Speakers

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Omar Maher

DVM, Dipl.ACVS, Dipl.ACVSMR


 United States   

American Specialist in Equine Surgery & Equine Sports Medicine/Rehabilitation


Omar graduated Veterinary School in Rabat, Morocco (Institut Agronomic et Veterinaire Hassan II). After an internship at the Veterinary school of Lyon, France, he went on to complete a second internship at the Rochester Equine Clinic, at which he stayed a second year as a junior clinician. Omar undertook his Equine Surgery residency at the University of California, Davis. He Joined the New England Medical and Surgical Center in Dover, New Hamphire as surgeon, lameness diagnostician and was instrumental in creating and developing their advanced imaging program(including CE CT, MRI and Nuclear scintigraphy). Omar became Board Certified in Equine Surgery in 2009 (ACVS), and Board Certified in Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation in 2012 (ACVSMR). He is an FEI (Fédération Equestre Internationale) accredited veterinarian and served in that function at multiple nations cups. He was also the staff surgeon for the Pan-American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico in 2011. Recently, Omar founded Atlantic Equine Services, a practice focusing on sports medicine through out the North East United states and Florida. He has published several clinical articles in peer-reviewed veterinary journals and lectures regularly at national and international courses/conferences on equine lameness and imaging.