Dr Juan Podadera – Specialist in Diagnostic Imaging
Med.Vet. BVSc FANZCVS – Radiology
Juan graduated with a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine in 1999 from La Plata University, Argentina. In 2002, after spending some time practicing in Argentina, Juan was granted a scholarship to work and further develop his skills in Australia.
In 2006 Juan fulfilled all requirements and passed the national veterinary examination allowing him to practice in Australia.
Juan underwent a Radiology residency at the University of Sydney and became a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in 2015. Juan is currently an active clinical radiologist providing services to private and academic institutions and pre and postgraduate teaching in veterinary diagnostic imaging at Sydney University.
Juan has trained in MRI physics and technical applications during 2006-2007. In 2008-2009 he underwent accredited training in nuclear medicine and radiophysics with the Royal North Shore Hospital.
Juan is actively involved in clinical and academic research. His areas of interest included all aspects of musculoskeletal imaging, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and nuclear medicine. Juan has been involved in a number of publications associated with the application of MRI to improve planning and identification of musculoskeletal injury in canine and equine patients, abdomen angiography and use of nuclear medicine for skeletal disease in canine patients.
Juan currently resides in Australia with his family including his partner, two daughters and Diego (their horse). He enjoys all forms of sports, in particular football (soccer), horse riding and rugby union