huji Koret School of Veterinary Medicine

Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment,
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Gal Kelmer, DVM, MS

Dipl. ACVS, ECVS
Clinical Lecturer, Department of Equine Medicine and Surgery
Equine Head Department, The Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Office Address:
P.O. Box 12, Rehovot 76100, Israel
Phone: +972-(3)-9688532
Mobile:+972-(54)-8820881
Fax: +972-(3) - 9688525
Email Address: gal.kelmer@mail.huji.ac.il


Special interests

Equine fracture repair, Regional limb perfusion


Professional Experience and Qualifications

Diplomate, American and European College of Veterinary Surgeons


Teaching

Equine Surgery course for 3rd year students

top


Research

Use of regional limb perfusion for treatment of distal limb infections in horses.
Treatments for equine endotoxemia

top


Membership in Scientific organizations

Israeli Association of Equine Practitioners
American Association of Equine Practitioners
American College of Veterinary Surgeons

top


Selected Recent Publications

  1. Kelmer G, Keegan KG Kramer J, Wilson DA and Singh P. 2005. Computer-assisted kinematic evaluation of induced compensatory movements resembling lameness in horses trotting on a treadmill. Am J of Vet Res. 66:646-655.
  2. Kramer J, Keegan KG, Kelmer G, Wilson DA. 2004 Objective determination of pelvic movement during hind limb lameness using a signal decomposition method and pelvic height differences Am J Vet Res. 65:741-747.
  3. Kelmer G , Doherty TJ, Elliott S, Saxton AM , Fry MM , Andrews FM . 2008. Evaluation of dimethyl sulfoxide effects on initial response to endotoxin in the horse. Equine Vet J Special Colic Issue; 40:358-363.
  4. Kelmer G, Catasus C, Saxton AM, Elliot S. Evaluation of indwelling intravenous catheterization for regional limb perfusion in horses. Accepted for publication in Veterinary Record, May 2009.
  5. Kelmer G, Kramer J, Wilson DA. 2008. Diaphragmatic hernia in the horse, etiology; clinical presentation and diagnosis. Comp Cont Ed Equine Edition; 3:28-35 A review article.
  6. Kelmer G, Kramer J, Wilson DA. 2008. Diaphragmatic hernia in the horse, treatment; results, complications and prognosis. Comp Cont Ed Equine Edition; 3:37-45 A review article.
  7. Kelmer G. 2009. Update on treatments for endotoxemia. Veterinary Clinics of North America, Equine practice, 25:259-270.
  8. Kelmer G. 2009. Update on recent advances in equine abdominal surgery. Veterinary Clinics of North America, Equine practice, 25:271-282.
  9. Kelmer G, Kramer J and Miller MA. 2006. Laparoscopic assisted diagnosis of monorchidism in a horse. Equine Vet Ed; 18:84-88.
  10. Kelmer G, Kramer J, Lacarrubba AM, Turnquist SE, Johnson GC, Messer NT. 2007. A novel location and en bloc excision of a thyroglossal duct cyst in a filly. Equine Vet Ed; 19:131-135.
  11. Kelmer G, Kramer J. 2006. Deep Digital Flexor Tendon Shortening as a treatment for Distal Interphalangeal Joint Hyperextension in a 2-year-old Mare. Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol; 19:250-254.
  12. Kelmer G, Wilson DA, Essman SC. 2008. Computer Tomography assisted central tarsal bone slab fracture repair. Equine Vet Ed; 20:284-287.
  13. Kelmer G, Holder TEC, Donnel RL. 2008. Small intestinal incarceration through an omental rent in a horse. Equine Vet Ed; 20:635-638.
  14. Kelmer G, Wilson D. 2007. Bilateral metatarsophalangeal arthrodesis for severe congenital flexor tendon laxity and metatarsophalangeal luxation in a miniature horse. Equine Vet Ed; 19:547-550.
  15. Kelmer G, Schumacher J. 2008. Repair of abdominal wall hernia in horses using primary closure and subcutaneous implantation of mesh. Vet Rec; 163:677-679
  16. Kelmer G, Hayes MEC. Use of regional limb perfusion with erythromycin for septic physitis and arthritis caused by Rodococcus equi infection in a filly. Vet Rec; 165:291-292.

top

K&E Design
© The Hebrew University of Jerusalem