Dr. Mustajab Mirza
Associate Professor
Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS)
(225) 578-9500

Biography:
Born in Pakistan, Immigrated to the USA in 1993 where i am currently in equine surgery practice

Teaching Interests:
Surgery / Technical Large Animal Emergency and Rescue

Research Interests:
Equine Colic, Laminitis, Long Bone Fractures, Equine sports medicine and Surgery including regenerative therapies

 Awards & Honors:
  • 2018 The Halter Project "Community Preparedness Hero Partner"
  • 2018 Newly promoted Faculty
  • 2018 Teachers merit award
  • 2015 Deans Teacher merit honor roll
  • 2012 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 1998 Phi Zeta Induction
  • 1997 House officer of the year
 Education:
  • MS Louisiana State University
  • Other LSU-SVM
  • Other LSU-SVM
  • Other LSU
  • DVM College of Veterinary Sciences,Lahore
 Grants:
  • Histologic Changes to the Muscular Portion of the Hind Suspensory Ligament of Horses as a Result of Neurectomy of the Deep Branch of the Lateral Plantar Nerve., Charles V. Cusimano EHSP , $1,340.00
  • The Effect of Neurectomy of the Deep Branch of the Lateral Plantar Nerve on the Biomechanical Properties and Diagnostic Imaging Characteristics of the Equine Hind Suspensory Ligament, Charles V. Cusimano EHSP , $11,998.00
  • Medical support for equine flood victims in Louisiana, May HTR Foundation, $14,480.00
  • Support to purchase equipment for animal response - Great Flood of 2016, ASPCA, $10,000.00
  • Northwestern State University Disaster Response Training for Technician Students, Louisiana State Animal Response Team (Walter J. Ernst Jr. Foundation of the LVMA), $4,000.00
  • Disaster Management Training Program , American Veterinary Medical Foundation, $20,000.00
 Publications:
Scientific Abstract:
  • Gait changes vary among horses with naturally occurring osteoarthritis following intra-articular administration of autlogous platelet-rich plasma, Mirza, Mustajab; Bommala, Prakash; Richbourg, Heather; Rademacher, Nathalie; Kearney, Michael; Lopez, Mandi, 2016
  • Equine giant colonic diverticulum and leiomyomas, Wakamatsu, Nobuko; Holder, Kali; Mirza, Mustajab, 2011
Journal Article, Academic Journal:
  • Gait Changes Vary among Horses with Naturally Occurring Osteoarthritis Following Intra-articular Administration of Autologous Platelet-Rich Plasma, Mirza, Mustajab; Bommalla, parakash; richbourg, heather; Rademacher, Nathalie; Kearney, Michael; Lopez, Mandi, 2016, Front Vet Sci , Volume: 3, Number: 29
  • Injuries and outcome of three horses hospitalized in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac, McConnico, Rebecca; Freeman, Claire; Mirza, Mustajab; Pescosolido, Kimberly, 2015, Equine Veterinary Education , Volume: 27, Number: 6, Pages: 308-315
  • Intestinal bacterial overgrowth includes potential pathogens in the carbohydrate overload models of equine acute laminitis, Onishi, Janet; Park, Joong-Wook; Prado, Julio; Eades, Susan; Mirza, Mustajab; Fugaro, Michael; Haeggblom, Max; Reinemeyer, Craig, 2012, VETERINARY MICROBIOLOGY , Volume: 159, Number: 3-4, Pages: 354-363
  • Intestinal bacterial overgrowth includes potential pathogens in the carbohydrate overload models of equine acute laminitis, Eades, Susan; Onishi, Janet; Park, J; Prado, J; Mirza, Mustajab; Fugaro, M; Haggblom, M, 2012, Veterinary Microbiology , Volume: 159, Number: 3-4, Pages: 354-363
  • Clenbuterol toxicosis in three Quarter Horse racehorses after administration of a compounded product, Thompson, Jessica; Mirza, Mustajab; Barker, Steven; Morgan, Timothy; Bauer, Rudy; McConnico, Rebecca, 2011, JAVMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION , Volume: 239, Number: 6, Pages: 842-849
Journal Article, Professional Journal:
  • Gait changes vary among horses with naturally occurring osteoarthritis following intra-articular administration of autologous platelet-rich plasma, Mirza, Mustajab; Bommala, Prakash; Richbourg, Heather; Rademacher, Nathalie; Kearney, Michael; Lopez, Mandi, 2016, Front Vet Science
  • Clenbuterol toxicosis in three Quarter Horse racehorses after administration of a compounded product, Bauer, Rudy; Thompson, Jessica; Mirza, Mustajab; Barker, Steven; Morgan, Timothy; McConnico, Rebecca, 2011, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association , Volume: 239, Number: 6, Pages: 842-849
Broadcast Media:
  • LSU veterinary school helps care for rescued horses, McConnico, Rebecca, 2012