Dr. Gregory R. Lisciandro, DVM, Dipl. ABVP, Dipl. ACVECC received his degree from Cornell University, completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at The Animal Medical Center, New York City, and a residency in Emergency and Critical Care at the Emergency Pet Center, San Antonio, Texas. He has spent approximately half of his 25-year career in general practice and half in emergency and critical care. His interests include point-of-care ultrasound that rapidly answer important clinical questions optimizing small animal patient care; and developed the abdominal FAST (AFAST)-applied fluid scoring system, thoracic FAST (TFAST) and most recently the Vet BLUE (lung ultrasound). He has extensively published veterinary clinical studies on AFAST and its fluid scoring system, TFAST and Vet BLUE; has been an annual guest lecturer at the TRISAT Critical Care Webcast Series to medical doctors; and done collaborative research with veterinary schools and medical doctors. He is editor and chapter author of the textbook Focused Ultrasound Techniques for the Small Animal Practitioner, Wiley Ó 2014, translated in 5 languages, English, Spanish, Greek, Japanese and Chinese; and lectured and trained veterinarians including the USA, Canada, Mexico, Europe and South America, leading veterinary medicine in this exciting new frontier.