Liz Nelson, BVSc
Dr. Nelson grew up in California riding and working with horses. She left California to attend Michigan State University and obtained her BS in Animal Science in 2005. She then traveled to New Zealand to complete her BVSc from Massey University in 2012. Dr. Nelson did a 1-year rotating internship here at San Luis Rey Equine Hospital and then went on to complete complete her residency in Large Animal Internal Medicine in 2017 at the University of Florida.
Her clinical interests include all aspects of internal medicine but especially neonatology, critical care, gastrointestinal disease, infectious disease and neurology. In her free time she can usually be found at the barn spending time with her Percheron Tom or exploring the outdoors somewhere.
Andrew Jones, BVetMed MS MRCVS DACVS-LA
Dr. Jones is originally from the UK and went to the Royal Veterinary College in London, which is where he developed his equine interests. Immediately after vet school, he moved to Southern California to do an internship at SLREH. He stayed on for a second year at SLREH, before going on to complete an equine surgery residency and Master’s degree at Washington State University.
Dr. Jones has published on topics including laparoscopy, urogenital surgery and CT imaging. His main interests are laparoscopic, emergency and standing surgery, as well as computed tomography.
Outside of veterinary work, Andrew is a keen photographer and enjoys sports, particularly skiing and he is addicted to playing polo!
Lindsey Porubovich, DVM
Dr. Porubovich graduated from Colorado State University in May 2015. She grew up with horses in Arizona and, while attending Arizona State University for her undergraduate degree, she worked as a veterinary assistant in two different small animal hospitals. Later, as a veterinary student, she interned during breaks with the veterinary team at a local Arizona zoo. Although she enjoys many aspects of veterinary medicine, Lindsey really appreciates working with large animals, especially equids. She currently has a strong interest in diagnostic imaging. In 2016, Lindsey completed her one year internship at San Luis Rey Equine Hospital and has recently transitioned to become a full time clinician on the team.
In her spare time, Lindsey enjoys playing ice hockey, spending time with family, and exploring the outdoors.