Prof. Dr Vét. PhD, ECVS, DVM


Degrees and diplomas

–    1982: Graduated from The National Veterinary School of Maisons-Alfort

–    1983: Doctor in Veterinary Medicine “Kidney transplantation in the dog”

–    1984: University Diploma of Microsurgery, University of Paris VI

–    1990: Master of Science in Biomechanics (ENSAM, Paris)

–    1991: Diploma of the European College of Veterinary Surgery (Cambridge)

–    1992: PhD in Biomechanics (ENSAM Paris XII) “Biomechanical evaluation of the animal’s spine”

–    2001: Accreditation to supervise research “HDR” (University of Littoral,” Surgical experimental models for in vivo and ex vivo biological and biomechanical studies”


Professional experience

 –    1982-1983:  Internship in small animal medicine; Veterinary School of Maisons-Alfort

–    1983-1984:  Second year of internship in the surgery department

–    1984-1985:  Military Veterinarian at the French Republican Horse Guard.

–    1985-1987:  Assistant in small and large animal surgery, Veterinary School of Maisons-Alfort.

–    1987-2002:  Assistant professor in small animal surgery, Veterinary School of Maisons-Alfort

–    2002-2020:  Professor in Small Animal Surgery, VetAgro-Sup. Lyon

–    2014-2018:  Director of research unit “ICE” (Interaction Cells Environment) UPSP 2016-A104

–    2017-2020:  Responsible of the Small Animal Surgery Unit, VetAgro-Sup. Lyon


Research Areas

–    Pathologies and techniques in veterinary surgery and animal models, preclinical and clinical studies

–    Malformative and degenerative diseases of joints (scoliosis, osteoarthritis and IVD degeneration). Bone healing. Stem cells.

–    Biomechanics of bone and joint tissues; locomotion: walkway, 3D accelerometers.



     84 Indexed clinical or scientific publications

     102 Non indexed clinical publications

     140 National or international communications

     571 Local communications

     97 Posters

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