Dr. Alberto Gines
- Assistant Professor Small Animal Surgery- Orthopedics Gines 3D Printing Laboratory
Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS)
(225) 578-9600

Teaching Interests:
Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery
3D printing and bioprinting in orthopedics

Research Interests:
Laboratory for 3D printing and regenerative medicine: https://www.lsu.edu/vetmed/regenerative_medicine_3d_printing_lab/index.php
The laboratory for 3D printing and Regenerative medicine is a laboratory focussed on the design and development of new alternatives to standard treatment solutions. There are different areas of research that we are currently working on: 3D printing of custom devices, 3D bioprinting and evaluation of the Platelet-Rich Plasma in regenerative medicine.

 Awards & Honors:
  • 2021 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll Year II
  • 2021 Mark Bloomberg Resident Research Award (Mentor)
  • 2021 3st prize winner for poster presentation Phi Zeta Research Competition (co-author)
  • 2020 1st price Small Animal Resident's forum best research presentation (co-author)
  • 2020 1st prize winner for poster presentation Phi Zeta Research Competition (co-author)
  • 2019 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll Year IV
 Education:
  • Diplomate European College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Other Carlos III University
  • DVM University of Extremadura
 Grants:
  • Center for Pre-Clinical Disease Research , National Institutes of Health - NIH, $11,192,691.00
  • Comparison of Intra- and Inter-Observer Variability for Measuring Femoral Varus Using Radiography and Computed Tomography in the dog, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine Summer Scholars Program, $6,330.00
  • Evaluation of the accuracy of current imaging methods in measuring femoral torsion angle in dogs., LSU, $6,130.00
  • Evaluation of the accuracy of a custom 3D printed drill guide for drilling canine sacra for sacroiliac luxation stabilization, and comparison with traditional free hand technique, VCS CORP Grant, $4,000.00
  • Custom 3D-printed orthosis for joint immobilization. Design and validation, SVM CORP Grant, $5,365.00
  • Precision, Variability and Accuracy of Current Methods of Measuring Femoral Torsion Angle Using Radiographs and Computed Tomography, School of Veterinary Medicine Competitive Research Program Grant, LSU, $9,925.00
  • The effect of sedation with dexmedetomidine and butorphanol on the patellar and withdrawal reflexes in dogs, VCS CORP Grant, $3,764.00
  • Effects of Acupuncture for Thoracolumbar Intervertebral Disk Disease in Dogs Undergoing, LSU SVM Competitive Research Program (CORP), $9,200.00
  • The effect of tibial rotation on the tibial plateau angle (TPA) measurement in dogs and comparison of TPA using digital radiography, computed tomography, and three-dimensional tibial bone model: An ex-vivo study, VCS CORP Grant , $3,700.00
 Publications:
Journal Article, Academic Journal:
  • Effect of Sedation on the Neurological Examination of the Patellar and Withdrawal Reflexes in Healthy Dogs, Horsley, Kristen; Olby, Natasha; Mitchell, Mark; Aulakh, Karanvir; Gines, Alberto, 2021, Frontiers in Veterinary Science , Number: https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2021.664150
  • Effect of orthopedic examination on lameness scores in dogs with elbow dysplasia, Aulakh, Karanvir; Dongaonkar, Kaustubh; Barnes, Kate; Gines, Alberto; Bordelon, Jude; Hulse, Don; Liu, Chin Chi, 2020, Veterinary Surgery Journal , Number: VSU-19-211
  • Details in the diagnosis of growth plate fractures, Gines, Alberto, 2020, Clinica Veterinaria de Pequeños Animales , Volume: 40, Number: 3, Pages: 163-167
  • Effect of sedation or general anesthesia on elbow goniometry and thoracic limb circumference measurements in dogs with naturally occurring elbow osteoarthritis., Clarke, E; Aulakh, Karanvir; Hudson, C; Barnes, Kate; Gines, Alberto; Liu, C; Aulakh, Harmeet, 2020, Veterinary surgery : VS , Volume: 49, Number: 7, Pages: 1428-1436
  • Influence of orthopedic examination on lameness scores and interobserver and intraobserver agreement in dogs with naturally occurring elbow osteoarthritis., Aulakh, Karanvir; Dongaonkar, K; Barnes, Kate; Gines, Alberto; Bordelon, Jude; Hulse, D; Aulakh, Harmeet; Liu, C, 2020, Veterinary surgery : VS , Volume: 49, Number: 3, Pages: 455-462
  • Morphometric measurements to predict meniscal size in skeletally mature dogs for meniscal transplantation, Cradic, David; Aulakh, Karanvir; Hymel, Paige; Barnes, Kate; Gines, Alberto; Rademacher, Nathalie; Aulakh, Harmeet; Liu, Chin-Chi, 2020, Veterinary Surgery Journal , Number: Vet Surg. 2020 Jan;49(1):172-179. doi: 10.1111/vsu.13313
  • The effect of tibial rotation on the tibial plateau angle (TPA) measurement in dogs: An ex vivo study, Buirkle, Corinne; Aulakh, Karanvir; Gines, Alberto; Rademacher, Nathalie; Liu, Chin-Chi; Barnes, Kate, 2019, Veterinary Surgery , Volume: 48, Number: 3, Pages: 408-416
  • Evaluation of the effect of signalment and owner-reported impairment level on accelerometer-measured changes in activity in osteoarthritic dogs receiving a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory., Muller, C; Gines, J A; Conzemius, M; Meyers, R; Lascelles , BDX, 2018, Veterinary journal , Volume: 242, Pages: 48-52
  • What Is Your Diagnosis?, Dunlap, Anna; Gines, J.A.; Simone, Kristina; Marcellin-Little, Denis, 2017, JAVMA-Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association , Volume: 250, Number: 9, Pages: 975-978
  • Mechanical comparison of median sternotomy closure in dogs using polydioxanone and wire sutures., Gines, J.A.; Friend, E; Vives, M; Browne, W; Tarlton, J; Chanoit, G, 2011, The Journal of small animal practice , Volume: 52, Number: 11, Pages: 582-6
  • Effect of use of different landmark methods on determining stifle angle and on calculated tibial tuberosity advancement., Bush, M; Bowlt, K; Gines, J.A.; Owen, M, 2011, Veterinary and comparative orthopaedics and traumatology : V.C.O.T , Volume: 24, Number: 3, Pages: 205-10
Scientific Abstract:
  • 3D Printed Guide Accuracy for Sacral Drilling, McCarthy, Daniel; Gines, Alberto; Aulakh, Karanvir; Granger, L.; Wen, Xue, 2021
  • Comparison of intra- and inter-observer variability for measuring femoral varus using radiography and computed tomography in the dog., Jones, Bailey; Aulakh, Karanvir; Gines, Alberto; Barnes, Kate; Rademacher, Nathalie; Wen, Xue; Aulakh, Harmeet, 2021
  • Intra- and inter-observer variability of current methods measuring femoral torsion angle using radiographs and computed tomography in an in vitro model. , Otomo, Aki; Thibodaux, Brandon; Rademacher, Nathalie; Liu, Chin-Chi; Gines, Alberto, 2021
  • Effect of orthopedic examination on lameness scores in dogs with elbow dysplasia. , Dongaonkar, Kaustubh; Gines, Alberto; Hulse, Don; Liu, Chin-Chi, 2020
  • Intra- and inter-observer variability of current methods measuring femoral torsion angle using radiographs and computed tomography in an in vitro model. , Otomo, Aki; Thibodaux, Brandon; Rademacher, Nathalie; Liu, Chin-Chi; Gines, Alberto, 2020
  • Effect of sedation or general anesthesia on elbow goniometry and thoracic limb circumference measurements in dogs with naturally occurring elbow osteoarthritis., Clarke, Emily; Aulakh, Karanvir; Hudson, C; Barnes, Kate; Gines, Alberto; Liu, C; Aulakh, Harmeet, 2020
  • Evaluation of the Accuracy of a Custom 3D Printed Drill Guide for Drilling Canine Sacra for Sacroiliac Luxation Stabilization, and Comparison with Traditional Freehand Technique, McCarthy, Daniel; Aulakh, Karanvir; Granger, L.; Wen, Xue; Gines, Alberto, 2020
  • Comparison of intra- and inter-observer variability for measuring femoral varus using radiography and computed tomography in the dog., Jones, Bailey; Aulakh, Karanvir; Gines, Alberto; Barnes, Kate; Rademacher, Nathalie; Wen, Xue; Aulakh, Harmeet, 2020
  • Precision and variability of current methods of measuring femoral torsion angle using radiographs and computed tomography. , Thibodaux, Brandon; Aulakh, Karanvir; Gines, Alberto; Barnes, Kate; Rademacher, Nathalie; Liu, Chin-Chi, 2020
  • 3D Printed Drug Delivery Implants for Canine Osteomyelitis Treatment, Cavalier, Maryn; Garcia, Brittany; Patel, Darshil; Patterson, Emily; Powers, Mackenzie; Osborn, Michelle; Hoffseth, Kevin; Gines, Alberto, 2019
  • Morphometric measurements to predict meniscal size in skeletally mature dogs for meniscal transplantation, Aulakh, Karanvir; Cradic, David; Hymel, Paige; Barnes, Kate; Gines, Alberto; Rademacher, Nathalie; Aulakh, Harmeet; Liu, Chin-Chi, 2019
  • The effect of tibial rotation on the tibial plateau angle (TPA) measurement in dogs: An ex vivo study, Buirkle, Corinne; Aulakh, Karanvir; Gines, Alberto; Rademacher, Nathalie; Liu, Chin-Chi; Barnes, Kate, 2019
  • Precision and variability of current methods of measuring femoral torsion angle using radiographs and computed tomography. , Thibodaux, Brandon; Aulakh, Karanvir; Gines, Alberto; Barnes, Kate; Rademacher, Nathalie; Liu, Chin-Chi, 2019
  • Meniscal sizing based on morphometric measurements in canines: a cadaveric study , Aulakh, Karanvir; Hymel, Paige; Barnes, Kate; Gines, Alberto; Rademacher, Nathalie; Aulakh, Harmeet; Liu, Chin-Chi, 2019
Other:
  • The effect of tibial rotation on the tibial plateau angle (TPA) measurement in dogs: An ex vivo study, Buirkle, Corinne; Aulakh, Karanvir; Gines, Alberto; Rademacher, Nathalie; Liu, Chin-Chi; Barnes, Kate, 2019
  • Meniscal sizing based on morphometric measurements in canines: a cadaveric study , Aulakh, Karanvir; Hymel, Paige; Barnes, Kate; Gines, Alberto; Rademacher, Nathalie; Aulakh, Harmeet; Liu, Chin-Chi, 2018
Editorial:
  • Regenerative Therapies, Gines, Alberto, 2017