Spotty is a gorgeous 7yr old (8kg), male neutered Terrier Cross that presented after being dropped by the owner’s daughter. Examination and radiographs on presentation to our emergency service revealed a distal humeral fracture.
Read the full case study by Dr Lucas Beierer BVSc GradDipEd MVetSurg DACVS-SA (Specialist) in the Partners in Practice Autumn 2020 edition below.
About Dr Lucas Beierer
BVSc GradDipEd MVetSurg DACVS-SA Registered Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
Lucas graduated as a veterinarian from the University of Queensland and immediately undertook a rotating internship at Queensland Veterinary Specialists. Surgical internships then followed in Adelaide and Perth, part of which involved a tertiary qualification in adult education.
He undertook a residency in Small Animal Surgery at Murdoch University whilst also completing a Masters of Veterinary Surgery looking at the biomechanics of locking plates.
Lucas was accepted by examination as a Member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (Surgery chapter) in 2011. He became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons – Small Animal in 2015 and an RCVS Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Orthopaedics in 2016. He has spent several years working in the Northwest of England prior to making the decision to return home to Brisbane. He has a broad array of surgical training and clinical experiences, enabling him to offer the very best to QVS clients and to his CPD students. He is certified to perform Total Hip Replacements and has extensive experience in minimally invasive traumatology.
About Partners in Practice
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