Nová Veterinária 2018
26. - 28. október 2018
Výstavisko Agrokomplex, Nitra

Leonel Londoño

Leonel Londoño, DVM, DACVECC

Date of Birth:                                                                                   Place of Birth:

05/12/1983                                                                                       Armenia, Colombia, South America


Present Position:                                                                          Date Started:

Clinical Assistant Professor,                                                       July, 2015           

Emergency & Critical Care Medicine

Hemodialysis Unit Director

College of Veterinary Medicine

University of Florida


Work Address:                                                                                Home Address:

2015 SW 16th Avenue                                                                   11881 SW 24th LN

PO Box 100116                                                                                Gainesville, FL 32608                    

Gainesville, FL 32610     


Business Phone #:                                                                         Home Phone #:

352-392-2235                                                                                   352-213-6744


FAX #:                                                                                                 Mobile Phone #:

352-846-2445                                                                                   352-213-6744


Email Address:         


Specialty Board Membership: 


American College Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, DACVECC 2016



                Institution                                                             Dates Attended                    Degree 

                University of Florida                                               2007-2011                           Doctor of Veterinary Medicine 

                Florida International University                                2003-2006                           Bachelor of Science, Biology


Post-Graduate Training:


Hemodialysis Academy:                                                                             UC Davis College of Veterinary Medicine

Advanced Certification Program                                             Web-based weekly seminar

for Extracorporeal Therapies                                                                   



Clinician Scientist Training Workshop:                                   The University of Wisconsin-Madison

October 7-8, 2017                                                                          School of Veterinary Medicine

Residency:                                                                                        University of Florida

2012-2015                                                                                          College of Veterinary Medicine

                                                                                                              Gainesville, FL 32610


Internship:                                                                                       Hollywood Animal Hospital

2011-2012                                                                                         Hollywood, FL 33020


Foreign Languages Spoken:



Resident Advisement:

Name                                                                  Dates                                   Diplomate Status

                    Christopher Corrie                                       07/15-05/16                        Re-take examination 2019

                   Rachel Davy                                                    07/15-07/17                        DACVECC (2017)

                   Jessica Bullock                                                         07/15-07/17                        DACVECC (2017)

                   Samantha Campos                                      07/15-present                  Credentials accepted 2018

                   Stavros Pavlides                                           07/16-present                  In-training (ACVECC)

                   Igor Yankin                                                     07/16-present                  In-training (ACVECC)

                   Jennifer Martinez                                       07/17-present                  In-training (ACVECC)

                   Katherine Temple-Kicera                         07/17-present                  In-training (ACVECC)


Intern Advisement:

                Name                                                                  Dates                                   Diplomate Status

                    Paoul Martinez (ECC)                                  07/17-present                             N/A

                   Jessica McGinnis (ECC)                               07/17-present                             N/A

                   Michael Andres                                             07/17-present                             N/A

                   Annemarieke de Vlaming                         07/17-present                             N/A

                   Amanda Fisk                                                   07/17-present                             N/A

                   Louise O’Leary                                               07/17-present                             N/A

                   Alberto Oramas                                             07/17-present                  N/A


                   Jennifer Martinez (ECC)                                      07/16-07/17                       In-training (ACVECC)

                   Tessa Meland (Rotating)                           07/16-07/17                       In-training (ACVIM-neuro)

                   Robin White (Rotating)                              07/16-07/17                        In-training (ACVR)

                   Kristen Bailey (Rotating)                                      07/16-07/17                        In-training (ACVS)

                   Heather Madden (Rotating)                    07/16-07/17                       None

                   Keriann Cabral (Rotating)                          07/16-07/17                       None


                   Dana White (Rotating)                                07/15-07/16                        In-training (ACVS)

                   Katherine McHenry (Rotating)                07/15-07/16                        None

                   Meghan Allen          (Rotating)                            07/15-07/16                        In-training (ACVIM-cardio)

                   Toni Yang (Rotating)                                   07/15-07/16                       None


Membership in Professional Organizations:

Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Society-Member

                American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care-Diplomate

Asociacion Latinoamericana de Nefrourologia Veterinaria (ALNUV)-Miembro Honorario



University of Florida Major Committee Assignments:

              Rotating internship selection committee                                                           2015-present

              Awards and scholarships committee                                                                   2017-present


Teaching Experience:


                University of Florida

                   VEM 5171- Veterinary Pharmacology-Lecturer

                   VEM 5304- Veterinary Neurology-Lecturer                             

                   VEM 5305- Veterinary Urology-Lecturer                                  

                   VEM 5251- Emergency Medicine and Critical Care-Lecturer/Lab Instructor               

                   VEM 5847- Emergency/Critical Care Clerkship-Clinician                

                   VEM 5848- Emergency/Critical Care Clerkship-Clinician


                Iowa State University

                   Locum- Emergency and Critical Care Service Rotation                                               July23-29, 2017

                                   Intensive Care Unit  


               ROSS University, St. Kitts and Nevis

       Invited Speaker, Student Veterinary Emergency and Critical Society.        October, 2017


     Centro de Ensino e Treinamento en Veterinária (CETAC), Sao Paulo, Brasil

Pós-Graduação em Medicina Intensiva Veterinária:

Advanced renal physiology and clinical nephrology                                       November, 2016


Continuing Education:


                Night in the Swamp Events:


                   How to Manage Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) in Your Practice       

                   South Florida Veterinary Medical Association, Miami, FL                                April 5th 2016

                   Blue-Pearl Atlanta, GA                                                                                                   October 26th 2016


                   Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation- CPR                                       

                   Big Bend Veterinary Medical Association, Jacksonville, FL                              February 6th 2016


                   Toxins that make you twitch and toxins that make you floppy

                   Florida Keys Veterinary Medical Association, Marathon, FL                           November 2nd, 2017





Londoño L, Bandt C, Shmalberg J, Buckley GJ. Endothelin-1 in dogs undergoing hemodialysis and its role in intradialytic hypertension: a pilot study. IVECCS, 2014, Indianapolis, IN. Abstract. J Vet Emerg Crit Care 2014; 24 (S1):A-11


Londoño L, Shih A, Garcia F, Doer K, Bandt C. Effect of RESQPOD impedance threshold device in acute hemorrhagic shock model. IVECCS, 2010, San Antonio, TX. Poster Presentation. J Vet Emerg Crit Care 2010; 20 (S1):A-10

Fisk A, Londoño L, Vigani A, Bandt C, Messenger K. Ex-vivo plasma removal of Carprofen with a polystyrene resin beads hemoadsorption filter (Cytosorb). IVECCS, 2016, Grapevine, TX. Abstract.  J Vet Emerg Crit Care 2016; 26 (S1):S-13


Martinez JT, Londoño LA, Schaer M. Acute Kidney Injury in Dogs with Pit Viper Envenomation: 50 cases (2008-2017). IVECCS, 2017, Nashville, TN. Poster presentation. J Vet Emerg Crit Care 2017; 27 (S1):A-13


Londoño L, Bandt C, Buckley GJ. Therapeutic plasma exchange as a rescue protocol in 2 dogs with severe pemphigus folicaeous. Presented at the European Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Symposium, June 2017. Dublin, IR


Buckley GJ, Londoño L. Therapeutic plasma exchange in 3 dogs with myasthenia gravis. Presented at the European Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Symposium, June 2017. Dublin, IR


                Refereed Manuscripts


Vigani A, Shih AC, Buckley GJ, Londoño L, Bandt C. Cardiopulmonary effects of a new inspiratory impedance threshold device in acute hemorrhagic shock in dogs. J Vet Emerg Crit Care 2011; 21: 618–624


Winter MD, Londoño L, Berry CR & Hernandez JA. Ultrasonographic evaluation of relative gastrointestinal layer thickness in cats without clinical evidence of gastrointestinal disease.  J Fel Med Surg 2014; 16(2): 118-124


Londoño L, Specht A, VanderHart D, Bandt C. What is your diagnosis? J Am Vet Med Assoc 2015; 247(3): 243-245


Martins BC, Plummer CE, Gelatt KN, Brooks DE, Czerwinski SE, Monk C, Greenberg SM, Mangan BG, Londoño L, Bandt C, Schaer M. Ophthalmic abnormalities secondary to periocular or ocular snakebite (pit vipers) in dogs – 11 cases (2012-2014). Vet Ophthalmol 2016; 19(2):149-160

Londoño LA, Buckley GJ, Bolfer L, Bandt C. Clearance of plasma ivermectin with single pass lipid dialysis in 2 dogs. J Vet Emerg Cri Care, 2017; 27(2):232-237

Yankin I, Schaer M, Johnson M, Meland T, Londoño L. Persistent Pit Viper Envenomation in a Cat. J Fel Med Surg Open Reports. October 2017.


Davy R, Bandt C, Nelson E, Londoño L. Treatment of Acute Kidney Injury Secondary to Oak Intoxication with Hemodialysis in a Miniature Zebu. Submitted to J Vet Emerg Cri Care, IN PRESS

Fisk A, Londoño L, Justiz-Carrera S, Buckley J. Cochleotoxicity and Acute Kidney Injury Secondary to Parenteral gentamicin Administration in a Dog. Submitted to the J Vet Emerg Cri Care, IN REVIEW 2017



Schaer M, Londoño L. Icterus. In Drobatz KJ, Rozanski EA, Silverstein D, Hopper K- Textbook of Small Animal Emergency Medicine.  IN PRESS

Londoño L, Buckley G. Bufo Toad Toxicosis. In Drobatz KJ, Rozanski EA, Silverstein D, Hopper K- Textbook of Small Animal Emergency Medicine.  IN PRESS


Davy R, Londoño L. Ethylene Glycol Intoxication. In Drobatz KJ, Rozanski EA, Silverstein D, Hopper K- Textbook of Small Animal Emergency Medicine. IN PRESS


                Miscellaneous and Lay Publications


Londoño L, Bolfer L. Massive Blood Transfusion in Small Animal Critical Care Medicine.  Emergencia & Intensivismo 2016; 3:30-37


Positions and Awards


Best resident poster presentation, International Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Symposium   

Acute Kidney Injury in Dogs with Pit Viper Envenomation: 50 cases (2008-2017). Martinez JT, Londoño LA, Schaer M.                                                                                                                                                        2017


Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS) proficiency award                                                  2011


American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) student surgical proficiency award                              2011


Florida Veterinary Medical Association (FVMA) champion of veterinary medicine scholarship                   2009


Invited Lectures:


                International Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Symposium         Washington, September 2015


Tubes and Holes dry-lab

Cardiac Output wet-lab


                Doral Centre Animal Hospital- Emergency and Trauma Center                              Doral, FL, May 2018


Focal Ultrasound Techniques for the Emergent Patient : A Review and Practical Dry-Lab



                II Encontro Internacional de Medicina Veterinaria, IBVET                                  Campinas, Brazil, October 2016


Dry-lab: Acute Kidney Injury, dialytic and non-dialytic therapies

Lectures: 1. Therapeutic Approach to coagulopathies and hypercoagulable symdromes       2. Management of the oncotic pressure in the septic patient


III Encontro Internacional de Medicina Veterinaria, IBVET                     Atibaia, Brazil, September 2017


Lectures: 1. O doente renal na Emergência: o que mudar?   2. E quando a Emergência é a Insuficiência Renal?   3. Mesa redonda: Fluidoterapia no doente renal   4. O que fazer com o Pulmão Hemorrágico?   5. Opções terapêuticas nas síndromes Hipo-Oncóticas da UTI




Intermedica Continuing Education Series, DESIVET               Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 2017


Seminario de Emergencias Nefrourologicas: 9 hours

               Wet-Lab: Peritoneal dialysis


Asociacion Colombiana de Medicos Veterinarios, VEPA del Café   Armenia, Colombia, February 2018


Actualizacion del Paciente Critico: 4 hours


                Jornada Veterinarias #27, Intermedica                                                Buenos Aires, Argentina, April 2018


Lectures: 1. Traumatic Brain Injury   2. Traumatic and Non-traumatic Causes of Pulmonary hemorrhage   3. Feline Urethral Obstruction: What is the Evidence?    4. Cardio-Renal Syndrome: What to do with the Cardio-renal Patient?   5. Pyothorax: A Review


                Latin American Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Symposium  Mexico City, Mexico, April 2018


Lectures: 1. Acute Kidney Injury (2 hours)   2. Lactate Physiology and Clinical Applications   3. CPR and RECOVER guidelines   4. Biomarkers of Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease   5. Management of Chronic Kidney Disease


Media Experience:



Animal Airwaves-Live

                “Kidney Disease in PETS” – May 2016

                “The role of hemodialysis in veterinary medicine” – January 2017

                “Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation -CPR- in pets”—October 27th, 2017