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Mauricio Solano - MV, DACVR

Mauricio Solano
Assistant Professor

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  • Radiology Residency (1991-1994) - Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Graduate Program (1988-1991) - University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary Medicine (1980-1986) - Universidad de LaSalle, Bogota, Colombia

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Radiology
  1. Martell-Moran, N.K., Solano, M., Townsend, H.G.G. 2018. Pain and adverse behavior in declawed cats. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.
  2. Weissman, A., Solano, M., Taeymans, O., Holmes, S.P., Jiménez, D., Barton, B. 2016. A survey of radiologists and referring veterinarians regarding imaging reports. Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound.
  3. Solano, M. 2005. Diagnostic imaging of the ear. Small Animal Ear Diseases.
  4. Solano, M., Brawer, R.S. 2005. CT of the equine head: Technical considerations, anatomical guide, and selected diseases. Clinical Techniques in Equine Practice.
  5. Solano, M. 2005. Equine radiography: Portable x-ray generators, film-screen technology, and tabletop automatic film processors. Clinical Techniques in Equine Practice.

General Research Interests

  • Nuclear medicine:¬†Imaging of infection, staging of neoplasia, clinical use of novel radiopharmaceuticals
  • Diagnostic imaging of marine animals
  • Dr. Solano has a general clinical interest in MRI, Ultrasound, Radiology, and CT and also enjoys teaching all aspects of clinical diagnostic imaging to veterinary students and private practitioners


  • Diagnostic Imaging (musculoskeletal lectures)
  • Anatomy (basics of radiology)
  • Neurology (MRI of the brain & spine)
  • Musculoskeletal pathobiology (radiology of infection, trauma, and developmental diseases)
  • PBL (2nd year)

Research Interests by Area

Other Areas of Research
  • Nuclear scintigraphy, clinical diagnostic imaging, marine animal imaging
Spontaneous Animal Disease Models
  • Use of diagnostic imaging for spontaneous animal disease: CT, MRI, nuclear scintigraphy