Luiz Cesar Pereira Santos

Dr Luiz Cesar Pereira Santos

Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia

School of Animal and Veterinary Science

Faculty of Sciences


After graduating from Santa Catarina State University (UDESC/2003) in Brazil, Dr. Santos undertook an internship in Equine Medicine & Surgery and later on completed a Masters degree in Veterinary Sciences at UDESC/2007. Dr. Santos then completed an anaesthesia internship (Louisiana State University) and residency training in Anaesthesia and Pain Management at Cornell University culminating in 2012 with his certification as a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA). He has worked at the University at Pennsylvania USA (New Bolton Center) as a Research Associate and Clinical Instructor, and was appointed in 2012 to the position of Registrar in Veterinary Anaesthesia at Murdoch University. Dr. Santos joined The University of Adelaide as an Anaesthesia Lecturer in 2014.

Clinical Specialties: loco-regional analgesia in dogs and horses, mechanisms of anti-emesis in cats

Research interests: pain control, opioids, alpha-2 agonists, CNS pharmacology

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2014 Lecturer University of Adelaide
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2012 Award Novartis Prize IVECCS - Novartis award United States
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    French Can read and understand spoken
    Portuguese Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    Spanish; Castilian Can read and understand spoken
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2005 - 2007 Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina Brazil Masters Degree in Veterinary Sciences
    1999 - 2003 Santa Catarina State University Brazil Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
  • Postgraduate Training

    Date Title Institution Country
    2008 - 2011 Residency Cornell University, Ithaca United States
    2007 - 2008 Internship Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge United States
    2004 - 2005 Internship Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná, Curitiba Brazil
  • Certifications

    Date Title Institution name Country
    2012 Diplomate American College of Veterinary Anesthesia & Analgesia USA
  • Position: Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia
  • Phone: 83131919
  • Email: luiz.santos@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8313 7956
  • Campus: Roseworthy
  • Building: Companion Animal Health Centre, floor G
  • Room: G 120
  • Org Unit: School of Animal and Veterinary Science

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