DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS
Dr. José Bras was raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico where he showed and bred Paso Fino horses. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from Louisiana State University in 2000. In 2005, he graduated from The Ohio State University School of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, Dr. Bras completed an in-hospital internship at Rood & Riddle prior to a surgical residency and Master’s degree at Kansas State University (KSU). After completing his residency, Dr. Bras remained at KSU as a Clinical Assistant Professor/Emergency Clinician until he moved to Lexington, Ky. in 2012 where he worked as an Equine Surgeon at a private practice. Dr. Bras joined the Rood & Riddle team in April 2015 where he works in both the ambulatory and surgery departments. His interests include lameness, sales work, and surgery.