30th September 2026
On-Demand Panel Discussion
American Specialist in Equine Surgery & Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
José obtained his Veterinary Medical Doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania in 1996 and went on to complete a 1-year Equine Internship at Mid-Atlantic Equine Medical Center, New Jersey followed by a 3-year Large Animal Surgical Residency with special focus on Equine Sports Medicine at Tufts University in Massachusetts. He became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2001. Following his residency, José obtained a Lecturer position in the Section of Equine Sports Medicine and Imaging at the University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center where he remained for 2 years. In 2002, he returned to Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine as an Assistant Professor in Large Animal Surgery and in 2010, he was promoted to Associate Professor. While at Tufts, José has continued to concentrate his work in the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal disorders as well as the use of advanced imaging in the equine athlete. In 2010, he became a faculty member of AO VET North America. He also became board certified by the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation in 2013. José specializes in equine orthopedic surgery including arthroscopy and fracture repair, upper respiratory surgery, lameness diagnosis and treatment, and advanced imaging. He regularly lectures and provides consultations at the national and international level.