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Dr. Luis Tello

Dr. Luis Tello, Clackamas Veterinarian

Dr. Luis Tello

Luis graduated with Honors at the University of Chile in 1987. He began his Faculty career in the Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Department, but soon after moved to the Small Animal Medicine Department. He got his MSc degree in Animal Pathology and moved to the USA for a Fellowship at the University of Florida.

He received training in Emergency and Critical Care in Human patients at the Center Hospital for ER & Trauma in Santiago, Chile, and in Veterinary patients at the Universities of Florida, Washington State, Virginia- Maryland and UC- Davis.

He was the Chairman of the Small Animal Medicine Residence Program and was the Director of the three Teaching Hospitals of the College of Veterinary Medicine until 2006 when he decided to move back to private practice as the Medical Director of Las Condes Clinical Hospital.

He moved to the USA to work as a Medical Advisor for Quality Assurance with Banfield Pet Hospital in 2007. He received his license certification and came back to active practice serving as the Lead DVM in the first and largest Hospital that the Company has, located in Portland Oregon, known as “Classic”. After a 2 years Program, he was certified as Veterinary Chief of Staff.

Later in 2015, he moved to a new position as the Chief of Staff for the Health and Education Hospital of Hannah the Pet Society in Tigard, Oregon, where he was the Chief Medical Officer until August 2019.

In 2020, after working as Relief ER Doctor for 13 hospitals in Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington, he took over the Manager DVM position for the National Veterinary Associates at the Tigard Animal Hospital. Since then he moved back working as a relief ER DVM for other Hospitals in the Oregon Washington area in the NW region.

Luis launched in March 2010 his 1st book: “Trauma in Companion Animals”, and 2015 his second book: “Management of Emergency by Trauma in Small Animals”. Also, he published numerous articles and proceedings in journals and magazines worldwide. In September 2019 he published his 3rd Book: “The Cat Hit by a Car”.

He had lectured at international congresses and meetings and Continuing Education Programs in more than 49 countries all over the world. Luis also has received multiple recognitions and awards during his career.

His areas of Interest are Internal and Emergency medicine, Trauma, Sepsis, CPR and Burns in Small Animals.

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