VVMA Winter Meeting 2022 



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Anesthesia and Pain Management

Dr. Manuel Martin-Flores, MV
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Clinical Sciences                                    

  • Anesthetic management in dogs and cats with cardiac disease (2 lectures)
  • Anesthesia and renal disease
  • Update in epidurals
  • Perioperative nausea/vomiting
  • Anesthesia in cats

Dr. Martin-Flores received his doctorate in veterinary medicine from the Universidad Catolica de Cordoba, Argentina, in 2002. He worked in the private sector practicing small animal general veterinary medicine, and in academia as an instructor in Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology for two years before coming to Cornell. He completed a residency in Anesthesiology at Cornell in 2007 and was then appointed as faculty in that section. Dr. Martin-Flores provides clinical anesthesia for all domestic species and is the director of the anesthesiology residency program at Cornell. His research is focused on neuromuscular function and monitoring, and cardiopulmonary function during anesthesia. Dr. Martin-Flores is a member of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia. 



Review of Field Surgical Procedures

Dr. André Desrochers DMV, MS, DACVS, Dip. ECBHM                                                                       

  • Short surgical interventions
  • Abdominal surgery other than displaced abomasal procedures
  • Foot surgery and how to flush a joint

Dr. Desrochers graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the Université de Montréal in 1986. He completed an internship in farm animal medicine and surgery at the same university. After 5 years in a dairy practice in the province of Quebec, he decided to complete a residency and a Master in Large Animal Surgery at Kansas State University from 1992-1995. He then moved back to the Université de Montréal where he is currently a professor of farm animal surgery and Chair of the Departement of Clinical Sciences. He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and the European College of Bovine Health Management. His clinical and research interest are general surgery but more specifically lameness in cattle.  





On-Demand Registration Fees 

  One Program  Two Programs
VVMA Members $160 $300
VVMA Life/Retired/Recent Grads $110 $200
Non-Member Veterinarian $245 $470
Non-Veterinarian $110 $200