the Year Award. Dr. Crosta received his veterinary degree in 1989 from the University of Milan, and received his PhD in Veterinary Clinical Sciences from the University of Turin in 2009. From 2000 until 2005, Lorenzo was Veterinary Director at Loro Parque (Spain), the largest parrot collection of the world. From 2005 to 2018, he was an avian practitioner and consulting veterinarian for zoos and bird collections, in Italy, Spain, Portugal, Brazil and Mexico. In 2013 Dr. Crosta was Accredited in Avian and Zoological Medicine and Surgery and Zoo Health Management in Italy. In 2016 he became a Diplomate of the European College of Zoological Medicine.
Dr. ELISE ROBERTSON
Elise is a graduate of Colorado State University and the Royal Veterinary College, University of London. She is also a member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists and an ABVP Diplomate. She received her formal training in medical endoscopy and ‘key hole’ surgery from well-known human and veterinary institutions based in the UK, France, Germany, Italy and United States. She continues to work alongside well-known human neonatal & pediatric endoscopists based at the world famous Bambino Gesu Children’s Hospital in Rome.
Dr. MICHAEL S. LEIB
Dr. Leib graduated from the University of Georgia and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Colorado State University. He then served on the faculty at Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech where he was C.R. Roberts Professor of Small Animal Medicine until retiring in 2017. He is now Emeritus Professor and Diplomate of ACVIM. Dr. Leib’s clinical and research interests are in gastroenterology and endoscopy. He as published extensively and has lectured Nationally and Internationally. Dr. Leib is also the recipient of many teaching awards.
Dr. C. WAYNE MCILWRAITH
Dr. McIlwraith obtained his veterinary degree from Massey University, New Zealand. He then practiced in New Zealand and the UK, followed by an internship at the University of Guelph, and a surgical residency at Purdue University where he also obtained MS and PhD degrees. He is a Diplomate of the ACVS, ECVS, ACVSMR and a Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. He is also a University Distinguished Professor in Orthopedics, Barbara Cox Antony University Chair in Orthopedic Research and Founding Director of Orthopaedic Research Center at Colorado State University. Since 1979 he has a been a faculty member at Colorado State University and also has a referral equine orthopedic surgical practice based in Southern California and is a consultant and surgeon for clients elsewhere in the US, Ireland, England, France and New Zealand.
Dr. BRIAN EVANS, DVM
Dr. Brian Evans is the owner of Coastal Animal Hospital which is a small animal practice with two locations based in San Diego, California. He started using laparoscopy in 2012 and published a paper in JAVMA in 2017 on the economics of rigid endoscopy. In 2018 he also published the first paper on telemedicine in the veterinary space in JAVMA. He graduated veterinary school from UC Davis and attended the Animal Medical Center in NYC for his internship. Currently, he is serving as a board member of the Independent Veterinary Practitioners Association.
Dr. BRENDAN MCKIERNAN
Dr. McKiernan is currently Professor Emeritus in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine at the University of Illinois. He graduated from the University of Minnesota and entered an internship and residency at the University of Illinois. He then served on the faculty for 24 years and spent 13 years in private practice before returning to University of Illinois as the Director of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. He is founder and first President of the Comparative Respiratory Society. He has published extensively on respiratory disease and has lectured Nationally and Internationally. As Professor Emeritus Dr. McKiernan continues to provide his clinical expertise at the University of Illinois dealing with respiratory cases and specifically in his interest in brachycephalic dogs and cats.
Dr. DENIS VERWILGHEN
Currently an associate professor of equine surgery, Denis serves as head of the Camden Equine Centre at the Sydney School of Veterinary Science. He started as an equine vet in private practice after graduation from Ghent University in 2003 and then returned to academia to become a resident in equine surgery at the University of Liege. In 2010 he successfully passed the exam of the ECVS. Denis then defended his PhD about clinical impact of developmental orthopaedic diseases in horses. After spending some time as Head of the Equine Surgery Department at Uppsala University, Denis took up a position of Associate Professor at Copenhagen University. In 2017 Denis ran his own private consultancy business Equine Specialists offering peripatetic surgical services and biosecurity consulting. In 2018 Denis and his wife Gaby (an equine ECEIM and ECVECC dipl) moved down under for a full Aussie immersion experience with daily barbies, wallaby encounters and koala hugging.
The ENDOSCOPY Talks™ series brings together some of the most influential people in the field of endoscopy to discuss current best practices and emerging trends within the ever-expanding field. Each speaker will elaborate on a particular topic within Endoscopy. The talks will each be approximately one hour in length, with the time divided up between presentation and discussion.
Designed to benefit those performing endoscopic procedures as well as those interested in incorporating endoscopy into their practice, the Talks are free for everyone to view either the live or as recorded sessions. The Talks will be streamed live on the dates and times listed below.
ENDOSCOPY Talks™ is made possible through a grant by KARL STORZ and are produced and distributed through Colorado State University’s Veterinary Continuing Education Program.
|Date and Time
AUGUST 12 - 10PM GST
|LASERS IN SMALL ANIMAL ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY
Dr. DAVID SOBEL
AUGUST 19 - 10PM GST
|DR. TIMOTHY C MCCARTHY
|AUGUST 26 - 4AM GST
|GETTING STARTED WITH LAPAROSCOPIC SUTURING
Dr. DR. BOEL ANITA FRANSSON
|SEPTEMBER 2 - 4AM GST
IMPROVING PATIENT OUTCOMES AND COMFORT WITH ARTHROSCOPY
|Dr. BRIAN BEALE
|SEPTEMBER 9 - 4AM GST
THE JOURNEY – FROM CONCEPT TO REALITY: LAPAROSCOPY IN ELEPHANTS
|Dr. MARK STETTER
|SEPTEMBER 16 - 10PM GST
|ENDOSCOPIC MANAGEMENT OF VASCULAR RINGS
|Dr. J. BRAD CASE
|SEPTEMBER 23 - 10PM GST
|URINARY CALCULI AND THE SCOPE
|Dr. CLARENCE RAWLINGS
|SEPTEMBER 30 - 4AM GST
|GOD CREATED BIRDS FOR ENDOSCOPY: AN INTRODUCTION
|Dr. LORENZO CROSTA
|OCTOBER 07 - 10PM GST
|RIGID ENDOSCOPY IN CATS
|Dr. ELISE ROBERTSON
|OCTOBER 07 - 4AM GST
|ENDOSCOPY OF THE STOMACH IN DOGS AND CATS
|Dr. MICHAEL S. LEIB
|OCTOBER 28 - 4AM GST
|EQUINE ARTHROSCOPIC SURGERY - HOW WE STARTED AND WHAT WE CAN DO
|Dr. C. WAYNE MCILWRAITH
|OCTOBER 28 - 10PM GST
|ROI AND MARKETING OF RIGID ENDOSCOPY
|Dr. BRIAN EVANS
|NOVEMBER 11 - 5AM GST
|ENDOSCOPIC EVALUATION OF THE LARYNX
|Dr. BRENDAN MCKIERNAN
|DECEMBER 09 - 5AM GST
|UNDERSTANDING EQUINE ORAL ENDOSCOPY
|Dr. DENIS VERWILGHEN
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