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 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.