Cornell University Hospital for Animals


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Diego A. Portela, MV,PhD

  • Diego A. Portela, MV,PhD
  • Title: Resident - Anesthesiology
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Dr. Portela graduated from Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, University of Buenos Aires (Argentina) in 2002. After two years working as a teaching assistant at the Pharmacology Chair and in small animal private practice, in 2005 he moved to Italy to complete a 3 year PhD program in Veterinary Medicine (University of Pisa) with a thesis about small animal regional anesthesia.

In 2009 he obtained  a Post-doctoral Fellowship at the Anaesthesiology and Reanimation section of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital "Mario Modenato" (University of Pisa) where he worked until Dec 2012. 
In 2013 he started a standard anesthesiology residency program at Cornell University.