Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University
ਗੁਰੂ ਅੰਗਦ ਦੇਵ ਵੈਟਨਰੀ ਐਂਡ ਐਨੀਮਲ ਸਾਇੰਸਜ਼ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ

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College of Veterinary Science

Faculty Detail

Dr. Ashwani Kumar

Designation: Professor
Contact Address:Department of Veterinary Surgery & Radiology, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana 141004
Telephone : +91 161 2404002
Mobile: 98767 25573,,

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc. & A.H.
  • M.V.Sc.
  • Ph.D.

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • Teaching to B.V.Sc. & A.H., M.V.Sc., and Ph.D. students in the field of Veterinary Anaesthesia, Radiology and Surgery. Special interest in the field of bovine thoraco-abdominal diagnostic imaging, Bovine gastrointestinal surgery and canine orthopedic surgery.

Area of Research Interests

  • To develop innovative, more stable and cost effective implant for canine long bone fractures.
  • Applications of 3D print technology in canine orthopedic surgery.
  • Supracondylar and distal diaphyseal fracture fixation techniques in dogs.
  • Gastrointestinal imaging and surgical interventions in bovine.

Ongoing Projects

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Funding Agency

Year of Start


Designing and evaluation of various configurations of the threaded intramedullary pins for canine long bone fractures (Principal Investigator)




Funds for improvement of Science and Technology Infrastructure (Co-PI)




Development and clinical application of biomaterials for root canal treatment and crown therapy in dogs (Co-PI)




All Indian Network Program on Diagnostic Imaging and Management of Surgical Affections in animals (Collaborating Scientist)




CAFT in Veterinary Surgery and Radiology by ICAR. (Co-PI)




Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Best Teacher Award (Clinical Sciences) 2019 by Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana. 
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award (2017) during 30th Alumnus meet of College of Veterinary Science, GADVASU, Ludhiana.
  • Sponsorship for 2.5 month training from University of Pennsylvania (USA) by the Punjab State Farmers Commission in 2015.
  • International Travel Grant from Center of international Cooperation in Science, Chennai, India to attend 17th International Veterinary Radiology Association meeting at Fremantle, Perth Australia from 16-21 August, 2015.
  • Mike Bernstein International Travel Fellowship (2012) by International Veterinary Radiology Association (IVRA) to attend and present research papers during 16th IVRA Meeting and EVDI Meeting 2012 at Bursa, Turkey from 26-31 August 2012.
  • Consolation Award for Second Best paper in Dr. Rishendra Verma Young Scientist Award Session (2011) by Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Research.
  • World Buiatrics Association Scholarship and International Travel grant by Department of Science & Technology (2010) to attend and present paper in 26th World Bariatric Congress at Santiago, Chile from 14-18 Nov, 2010.
  • Junior Research Fellowship by ICAR for M.V.Sc. studies (1999-2001).
  • Nine Gold medals for Best papers and Three Appreciation Certificates for 2nd/3rd Best paper presented during various National Conferences.

No. of Publications

Research: 145
Extension: 25   
Books: 04   Manuals: 20


  • Singh, T., Kumar, A., Udehiya, R.K., Gill, K.K., Rai, T.S., Mahajan, S.K. (2021). Outcome of open long bone fractures in dogs stabilized with linear external skeletal fixator. Indian Journal of Animal Research (Online published) Doi:10.18805/IJAR.B-4262.
  • Himani, Kumar, A., Anand, A., Singh, N., Uppal, V. & Mohindroo, J. (2019). Clinical occurrence and radiographic diagnosis of distal limb lameness in equine. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 89(1): 15-24.
  • Kumar, A., Mahajan, S.K., Sangwan, V.  & Anand, A. (2018). Diagnosis and retrieval of extra reticular metallic foreign body in a buffalo. Buffalo Bulletin, 37(2): 273-278.
  • Gill, K.K., Kumar, A., Sangwan, V., Anand, A., Mahajan, S.K.  & Mohindroo, J. (2018) Comparative functional outcome of supracondylar femoral fractures stabilized with cross and end threaded intramedullary pinning in dogs. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 88(2): 161-169.
  • Kumar, A., Sangwan, V., Mohindroo, J., Saini, N.S. & Singh, S.S. (2017). Comparison of four ultrasonographic approaches for the diagnosis of acquired reticular diaphragmatic hernia in bovidae. Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 31(3): 323-331. Doi: 10.3906/vet-1604-94.
  • Kumar, A., Mohindroo, J., Sangwan, V., Mahajan, S.K., Singh, K., Anand, A. & Saini, N.S. (2014). Ultrasonographic evaluation of massive abdominal wall swellings in cattle and buffaloes. Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 38(1): 100-103. doi:10.3906/vet-1302-21.
  • Kumar, A. & Saini, N.S. (2012) Diagnosis of a small-sized reticular diaphragmatic hernia in a buffalo. The Veterinary Record 171: 381-382 doi:10.1136/vr.e6835.
  • Kumar, A., Saini, N.S., Mohindroo, J. & Sood, N.K. (2012) Ultrasonographic features of normal heart and liver in relation to diagnose pericarditis in bovine. The Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 82 (12): 1489-1494.
  • Kumar, A., Saini, N.S., Mohindroo, J., Sangwan, V., Mahajan, S.K., Raghunath, M. & Singh, N. (2012) Long term outcomes of survivors of diaphragmatic herniorrhaphy in crossbred cows and buffaloes. The Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 82 (9): 971-975.
  • Kumar, A. & Saini, N.S. (2011) Reliability of ultrasonography at fifth intercostal space in the diagnosis of reticular diaphragmatic hernia. The Veterinary Record, 169: 391 doi:10.1136/vr.d4694.