Dr Albert Sole Guitart

Senior Lecturer in Equine Surgery

School of Veterinary Science
Faculty of Science
a.guitart@uq.edu.au
+61 7 338 15071

Overview

After graduation from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 2007, Albert did an internship at the University of Guelph, Canada followed by a private practice internship at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Kentucky. Albert moved to the University of California, Davis for his surgical training where he stayed and worked as an Equine Surgical Specialist for a further two years. One of Albert’s projects during his time at UC Davis was the development of a new technique to deliver stem cells in the equine limb using regional limb perfusion.

Albert moved to Australia in 2014 and worked at Camden Equine Centre, University of Sydney for almost 3 years before joining the University of Queensland.

Albert is a specialist in equine surgery and he became board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (www.acvs.org)in February 2013. Albert enjoys all aspects of soft tissue and orthopedic surgery. He has a particular interest in managing performance problems in endurance horses and minimally invasive surgery.

Research Interests

  • Equine orthopedics, minimal invasive surgery (laparoscopy, arthroscopy, endoscopy), equine endurance physiology and poor performance

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine

Publications

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Dart, Andrew J., Sole-Guitart, Albert, Stashak, Ted S. and Theoret, Christine (2017). Management practices that influence wound infection and healing. In Christine Theoret and Jim Schumacher (Ed.), Equine wound management 3rd ed. (pp. 47-74) Ames, IA, United States: John Wiley & Sons. doi:10.1002/9781118999219.ch4

  • Dart, Andrew J., Sole-Guitart, Albert, Stashak, Ted S. and Theoret, Christine (2016). Selected factors that negatively impact healing. In Christine Theoret and Jim Schumacher (Ed.), Equine wound management 3rd ed. (pp. 30-46) Ames, IA, United States : John Wiley & Sons . doi:10.1002/9781118999219.ch3

Journal Article

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