Large Animal Clinical Sciences Faculty

Francisco Rodriguez, D.V.M.

Clinical Instructor
Large Animal Surgery
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences

Education

  • 1994
    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
    Colorado State University
    Fort Collins, CO
  • 1990
    Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Science
    University of Nevada
    Reno, NV

Principal Fields of Interest

  • Developmental orthopedic disease (DOD)
  • Articular pathophysiology
  • Emergency surgery

Professional Experience

  • 2017 – Present
    Clinical Instructor of Large Animal Surgery
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2016 – 2017
    4th-Year Resident/Clinical Instructor (LAS)
    Veterinary Population Medicine Department
    University of Minnesota
    St. Paul, MN
  • 2012 – 2016
    Associate Professor (LAMS)
    School of Veterinary Medicine
    St. Matthew’s University
    St. George, GC, CI
  • 2006 – 2012
    Practitioner-Owner
    Stateline Equine Practice, L.L.C.
    Beloit, WI
  • 2005 – 2006
    Associate Practitioner
    Janesville Animal Medical Center, L.L.C.
    Janesville, WI
  • 2001 – 2005
    Lecturer (LAS)
    Department of Large Animal Medicine and Surgery
    Texas A&M University
    College Station, TX
  • 1997 – 2001
    Resident (ACVS)
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery
    University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
  • 1997 – 1999
    Resident (ABVP)
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery
    University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
  • 1996 – 1997
    Associate Practitioner
    Fox Valley Equine Practice, P.C.
    Batavia, IL
  • 1995 – 1996
    Intern (Equine)
    Illinois Equine Hospital & Clinic
    Naperville, IL
  • 1994 – 1995
    Intern (Food Animal)
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery
    University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Selected Publications

  1. Rodriguez F.C., Kramer, J., Fales, W.H., Wilson, D.A., Keegan K.G. Evaluation of Intraoperative Culture Results as a Predictor for Short-Term Incisional Complications in 49 Horses Undergoing Abdominal Surgery. Veterinary Therapeutics, Winter 2009; E1-E13.
  2. Rodriguez, F.C. Equine gastric impactions. Equis Vetstream. Vetstream Ltd., Bartlow, Cambridge, UK, March 1, 2003.