Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
Jose M Garcia-Lopez

Associate Professor

Large Animal Surgery and Sports Medicine

Campus Phone:
508-839-5395
x84295

Fax:
508-839-7931

Education

  • VMD - University of Pennsylvania - 1996
  • BS - University of Puerto Rico, R韔 Piedras Campus - 1991

Board Certification

  • Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS)
  • Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (ACVSMR

Magnetic resonance imaging characteristics of equine head disorders: 84 cases (2000-2013)

Author(s):Manso-D铆az, G. | Dyson, S.J. | Dennis, R. | Garc铆a-L贸pez, J.M. | Biggi, M. | Garc铆a-Real, M.I. | San Rom谩n, F. | Taeymans, O.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound

The cranial nuchal bursa: Anatomy, ultrasonography, magnetic resonance imaging and endoscopic approach

Author(s):Abuja, G.A. | Garc铆a-L贸pez, J.M. | Manso-D铆az, G. | Spoormakers, T.J.P. | Taeymans, O.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Equine Veterinary Journal

Management of bilateral patellar luxation in an Alpaca

Author(s):Abuja, G.A. | Kowaleski, M.P. | Garc铆a-L贸pez, J.M.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Veterinary Surgery

Surgical treatment of distal tarsal joint luxations in three horses

Author(s):Abuja, G.A. | Bubeck, K.A. | Quinteros, D.D. | Garc铆a-L贸pez, J.M.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Magnetic resonance imaging of navicular bursa adhesions

Author(s):Holowinski, M.E. | Solano, M. | Maranda, L. | Garc铆a-L贸pez, J.M.
Publication year: 2012
Journal / Book title: Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound

In vitro biomechanical evaluation and comparison of a new prototype locking plate and a limited-contact self compression plate for equine fracture repair

Author(s):Quinteros, D.D. | Garc铆a-L贸pez, J.M. | Abuja, G.A. | Tarkanian, M. | Maranda, L.S. | Bubeck, K. | Kowaleski, M.P.
Publication year: 2012
Journal / Book title: Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Angular Limb Deformities

Author(s):Garc铆a-L贸pez, J.M. | Parente, E.J.
Publication year: 2011
Journal / Book title: Diagnosis and Management of Lameness in the Horse

Toggle-Pin Technique for Management of Coxofemoral Luxation in an Alpaca

Author(s):Quinteros, D.D. | Garc铆a-L贸pez, J.M. | Jenei, T.
Publication year: 2011
Journal / Book title: Veterinary Surgery

Angular Limb Deformities

Author(s):Garc铆a-L贸pez, J.M. | Parente, E.J.
Publication year: 2010
Journal / Book title: Diagnosis and Management of Lameness in the Horse: Second Edition

Coxofemoral luxations in the horse: Surgical options and challenges

Author(s):Garc铆a-L贸pez, J.M.
Publication year: 2010
Journal / Book title: Equine Veterinary Education

Complete caecal bypass without ileal transection for caecal impaction in horses: Seven clinical cases (1997-2007)

Author(s):Quinteros, D.D. | Garc铆a-L贸pez, J.M. | Provost, P.J.
Publication year: 2010
Journal / Book title: Australian Veterinary Journal

Diagnosis and management of cranial and caudal nuchal bursitis in four horses

Author(s):Garc铆a-L贸pez, J.M. | Jenei, T. | Chope, K. | Bubeck, K.A.
Publication year: 2010
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

In vitro comparison of two centrally threaded, positive-profile transfixation pin designs for use in third metacarpal bones in horses

Author(s):Bubeck, K.A. | Garc铆a-Lopez, J.M. | Jenei, T.M. | Maranda, L.S.
Publication year: 2010
Journal / Book title: American Journal of Veterinary Research

Pararectal Cystotomy for Urolith Removal in Nine Horses

Author(s):Abuja, G.A. | Garc铆a-L贸pez, J.M. | Doran, R. | Kirker-Head, C.A.
Publication year: 2010
Journal / Book title: Veterinary Surgery

In vitro comparison of cortical bone temperature generation between traditional sequential drilling and a newly designed step drill in the equine third metacarpal bone

Author(s):Bubeck, K.A. | Garc铆a-L贸pez, J. | Maranda, L.S.
Publication year: 2009
Journal / Book title: Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Transpalpebral enucleation using a chain 茅craseur

Author(s):Garc铆a-L贸pez, J.M. | Poulin, A.E. | Doran, R.E. | Quinteros, D.D. | Abuja, G.A.
Publication year: 2009
Journal / Book title: Equine Veterinary Education

Surgical management of small intestinal incarceration through the gastrosplenic ligament: 14 Cases (1994-2006)

Author(s):Jenei, T.M. | Garc铆a-L贸pez, J.M. | Provost, P.J. | Kirker-Head, C.A.
Publication year: 2007
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Occult subchondral osseous cyst-like lesions of the equine tarsocrural joint

Author(s):Garc铆a-L贸pez, J.M. | Kirker-Head, C.A.
Publication year: 2004
Journal / Book title: Veterinary Surgery

Angular Limb Deformities

Author(s):Parente, E.J. | Garc铆a-L贸pez, J.
Publication year: 2003
Journal / Book title: Diagnosis and Management of Lameness in the Horse

Computed Tomography

Author(s):Garc铆a-L贸pez, J.M.
Publication year: 2003
Journal / Book title: Diagnosis and Management of Lameness in the Horse

General Research Interests

  • Equine Orthopedics
  • Equine Upper respiratory
  • Equine Gastrointestinal Disease

Selected Research Projects

  • In-Vitro Evaluation of Heat Generation, Pull-out Strength, and Microfractures for a New Positive Profile Self-Tapping Transfixation Pin for Use in the Equine Third Metacarpal Bone
  • In-Vitro Comparison of Temperature Generation Between Traditional Sequential Drilling and a Newly Designed Step Drill in the Equine Third Metacarpal Bone
  • In-Vitro Biomechanical Comparison of a New Locking Compression Plate (LCP) with a Limited Contact Dynamic Plate (LCDCP) for Use in the Equine Patient

Research Interests by Area

Regenerative Medicine
  • Clinical application of stem cells for musculoskeletal disease.
Spontaneous Animal Disease Models
  • Fracture repair, tendon and ligament injury, stem cell treatment, developmental orthopedic disease, laminitis

Research Interests by Organ System and Disease

Bone and Tissue Repair and Regeneration
  • Musculoskeletal, arthroscopy, stem cell treatments bone and tendon

Major Specialized Equipment

  • Arthroscopy Equipment
  • Laparoscopy Equipment
  • Nd:YAG and CO2 Lasers
  • Video Endoscopy
  • High Definition Ultrasound
  • High-Speed Treadmill Evaluation
  • Extra-Corporeal Shockwave Therapy
  • Digital High Resolution Gamma Camera
  • Computed Radiography
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Computed Tomography (CT)