Alfredo Romero

Senior Instructor, Diagnostic Imaging and Large Animal Surgery

Full Member

Veterinary Education Research Group

Associate Member

Clinical and Translational Research Group


Contact information


Office : CSB118E

Preferred method of communication



Research and teaching

Research Interests

  • Bone and Joint Health
  • Clinical Science
  • Equine Health
  • Production Animal Health
  • Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
  • Veterinary Medical Education

Research / Scholarly Activities

Dr. Romero has published in Veterinary Surgery and the Canadian Veterinary Journal. Dr.Romero has also lectured extensively, both on a national and local level.


Dr. Alfredo Romero is board-certified in Surgery, and both a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) and a Society member in the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR).  Originally from the Boston Massachusetts area, Dr. Romero completed his
veterinary degree at Cornell University 2005. Following veterinary school, Dr. Romero completed an internship in equine surgery at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington KY, followed by a residency in large animal surgery at the University of California, Davis.

After 2 years as a surgeon at Mid Atlantic Equine Medical Center in NJ, Dr. Romero started a highly successful primary and referral equine medical
center outside of Syracuse NY. He joined University of Calgary in 2015. Dr. Romero has advanced training in orthopedics and imaging. He is also trained in equine and large animal rescue.