About Author


(Hons class 1) MVS (Small Animal Practice) MANZCVSc (Emergency and Critical Care)

Gerardo is an Emergency Veterinary Surgeon and Company Director at Animal Emergency Service, Australia, in the field of emergency and critical care. AES has four clinics throughout Queensland, Australia with a new state-of-the-art clinic due to open in 2017 – Gerardo is heading up the project of designing the new clinic where he will mentor a new team of veterinarians with a passion for Emergency & Critical Care.

Gerardo completed his Bachelor of Veterinary Science at the University of Queensland, Australia in 2008. He graduated with first class honours, was awarded the Australian Veterinary Association Student Award and he was also selected as valedictorian of his year. After graduation he spent almost 3 years in a busy small animal general practice, then in 2010 he changed direction and started working in the field of emergency and critical care with Animal Emergency Service in Underwood. In 2014 he completed his Masters of Veterinary Studies in Small Animal Practice through Murdoch University, which focuses on the more advanced aspects of small animal medicine.

He achieved Membership with the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in the field of Emergency and Critical Care in 2012, and is currently the head examiner for future Membership candidates.

Gerardo has a strong interest in the stabilisation and management of critically ill patients, small animal ultrasound and radiology and emergency surgery. He is currently the coordinator of the internship program and the continuing education program for the emergency clinicians at three AES practices.


Director of AES Underwood