Dr. Andres Sanchez works at Alberta Veterinary Center in Red Deer. He is an equine surgeon and is originally from Ecuador. He completed his surgical residency at the WCVM in 2015. He acquired his veterinary degree in Argentina in 2009. His vast experience also includes an internship at the University of Pretoria in South Africa, working in renamed thoroughbred breeding farms in Argentina, private general practice in his hometown, and several externships in the United States. He enjoys lameness exams and performing a broad variety of procedures from basic soft tissue surgeries as cryptorchidectomies, hernioplasties and upper airway surgeries, to more complex procedures as abdominal surgery on the colicky horse and orthopedic surgeries like arthroscopy, pastern arthrodesis and fracture repairs. Dr. Sanchez has researched on joint infections and synovial biomarkers as well as presented in renamed international conferences.