Dr Robin Bell
BVSc MVSc DipVetClinStud DipECVS
Senior Registrar in Equine Lameness and Imaging
Robin obtained his veterinary degree at Sydney University and an internship at the UVTHC. He completed his residency training and Masters at Massey University in New Zealand, and after working in referral practice in the UK he was responsible for running the Equine Lameness and Imaging service at the University of California Davis. He is a European specialist in Equine Surgery with a particular interest in equine lameness and advanced imaging, in particular high performance equine athletes and the use of CT and MR.
His research interests include the treatment of tendon injuries with stem cells, clinical applications of MR and CT in equine practice, and the early diagnosis of musculoskeletal injuries in equine athletes.
Dr Alex Young
BVSc (Hons I) DACVR
Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging
Alex graduated from the University of Sydney in 2004. She completed a 1-year equine internship at Agnes Banks Equine Clinic, NSW Australia, before staying on as an ambulatory veterinarian. Alex subsequently worked in Equine Practice in the Northern Hemisphere at practices in the UK, France and the US. She then undertook 6 years of imaging training at the University of California, Davis; 2 years training in Large Animal Ultrasound with some of the world's top Equine Ultrasonographers, followed by 4 years training to be a specialist veterinary radiologist. Alex became a specialist radiologist and Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology in 2013 and we are excited to be able to utilize her prodigious skills in ultrasound and imaging at the Equine Performance and Imaging Centre.
Although trained as a veterinary radiologist for all species, Alex’s primary interest remains equine imaging and large animal musculoskeletal ultrasonography in particular. She thoroughly enjoys training practitioners in advanced ultrasound techniques, and she has regularly worked as an ultrasound workshop demonstrator at the largest veterinary conferences in America and Australia. Alex is excited about the opportunity to continue this educational role through the Equine Performance and Imaging Centre at Camden.
Dr Juan Podadera
Resident in Medical Imaging
Juan is currently undertaking a training program to become a specialist radiologist.
His particular interests are Equine MRI, Thoracic radiography and Fusion imaging.
Rebecca obtained her diploma of veterinary nursing from Massey University New Zealand. She worked in small animal practice in Sydney for 4 years, before joining the UVTHC in 2004 as an equine nurse. She is currently responsible for assisting in all imaging studies undertaken at the UVTHC and also helps to run the nuclear medicine and MRI facilities.