Faculty & Staff bios

Ohad Levi, DVM

Professor, Surgery

College of Veterinary Medicine

E-Mail: olevi@westernu.edu

Phone: 8428


Equine Surgery Residency Certificate, University of California, Davis, CA 2010

Equine medicine and surgery specialty certificate, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel 2001

DVM, Veterinary Medicine, University of Turin, Italy 1989

Education Experience

Basic and advanced Equine arthroscopy courses - 2001

Basic and advanced Small animal laparoscopy course - 2011


UCDavis, School of Veterinary Medicine- completed residency training program in Equine Surgery - 2010 

Academic Interests

Surgery Education

Minimal Invasive Surgery Education

Teaching Experience

Professor, Surgery at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Western University of Health sciences.  2010- Present   

Residency in Equine surgery UCDavis. 2007-2010       

Head, Large Animal Department. The Koret Veterinary Medicine School. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. 1997 - 2006     

Clinical lecturer, Large Animal medicine and surgery. The Koret Veterinary Medicine School. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. 1992 - 2007  

Equine private practitioner Israel and Italy. 1989 - 2000


1st year - Veterinary basic sicence (Problem base Learning) - Facilitator

2nd year - Veterinary basic sicence (Problem base Learning) - Facilitator 

1st year- Clinical skills - Instructor

2nd year - Clinical skills - Instructor

Surgery /Anesthesia course -  Course Leader

Surgery /Anesthesia -  Instructor

Equine Core Surgery Course - Instructor



“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”

     William Arthur Ward

I have no greater satisfaction than to see my students become excellent veterinarians who rise above their teachers. This makes me feel that, in collaboration with my colleagues, I successfully contribute to the education of my students for a better future for both the profession and society.

Research Interest

Minimal Invasive Surgery - MIS

Laparoscopy surgey education

Surgery education