Andris Kaneps

DVM, PhD, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons, DACVSMR

Dr. Andris Kaneps is a surgeon, lameness diagnostician, and clinical practitioner at the New England Equine Medical and Surgical Center in Dover, NH. He is a 1978 graduate of the University of Minnesota and a 1981 graduate of The Ohio State University where he received his Master’s degree as he completed his Equine Surgery Residency. He completed his doctorate at the University of California-Davis in 1994. Dr. Kaneps is board-certifed by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. He is also a charter Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation and serves on this new specialty group's Board of Directors.

Dr. Kaneps gained his sport horse practice experience in Minnesota, California, and Massachusetts. He served as a faculty member of the College of Veterinary Medicine at both the Oregon State University and The Ohio State University and the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California-Davis.

An author of multiple scientific articles, Dr. Kaneps is the co-editor and author of Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery (Saunders 2004) and Equine Exercise Physiology (Saunders 2007). With Dr. Steve Adair at the University of Tennessee he developed the curriculum for and teaches in the certification program for equine physical therapy that results in the designation Certified Equine Rehabilitation Practitioner (CERP).

Dr. Kaneps specializes in equine orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, lameness diagnosis and treatment, sport horse performance issues and rehabilitation therapy.