Fernando Amitrano, DVM

Assistant Professor of Practice

About Dr. Amitrano

Born and raice in Cordoba Argentina. Dr. Amitranoobtained his Doctor in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree at Universidad Catolica de Cordoba in 2008. He practiced as an equine general practitioner, focusing on race track and sports medicine for two years before performing his first equine surgery internship in Lexington, KY. After, he completed two more large animals internship at the University of Illinois and the University of Minnesota. In 2019 he finished a large animal surgery residency at the University of Wisconsin Madison. Before starting an educational career at the University of Arizona School of Veterinary Medicine, he was a member of the surgery department acting as a clinical instructor and lecturer in equine surgery at Charles Sturt University in Australia.


  • Surgery Residency Large Animal Surgery
    • The University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States
  • D.V.M. Veterinary Medicine
    • Universidad Catolica de Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina

Professional Interests

  • Research
    • Develop new surgical techniques for common surgical procedures in large animalsEquine osteoarthritis and join biomarkerEquine musculoskeletal biomechanics
  • Teaching
    • Surgical skills developmentSurgical simulationsCritical thinking skills