Aitor Gallastegui

Clinical Assistant Professor, Diagnostic Imaging

Dr. Aitor Gallastegui

Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
UF Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging
PO Box 100126
2015 SW 16th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32610-0126
FAX: 352-392-6125


  • MSc University of Guelph (Canada), 2014
  • LV (DVM equivalent), Universidad de Zaragoza (Spain), 2001

Advanced Clinical Training

  • Residency in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging, Cornell University, 2017

Honors and Awards

  • Nominated for Joan O’Brien Research Award, VCRS, Missouri, 2012
  • UGIS Award, University of Guelph, 2012
  • Joy Lindvik Memorial Scholarship University of Guelph, 2012
  • Veterinary and Agronomy Excellence Award University of Rio Cuarto, 2001
  • Erasmus European Scholarship University of Zaragoza, 2001
  • College of Veterinary Excellence Scholarships (3), University of Zaragoza, 1998-9
  • Ruta Quetzal Argentaria International Scholarship, UNESCO/Government of Spain, 1995

Research Interests

  • Neuroelectrostimulation of the sympathetic nerves to the equine arways
  • Cross sectional imaging in small and large animal species
  • Accuracy of MRI for detecttion of vertebral column fractures
  • Cross sectional imaging in animal models of pulmonary neoplasia