Professor, Large Animal Surgery Large Animal Clinical Sciences Office Location: WCVM 2594 Phone: 306-966-7063 Fax: 306-966-7159 Email:
Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
Equine Internship, Purdue University
Large Animal Surgery Residency, Cornell University
and University of California, Davis
Teaching and Clinical Areas
Barber is interested in all aspects of equine surgery, he has a particular
interest in orthopedic and wound management topics.
Dr. Barber has
spoken, published and done research on various aspects of orthopedic and soft
tissue surgery, besides numerous clinical investigations.
His orthopedic research has included the following: cosmetic exostosis removal,
pseudoarthrodesis of the temporomandibular joint and arthrodesis of the tarsus,
articular cartilage healing, repair and function of the synovial membrane
following arthroscopic removal, and arthrodesis of the carpometacarpal joint.
Dr. Barber's research in soft tissue includes studies on wound management and repair,
and healing over-exposed corticol bone. He has also investigated the
prevention and control of exuberant granulation tissue, as well as the role of
cytokines in wound healing and their role in the formation of exuberant