Dr. Luis Tello joined Tigard Animal Hospital in 2019 and became Managing DVM in 2020.
Luis graduated with Honors from 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 on Emergency and Critical Care in the Center Hospital for ER & Trauma in Santiago, Chile, and 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 decided to move back to private practice as the Medical Director of Las Condes Clinical Hospital.
Dr. Tello moved to the US in 2007 and continued building experience managing veterinary hospitals.
Luis launched in September 2018 his third book: “The cat hit by a car” that followed his 1st book: “Trauma in Companion Animals” and his second book: “Management of Emergency by Trauma in Small Animals”. Also, he published numerous articles and proceedings in journals and magazines all over the world
He had lectured in international congresses and meetings all over the world and has lectured in Congresses, Meetings, and Continuing Education Programs in more than 49 countries. 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.