- Webinar recorded on Wed 10th April, 2013
- 0 hours 56 mins
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Dr Sara Boyd will discuss Post-operative Care of Spinal Patients.
Dr Sara Boyd graduated in 1997 from Onderstepoort with a BVSc. After graduating she went to England for 18 months where she worked in small animal practice. In 1999 she was offered a position back at Onderstepoort as a resident in the Department of Small Animal Surgery. Here she started her Masters degree in surgery and later became a senior lecturer. She left Onderstepoort in September 2001 to join Dr Eugene Buffa at Ridgemall Veterinary Hospital (now known as Johannesburg Specialist Veterinary Centre). She completed her MMVedVet degree in April 2004 and is currently a partner in this practice.
Her special interests lie in the field of soft tissue and neurosurgery. She has performed more than a thousand spinal decompression surgeries on dogs with a very high success rate. She is also performs orthopaedic surgeries including severe fracture repairs and TPLO procedures on torn cranial cruciate ligaments She has successfully completed international arthroscopy and total hip replacement courses.
In her spare time she enjoys show-jumping or playing tennis. Sara is married to Mark Boyd and has three children: Jordan, Tyler and Aimee