Dr. Gregory Lisciandro, Dipl. ABVP, Dipl. ACVECC, received his DVM, Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine, completed an internship, The Animal Medical Center, New York City, and an emergency and critical care residency, Emergency Pet Center, San Antonio, Texas. He developed and published the clinical utility of AFAST®, its target-organ approach and its fluid scoring system, TFAST®, and Vet BLUE® (veterinary brief lung ultrasound exam), the first veterinary proactive lung ultrasound format. He advocates their use combined as our 3rd standardized veterinary ultrasound format named Global FAST® while authoring over 20 peer-review related clinical studies. He has served as an ACVECC At-large Regent, and a member of the ACVECC Education Guidelines, Student Certification, and Scientific Committees. He is founder and past president of the International Veterinary Point-of-care Ultrasound Society and is currently serving as their Executive Director (www.IVPOCUS.org). He has been practicing for over 30-years with about half in general practice and half in emergency and critical care, most recently as Chief of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, Emergency Pet Center. Currently, he is a consultant for Hill Country Veterinary Specialists and CEO of FASTVet.com, specializing in Global FAST® and point-of-care ultrasound training. He is editor and chapter author of the textbook Focused Ultrasound Techniques for the Small Animal Practitioner, Wiley ©2014 translated in 6 languages – English, Spanish, Greek, Japanese, Chinese and Polish and its 2nd Edition, Point-of-care Ultrasound Techniques for the Small Animal Practitioner, Wiley ©2021. He has lectured and directed Global FAST® scanning workshops around the world and continues to lead in publishing clinically relevant, point-of-care and FAST ultrasound research.
Most recently, Dr. Lisciandro was given the prestigious 2023 Bourgelat Award by the British Small Animal Veterinary Association for outstanding international contributions for the advancement of veterinary medicine.