Small Animal Clinical Sciences Faculty

João Henrique N. Soares, MV, MSc, DSc, Diplomate ACVAA

Assistant Professor
Anesthesiology
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences

Education

  • 2012
    Doctor in Sciences - Biomedical Engineering (DSc)
    Biomedical Engineering Program
    Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
  • 2002
    Master in Veterinary Medicine (MSc)
    Veterinary Medicine School
    Universidade Federal Fluminense
    Niterói, RJ, Brazil
  • 1999
    Médico Veterinário (MV)
    Veterinary Medicine School
    Universidade Federal Fluminense
    Niterói, RJ, Brazil

Board Certification

2012 - American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA)

Research Interests & Experience

  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Respiratory Mechanics
  • Ventilator induced lung injury (VILI)
  • Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of inhalant anesthetics
  • Balanced anesthesia

Professional Experience

  • 2014-present
    Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
    VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2012-2014
    Staff Veterinarian, Anesthesiologist
    Department of Radiological and Surgical Sciences
    School of Veterinary Medicine
    University of California – Davis
    Davis, CA
  • 2009-2012
    Anesthesia and Critical Patient Care Resident
    William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical teaching Hospital
    University of California – Davis
    Davis, CA
  • 2003-2008
    Adjunct Master Professor, Anesthesiology and Pharmacology
    Veterinary Medicine School
    Universidade do Grande Rio
    Duque de Caxias, RJ, Brazil
  • 2002-2009
    Fellowship Researcher in Veterinary Anesthesia
    Animal Research Laboratory
    School of Veterinary Medicine
    Universidade Federal Fluminense
    Niterói, RJ, Brazil
  • 2001-2006
    Veterinary Anesthetist
    Pulmonary Engineering Laboratory
    Biomedical Engineering Graduation Program
    Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

Honors & Awards

  • 2012
    Resident Abstract Award – Honorable Mention Annual ACVAA Meeting
    “Solubility of haloether anesthetics in human and animal blood”
  • 2007
    Honored Professor
    Universidade do Grande Rio, Veterinary School
    Duque de Caxias, RJ, Brazil
  • 2006
    Honored Professor
    Universidade do Grande Rio, Veterinary School.
    Duque de Caxias, RJ, Brazil
  • 2005
    Honored Professor
    Universidade do Grande Rio, Veterinary School
    Duque de Caxias, RJ, Brazil

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA)
  • Colégio Brasileiro de Anestesiologia Veterinária (CBAV)

Selected Publications

  1. Soares JH, Brosnan RJ, Smith A, Mayhew PD. Rabbit model of chest wall rigidity induced by fentanyl and the effects of apomorphine. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2014 Aug 2;202C:50-52. doi: 10.1016/j.resp.2014.07.017. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Smith AL, Mayhew PD, Soares JH, Kass PH, Brosnan RJ. Hilar closure using staplers or Hem-o-lok clips in a rabbit model. J Surg Res. 2014 Jul 28. pii: S0022-4804(14)00717-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2014.07.053. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Steffey MA, Daniel L, Mayhew PD, Affolter VK, Soares JH, Fuller MC.Laparoscopic Extirpation of the Medial Iliac Lymph Nodes in Normal Dogs. Vet Surg. 2014 Jun 5. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-950X.2014.12207.x. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Steffey MA, Daniel L, Mayhew PD, Affolter VK, Soares JH, Smith A. Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Extirpation of the Tracheobronchial Lymph Nodes in Dogs. Vet Surg. 2014 Jun 2. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-950X.2014.12204.x. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Soares JH. Respiratory system compliance and resistance in canine anesthesia practice: do we have a reference? Vet Anaesth Analg. 2014 May; 41(3):332-3. doi: 10.1111/vaa.12152.
  6. Guedes AG, Knych HK, Soares JH, Brosnan RJ. Pharmacokinetics and physiological effects of repeated oral administrations of tramadol in horses. J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 2014 Jun;37(3):269-78. doi: 10.1111/jvp.12086.
  7. Guedes AG, Morisseau C, Sole A, Soares JH, Ulu A, Dong H, Hammock BD. Use of a soluble epoxide hydrolase inhibitor as an adjunctive analgesic in a horse with laminitis. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2013 Jul; 40(4):440-8. doi: 10.1111/vaa.12030.
  8. Soares JH, Brosnan RJ, Fukushima FB, Hodges J, Liu H. Solubility of haloether anesthetics in human and animal blood. Anesthesiology. 2012 Jul; 117(1):48-55.doi: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e3182557cc9.
  9. Soares, JHN. [Respiratory and Ventilatory Physiology]. In: [Small Animal Emergencies: clinical and surgical management in the critical patient.1 ed. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Elsevier, 2012, v.1, p. 857-867]. Portuguese
  10. Giannella-Neto A, da Motta Ribeiro GC, Santos EL, Soares JH, Leão Nunes MV, Jandre FC. Control of positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) for small animal ventilators. Biomed Eng Online. 2010 Jul; 9:36. doi: 10.1186/1475-925X-9-36.