Dr. Javier G. Nevarez obtained his BS with a concentration in Animal Science in May of 1998, his DVM degree in 2001, and a PhD in 2007, all from Louisiana State University. In 2002 he completed an internship in zoological medicine at the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine (LSU-SVM). Dr. Nevarez became a Diplomate of the American College of Zoological Medicine and the European College of Zoological Medicine (Herpetology) in 2011. He has been a faculty member of the Zoological Medicine service at the LSU-SVM since 2003 . In addition, Dr. Nevarez has served as the veterinarian for the Louisiana Alligator industry since 2003. His primary interests are in herpetological medicine with a research emphasis on diseases of crocodilians.
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