Maarten Oosterlinck graduated from Ghent University in 2004 and has gained extensive experience in equine orthopaedics and surgery at the busy department of surgery and anaesthesiology of the faculty of veterinary medicine of Ghent University.
In 2011, he earned his PhD on the use of pressure plate analysis for the objective evaluation of equine locomotion. In 2014, he passed the qualifying exam of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS), gaining recognition as a European specialist in large animal surgery. He is an author or co-author of more than 50 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals, and of more than 80 meeting abstracts on a variety of equine orthopaedic and surgical topics. He regularly lectures at international conferences. He is a scientific editor for The Veterinary Journal and a member of the editorial board of Equine Veterinary Education. In his current position as a postdoctoral staff member, he enjoys equine orthopaedics, surgery, podiatry, clinical research, lecturing and consulting about various topics in his field of expertise.
Maarten Oosterlinck, DVM, PhD, Dipl ECVS
European Veterinary Specialist in Large Animal Surgery, Department of Surgery and Anesthesiology of Domestic Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium