Simone Guerios

Simone Guerios, DVM, MS, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor In Shelter Medicine

Department: Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Business Phone: (786) 333-7448
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About Simone Guerios

Dr. Guerios is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Shelter Medicine and Coordinator of the Shelter Animal Sterilization and Population Management Clerkship at the Miami-Dade Animal Services, at the University of Florida. In her position, she focuses on training and educating students to make veterinarians ready for shelter practice. Her clinical interests include medical and surgical diseases commonly found in animal shelters and high-quality high volume spay-neuter (HQHVSN) techniques. Prior to accepting a faculty position at University of Florida, she worked as a Clinical Associate Professor in Soft Tissue Surgery and Surgical Oncology at Federal University of Parana, Brazil. She started working with shelter medicine in Brazil, where she co-founded a spay-neuter program for the local low-income community. The program also provided community education, including public health, zoonosis and animal welfare.


Fear Free Certification
2020 · Fear Free Shelters
Visitor Scholar at the Surgical Oncology Department
2013 · University of Florida
Small Animal Surgery Professor of the year Award
2010 · Federal university of Parana, School of Veterinary Medicine
2002 · University of Illinois, Urbana – Champaign

Research Profile

— Development of high quality surgical protocols for shelter programs

— High quality high volume spay neuter

— Surgical oncology

— Perineal hernia repair

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)


Areas of Interest
  • Oncology
  • Veterinary Education


Doctor of Philosophy
2007 · University of Wisconsin, Madison
2000 · Federal University of Parana
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
1997 · Federal University of Parana

Contact Details

(786) 333-7448