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Alvaro Garcia Bonilla

Chirurgie équine

Professeur agrégé

Faculté de médecine vétérinaire - Département de sciences cliniques

Pavillon 1500, av. des Vétérinaires, room 2452

514 343-6111 #0053


Research expertise

Directeur du laboratoire de chirurgie pue invasive et cliniquement applicable

Focus: chirurgie peu invasive, développement des procedures chirurgicauxet kystes souschondraux du grasset


  • 2015 — Diplomate de l'ACVS — —
  • 2014 — M.Sc. — — Ohio State University
  • 2014 — Résidence en chirurgie équine — — Ohio State University
  • 2008 — Internat en médecine et chirurgie équine — — Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
  • 2005 — D.M.V. — — Université de Cordoba

Affiliations and responsabilities

Teaching and supervision

Student supervision

Theses and dissertation supervision (Papyrus Institutional Repository)


La gaine carpienne chez le cheval : comment améliorer les techniques diagnostiques de base actuelles?

Graduate : Miagkoff, Ludovic
Cycle : Master's
Grade : M. Sc.

Mise au point d’une technique de sinusoscopie peu invasive chez le cheval

Graduate : Pouyet, Morgane
Cycle : Master's
Grade : M. Sc.



Publications and presentations


  1. Bonilla AG, Causeret L., Torrent A. Pharmacokinetics of ceftiofur in the metacarpophalangeal joint after standing intravenous regional limb perfusion in horses. Can Vet J April 2021.
  1. *Ceriotti S., *Westerfeld R.,  Bonilla AG, Pang D. Use of clinical audits to evaluate timing of preoperative antimicrobials in equine surgery at a veterinary teaching hospital. Front. Vet. Sci., 26 March 2021 |
  2. *Pouyet M., Bonilla AG. Diagnostic Arthroscopy of the Scapulohumeral Joint Using a Needle Arthroscope in Standing Sedated Horses. Vet Surg. 2021;50:29–37. 
  3. Bonilla AG. Equine Bone cysts: What do we know about them and their treatment? Equine vet. Educ. (2021) 33 (3) 130-134
  4. *Pouyet M., Bonilla AG. Extranasal access to the nasal conchal bullae in horses. Eq Vet Educ Oct 2020. 
  5. *Miagkoff L., Bonilla AG. Desensitisation of the Distal Forelimb Following Intrathecal Anaesthesia of the Carpal Sheath in Horses. Eq Vet J. 2021:53:167-176. 
  6. *Pigé C., Masseau I., Bonilla AG. Influence of abdominal elevation on radiographic measurements of the thoracolumbar interspinous spaces in asymptomatic horses. Can Vet J. 2020: Oct;61(10):1101-1105. 
  7. *Kadic D.,*Miagkoff L., Bonilla AG. Diagnostic Arthroscopy of the radiocarpal and middle carpal Joints Using a Needle Arthroscope in Standing Sedated Horses. Vet Surg. 2020; 49(5):894-904. 
  8. *Miagkoff L., Bonilla AG. Diagnostic Tenoscopy of the Carpal Sheath Using a Needle Arthroscope in Standing Sedated Horses. Vet Surg. 2020;49:038-044. 
  9. *Kadic D., Bonilla AG. Diagnostic Arthroscopy of the Tarsocrural Joint Using a Needle Arthroscope in Standing Sedated Horses. Vet Surg. 2020;49:445-454. 
  10. *Kadic D., Bonilla AG. Two-step laparoscopic-assisted ovariohysterectomy in a Quarter Horse mare through the left paralumbar fossa. Eq Vet Educ. (2020) 32(10) e199-e202. 
  11. *Pouyet M, Bonilla AG. Validation of a 2-mm videoendoscope for the evaluation of the paranasal sinuses with a minimally invasive technique. Vet Surg. 2020;49:060-070. 
  12. *Miagkoff L., Archambault M., Bonilla AG. Update on antimicrobial susceptibility and prevalence of bacterial isolates from horses and foals with synovial sepsis in a North American hospital (2008 - 2017). J Am Vet Med Assoc. April 1, 2020, Vol. 256, N 7, Pages 800-807. 
  13. Bonilla AG. Standing needle arthroscopy of the metacarpo/tarso phalangeal joint for removal of dorsal fragmentation in 21 horses. Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol. Vol.32, 5; 2019. 
  14. Bonilla AG, Bertone AL, Brokken MT, Santschi EM. Tibial subchondral lucency in 4 horses with concurrent medial femoral subchondral cystic lesions (2011-2014). J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2016 Dec 1;249(11):1313-1318. 
  15. Bonilla AG, Scansen B, Hurcombe S, Mudge M. Internal carotid artery bifurcation in 2 horses with guttural pouch mycosis: potential for iatrogenic coil embolization of the caudal cerebellar artery during treatment. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2015. Dec 15; 247(12): 1427-32.
  16. Bonilla AG, Wilson K, Santschi EM. Suture exostosis with concurrent nasal septum chondrosarcoma in a horse. Equine Vet Educ. 2015, 27 (11): 579-584
  17. Bonilla AG, Williams JM, Litsky AS, Santschi EMEx-vivo equine medial tibial plateau contact pressure with an intact medial femoral condyle, with a medial femoral condylar defect, and after placement of a transcondylar screw through the condylar defect. Vet Surg. 2015. 44 (3): 289-296. 
  18. Bonilla AG, Santschi EM. Comminuted fracture of the accessory carpal bone removed via an arthroscopic-assisted arthrotomy. Can Vet J. 2015. 56 (2): 157-162.
  19. Bonilla AG, Hurcombe SD, Sweeney RW, Hewetson M, Mudge MC. Small intestinal segmental volvulus in horses after gastroscopy: 4 cases (2011-2012). Equine Vet Educ. 2014. 26 (3): 141-145.
  20. Bonilla AG, Smith KJ. Minimally invasive repair of a calcaneus fracture in a Standardbred foal. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2012. Nov 1 ; 241(9) : 1209-13.


  • Veterinary Sciences

Areas of expertise

  • Chirurgie vétérinaire