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About Dr. Boswell

About Dr. Boswell

About Dr. Boswell

Summary

Dr. Robert Boswell, founder of VetGenix™ and developer of MyoGesic-CS, has been a practicing veterinarian for over 26 years. Rob specializes in sport horse medicine and surgery, lameness and advanced diagnostic imaging. Dr. Boswell has extensive knowledge of ultrasound, digital radiology, nuclear scintigraphy, Magnetc Resonance Imaging (MRI), Laminitis and Regenerative Cell Therapies. He is Founder and Past President of the Florida Association of Equine Practitioners (FAEP).

Education

University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine DVM, 1985

  • Senior research with Dr. Michelle LeBlanc on the correlation between mare colostrum’s specific gravity and foal IgG levels at 24 hours post partum. This research led to the development of the Colostrometer.
  • President, SCAVMA, 1984-1985

University of Florida Bachelor degree in Animal Science, 1981

Professional

Private Practice, May 1, 2009 to present

  • Team Veterinarian USEF, Developing rider program, Linz, Austria, 2009
  • Palm Beach Equine Clinic, Wellington, FL 1987 to 2009.
  • Director of imaging 1994 to 2009. This responsibility included conventional and digital radiology, advanced ultrasound and nuclear scintigraphy.
  • First private nuclear medicine license for equine use in the State of Florida, 1994
  • Became a partner 1991.
  • Developed the sport horse practice at PBEC.
  • Emergency and elective orthopaedic and soft tissue surgeon from 1989 to 1997.

Pioneered ultrasound-guided injection of the navicular bursa, 2004

World Equestrian Games 1994, Den Hague, Netherlands, USET dressage team veterinarian.

Organized and managed the relief effort for horses after Hurricane Andrew, Miami, 1992

Olympic games 1992, Barcelona, Spain. Veterinarian for the bronze medal team horses “LECTRON” and “GIFTED”.

Dr. James Hilton, Davie, FL 1985-1987

  • Associate in a general equine practice.

Recognitions

University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Achievement Award, 2008

Office of the Governor, Florida’s Finest 1993

AVMA Outstanding Service Resolution, 1993

Presidential Recognition, University of Florida 1985

Publications

Boswell RP, Mitchell RD, Ober TR, Benoit PH, Miller CB, Dyson SJ : Lameness in the show hunter and show jumper, In, Diagnosis and Management of Lameness in the Horse. Ross MW, Dyson SJ, Eds. Saunders Company, Philidelphia p 1096, 2011

Boswell RP, Emergency Conditions in the Show Horse, In, Equine Emergencies-Treatment and Procedures. Orsini JA, Divers TJ, Eds. Third Edition, Saunders Company, 729-734: 2008

Orsini JA, Donaldson MT, Koch C, Boswell R, Iatratragenic Secondary Hypoadrenocorticism in a Horse with Pars Intermedia Dysfunction(equine cushings disease). Equine Vet Educ. 199(2):81-87; 2007

Kraus Ross MW, Boswell R. Humeral stress fractures in 4 Standardbred racehorses. Vet Rad Ultrasound 46: 524-528, 2005

Boswell RP , Mitchell RD, Dyson SJ : Lameness in the show hunter and show jumper, In, Diagnosis and Management of Lameness in the Horse. Ross MW, Dyson SJ, Eds. Saunders Company, Philidelphia, p 965, 2002

LeBlanc MM, McLaurin BI, Boswell R, Relationship Among serum immunoglobulin concentration in foals, colostral specific gravity and colostral immunoglobulin concentration. JAVMA 1986; 189:57-60

Speaking

The International Symposium on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot, 2007, 2005, 2003, 2001; Select topics on the diagnosis and management of foot lameness.

The Cornel Conference, 1996: Select lameness conditions in the hunter and jumper.

British Columbia Veterinary Medical Association 1995: Pre-Purchase examinations for the polo and dressage horses.

Houston Veterinary Medical Association, 1993: Hurricane Preparedness and lessons learned after Hurricane Andrew.

Affiliations

Florida Association of Equine Practitioners

  • Board Member 2009-2011
  • President, 2004-2005.
  • Past President, 2005-2006
  • Founder of the publication “The Practitioner”

American Association of Equine Practitioners

  • 1985-present

AVMA

  • 1985-present
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