EQUINE


Surgery

Dr Robin Bell

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 Marta Wereszka

Dr Marta Wereszka

BVMS MS DACVS
Senior Registrar in Equine Surgery


Marta is a 2002 graduate of Murdoch University, Western Australia. Following graduation she completed a large animal internship and equine surgical residency at the Marion duPont Equine Medical Centre in USA. Following completion she achieved American specialist board certification and has been working at the University of Sydney since 2008.
Her special interests include abdominal surgery, post-operative care of emergency patients, septic synovial structures, wound care and management and minimally invasive surgical techniques.


Medicine

Dr Tony Mogg

Dr Tony Mogg

BVSc(Hons) PhD GradCertEdStud(Higher Education) MMedEd FACVSc(Equine Medicine) Diplomate ACVIM (Large Animals) Diplomate ACVCP FAAVPT

Senior Lecturer in Equine Medicine
Registered Specialist in Equine Medicine
Clinical and Research Interests:
Equine internal medicine, ophthalmology, cardiology and clinical pharmacology, veterinary education.

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Dr Liz Tee

Dr Liz Tee

DVM Grad Dip (Equine Medicine & Surgery)
Equine Medicine Clinician


Liz is a graduate of the University of Putra, Malaysia in 2000. She was employed as a resident stud veterinarian in a Thoroughbred Stud in Malaysia before continuing her professional education as an intern at the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Camden in 2002. After completion of her internship, Liz returned home to work as an official racetrack veterinarian for 3 years. In 2006, Liz returned to the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Camden as an equine veterinarian, and was accepted in a residency program in Equine Medicine in 2008. She is currently at the end of her residency program with the goal to acheive an Australian Fellowship specialist certification.
Liz’s research interest include complications in indwelling jugular catheters and inflammatory airway disease in horses. She has a particular interest in equine ophthalmology, cardiology and emergency & critical care in adults and neonates.


Interns

Sara Biasutti

BVSc (Hons I)
Equine Intern


Sara graduated from Sydney University in 2007 and worked in regional mixed practice in NSW Central West until 2012, when she returned to the University to complete an internship in Equine Medicine and Surgery. Her interests include neonatal medicine and reproductive technologies in horses.

Albert Tsang

BVSc (Hons)
Equine Intern


Albert graduated from the University of Sydney in 2011 after completing a research project in wound healing in the distal limb of horses. His special interests include diagnostic imaging and all aspects of equine medicine and surgery. Albert’s research interests include the management of equine wound healing.


Nurse

Louise Barnes

Louise Barnes

Equine Nurse

Lou joined the team at the UVTHC in January 2008 as an equine nurse. She has her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (with distinction) and is currently studying Certificate III in Equine Nursing. Prior to this Lou trained horses in the Middle East, and pretrained Thoroughbreds.
Lou is an avid event rider and currently owns 3 horses and 4 dogs.