Mustajab Mirza

Mustajab Mirza

Associate Professor of Equine Surgery

Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

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Education

MS, Louisiana State University, 1998

DVM, University of Agriculture Faisalabad Lahore (Pakistan), 1992

Certifications

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Research Interest

Large Bone Fractures; It’s a challenge and a major reason for euthanasia advancement at any level in this aspect of equine surgery is considered move towards perfection.

Equine recovery from anesthesia; They all have to get up from anesthesia after any surgical procedure big or small therefore safe and smooth recovery is a pursuit that is very important to all of surgeons alike.  

Equine surgery as a way of life and not just profession.

Laminitis; We have lost prime DNA in losing our athletes and bloodstock alike this just cannot go on! Regenerative medicine; Changing the chronological events in the disease progression is near and dear to me and excites me to say the least to continue the hope that we will reduce the suffering albeit in near sight.

Rescue of animals affected by natural disaster.  Natural disaster and not reducing in numbers and infact are like stimulus check out of our pockets and attests to suffering of the animals that part of the very fabric that makes this world livable. 

Teaching Interest

Equine Surgery, Animal Rescue, Advancements in equine surgery, simulated laboratories replacing live animal invasive procedures. 

Clinical Interest

Large Bone Fractures, Equine recovery from anesthesia, Equine surgery, Laminitis, Regenerative medicine, Rescue of animals affected by natural disaster 

Awards & Honors

2020, Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll

2019, Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll

2018, The Halter Project "Community Preparedness Hero Partner"

2018, Newly promoted Faculty

2015, Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll

2012, Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll

1998, Phi Zeta Induction

1997, House Officer of the Year

Publications

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

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

Injuries and outcome of three horses hospitalized in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac, Freeman, Claire; Mirza, Mustajab; Pescosolido, Kimberly; McConnico, Rebecca, 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, Onishi, Janet; Eades, Susan; 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

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, Holder, Kali; Mirza, Mustajab; Wakamatsu, Nobuko, 2011

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, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Volume: 239, Number: 6, Pages: 842-849

Grant Funding

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

Ex Vivo Comparison of One-Layer vs. Two-Layer Closures in End-to-End Anastomoses in Normal Equine Small Colon, VCS CORP Grant Review Committee

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