Small Animal Clinical Sciences Faculty

Piedad Natalia Henao-Guerrero, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVAA

Associate Professor
Anesthesiology
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences

Education

  • 2003
    Master of Science, Veterinary Surgery
    Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias
    Sao Paulo State University
    Jaboticabal-Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 2000
    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
    Universidad de La Salle
    Bogota, Colombia

Board Certification

2008 - American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia

Research Interests & Experience

  • Hemodynamic effects of anesthetic agents
  • Bispectral Index
  • Monitoring equipment
  • Pain Management

Professional Experience

  • 2014-present
    Associate Professor, Anesthesiology
    Department Small Animal Clinical Sciences
    VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2007-2014
    Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
    Department Small Animal Clinical Sciences
    VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2004-2007
    Resident in Anesthesiology
    College of Veterinary Medicine
    Kansas State University
    Manhattan, KS
  • 2002-2003
    Anesthesia Assistant Instructor and Emergency Room Attendant
    Veterinary Teaching Hospital
    Sao Paulo State University
    Jaboticabal-Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 2001-2002
    Small Animal Anesthetist
    Veterinary Teaching Hospital
    Sao Paulo State University
    Jaboticabal-Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 2000-2001
    Small Animal Practitioner
    Bogota, Colombia

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia

Selected Publications

  1. Henao-Guerrero N, Ricco C. Comparison of the cardiorespiratory effects of a combination of ketamine and propofol, with propofol alone or a combination of ketamine and diazepam, during induction of anesthesia in dogs sedated with acepromazine and oxymorphone. AJVR 2014;75(3):231-239.
  2. Pavlisko N, Henao-Guerrero N*, Killos M, Ricco C, Shih A, Bandt C, Werre S. Evaluation of tissue hemoglobin saturation (StO2) using near-infrared spectroscopy in a canine model of acute hemorrhagic shock. AJVR 2014;75(1):48-53
  3. Rossmeisl Jr JH, White C, Pancotto T, Bays A, Henao-Guerrero N, Werre S. Acute adverse events associated with ventral slot decompression in 546 dogs with cervical intervertebral disc disease. Vet Surg 2013, 42(7):795-806
  4. Henao-Guerrero PN, Ricco C, Jones JC, Buechner-Maxwell V, Daniel GB. Comparison of four ventilatory protocols for thoracic computed tomography examinations in healthy cats. AJVR 2012, 73(5):646-653
  5. Ricco C, Henao-Guerrero N. Anesthesia case of the month - anesthesia machine malfunction. JAVMA 2011, 238(5):577-579
  6. Neal RE 2nd, Rossmeisl JH Jr, Garcia PA, Lanz OI, Henao-Guerrero N, Davalos RV. Successful treatment of a large soft tissue sarcoma with irreversible electroporation. J Clin Oncol 2011, 29(13):e372-7.
  7. Garcia PA, Pancotto T, Rossmeisl JH Jr, Henao-Guerrero N, Gustafson NR, Daniel GB, Robertson JL, Ellis TL, Davalos RV. Non-thermal irreversible electroporation (N-TIRE) and adjuvant fractionated radiotherapeutic multimodal therapy for intracranial malignant glioma in a canine patient. Technol Cancer Res Treat 2011, 10(1):73-83.
  8. Ellis TL, Garcia PA, Rossmeisl Jr. JH, Henao-Guerrero N, Robertson J, Davalos RV. Nonthermal irreversible electroporation for intracranial surgical applications. Laboratory investigation. J Neurosurg 2011, 114(3):681-688
  9. Henao-Guerrero PN, McMurphy R, KuKanich B, Hodgson DS. Effect of Morphine on the Bispectral Index of isoflurane anesthetized dogs. Vet Anaesth Analg 2009, 36 (2): 133-143
  10. Swenson J, Henao-Guerrero PN*, Carpenter JW. Clinical Technique: Use of capnography in small mammal anesthesia. Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine 2008, July 17(3): 175–180.