Jonuel Cruz-Sanabria

Jonuel Cruz-Sanabria

Assistant Professor of Equine Surgery

Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

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



MS, Louisiana State University, 2021

DVM, Louisiana State University, 2015

BS, University of Puerto Rico, 2008


Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Research Interest

Major research focus in equine neck pain treated by cervical peri-neural corticosteroid injection. Open for collaborations. 

Teaching Interest

Interest in equine surgical topics like large animal surgical emergencies, lameness, and laboratories oriented in large animal surgery.

Clinical Interest

Major interest in arthroscopies, soft tissue surgery, orthopedics and sport medicine.

Awards & Honors

2015, American College of Veterinary Surgeons Foundation Student Surgery Award


A study of ultrasound-guided perineural injection of the caudal cervical spinal nerve roots in equine cadavers. Jonuel A Cruz-Sanabria, Lorrie Gaschen, Hermann H Bragulla, Mark Mitchell & Britta S Leise. 

Grant Funding

PI: Development of a Cervical Perineural Injection Technique in the horse. Charles V. Cusimano Grant : $6000

Co-I: Vacuum Assisted Retraction. LSU #AM220691 Grant: 69,000