Diego A Portela

Diego A Portela

AST PROF

Department: Department of Comparative, Diagnostic & Population Medicine
Business Phone: (352) 294-4304
Business Email: dportela@ufl.edu

About Diego A Portela

Dr. Portela received his veterinary degree from the School of Veterinary Sciences, University of Buenos Aires (Argentina) in 2002. In 2009, he obtained a Ph.D. from the University of Pisa (Italy) focusing his research in small animal regional anesthesia, and he worked from 2009 to 2013 as a post-doc in the Anesthesiology section of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, University of Pisa (Italy). In 2016, Dr. Portela completed his residency in anesthesiology at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine (Ithaca, NY). In 2017, Dr. Portela joined the University of Florida as an Assistant Professor in anesthesiology and pain management.

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate
    American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia

Publications

2019 Veterinary Clinics of North America-Small Animal Practice
2010 Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Grants

Jan 2020 ACTIVE
Assessing Microvasculature for Intestinal Viability in Obstructed Small Intestines and Effects of Resection & Anastomosis Techniques on Microvasculature Using GlycoCheckTM
AMER KENNEL CLUB CANINE HLTH FOU ·

Education

Post-doctorate veterinary anesthesiology
2009-2012 · Facoltà di Medicina Veterinaria, Università di Pisa (Italy)
Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine, Ph.D
2009 · Facoltà di Medicina Veterinaria, Università di Pisa (Italy)
Veterinarian
2002 · Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-4304
Emails:
Business:
dportela@ufl.edu

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