30th November 2025
On-Demand Panel Discussion
American Specialist in Equine Veterinary Surgery
Dr. John Janicek is originally from Bellville, Texas. He graduated from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002, which was followed by a 1-year surgical internship at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington, Kentucky. Subsequently, he completed a 3-year equine surgery residency at the University of Missouri and remained at the University of Missouri for an additional year as a faculty surgeon.
In 2007, he became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. He obtained a Masters of Science degree in 2007 while performing research in the University of Missouri Comparative Orthopaedic Laboratory and the E. Paige Laurie Equine Lameness Endowment Program. He was a staff surgeon at Weems and Stephens Equine Hospital for 6 years prior to arriving at Brazos Valley Equine Hospitals. Dr. Janicek has published over 30 veterinary surgery articles, multiple veterinary surgery book chapters, and has presented numerous veterinary surgery related topics at the regional, national, and international meetings.