Avenel Equine Hospital welcomes Dr Jamie Wearn to their team as a Specialist in Equine Medicine.

Jamie graduated from the University of Sydney in 2003. Following an Internship in Equine Medicine and Surgery at Sydney, Jamie undertook a Fellowship in Equine Medicine at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Kentucky and a Residency in Large Animal Internal Medicine at Virginia Tech University.

Jamie was certified as a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and became registered as a Specialist in Equine Medicine in 2010.

On returning to Australia, Jamie worked in equine practice on the Gold Coast and as an Equine Medicine Specialist at James Cook University in Townsville.

Jamie’s clinical interests include neonatology, critical care and managing athletic performance. He is a currently undertaking the research requirements for a PhD in the use of antimicrobials in the treatment of joint infections.

The addition of Jamie to the team at the growing Avenel Equine Hospital marks a significant development in the hospital and intensive care service available to breeders and stud managers in the region.

Jamie’s role will involve supervision of the Medical Service, intensive care for neonatal foals and post-surgical care for young horses and broodmares which have been treated at the hospital.

“I’m excited to be involved in this rapidly developing region of the Victorian Thoroughbred breeding industry.” Jamie said. “I look forward to meeting the local breeders and veterinarians and understanding where Avenel Equine Hospital can help them.”

Avenel Equine Hospital are a valued sponsor of Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria, to find more information on their services, click here

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