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Amy S Kapatkin- BS, DVM, MS
Associate Professor
Surgical & Radiological Sciences

2323 Vet Med 3A
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 6787
askapatkin@ucdavis.edu

  

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Small Animal Surgery

Education

1978 BS Animal Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
1981 DVM Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Gregorio Araneta University Foundation, Metro Manila, Philippines
2007 MS Clinical Research, University of California- Davis, Sacramento, CA

Honors and Awards

1989 The Connie Leifer Memorial Award, Outstanding Resident Project & Presentation, The Animal Medical Center
1990 Veterinarian of the Year Award, The Animal Medical Center
1995 The Clendenin J. Ryan- Teacher of the Year Award, The Animal Medical Center
2000- present Phi Zeta Society induction- University of Pennsylvania
2002 Veterinary Medical Student Government Teaching Award for the class of 2002
2002 Dean’s Award for Leadership in Clinical Science Education
2004 Veterinary Medical Student Government Teaching Award for the class of 2006

Licenses

State Licensure - Maryland
State Licensure - New York
State Licensure - Florida
Internship Certificate
Small Animal Residency Certificate
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Surgery
State Licensure - Pennsylvania
Education Certificate Veterinary Foreign Graduates (ECFVG)
State Licensure - Delaware
State Licensure - New Jersey
State Licensure - California

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2011 Hayashi K, Bhandal J, Rodriguez CO, Kim SY, Entwistle R, Naydan D, Kapatkin AS, Stover SM Vascular distribution in ruptured canine cranial cruciate ligament Veterinary Surgery,
  • Link Icon 2011 Hayashi K, Bhandal J, Kim SY, Rodriguez CO, Entwistle R, Naydan D, Kapatkin AS, Stover SM Immunohistochemical and histomorphometric evaluation of vascular distribution in intact canine cranial cruciate ligament Veterinary Surgery,
  • Link Icon 2011 Hielm-Bjorkman AK, Kapatkin AS, Hannu R Reliability and validity of the Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) used by untrained dog owners to measure pain due to osteoarthritis in their dogs American Journal of Veterinary Research,
  • Link Icon 2010 Cook JL, Evans R, Conzemius MG, Lascelles DX, Mcllwraith W, Pozzi A, Clegg P, Innes J, Schulz K, Houlton J, Fortier L, Cross AR, Hayashi K, Kapatkin A, Cimino Brown S, Stewart A Proposed definitions and criteria for reporting time frame, outcome, and complications for clinical orthopedic studies in veterinary medicine Veterinary Surgery,
  • Link Icon 2010 Prink A, Hayashi K, Kim SY, Kim J, Kapatkin A Evaluation of a collagenase generated osteoarthritis biomarker in the synovial fluid from elbow joints of dogs with medial coronoid disease and unaffected dogs Vet Surg,
  • Link Icon 2010 Agnello KA, Kapatkin AS, Garcia TC, Hayashi K, Stover SM Intervertebral biomechanics of locking compression plate monocortical fixation of the canine cervical spine Veterinary Surgery,
  • Link Icon 2009 Gilley RS, Beason DP, Snyder DM, Boston RC, Radin A, Kapatkin AS, Smith GK, Soslowsky LJ External fixator clamp reuse degrades clamp mechanical performance Vet Surg,
  • Link Icon 2009 Hayashi K, Kim SY, Lansdowne JL, Kapatkin A, Dejardin LM Evaluation of a collagenase generated osteoarthritis biomarker in naturally occurring canine cruciate disease Vet Surg,
  • Link Icon 2008 Agnello KA, Puchalski SM, Wisner ER, Schulz KS, Kapatkin AS Effect of positioning, scan plane, and arthrography on visibility of periarticular canine shoulder soft tissue structures on magnetic resonance images Vet Radiol Ultrasound,
  • Link Icon 2008 Uhl JM, Seguin B, Kapatkin AS, Schulz KS, Garcia TC, Stover SM Mechanical comparison of 3.5 mm broad dynamic compression plate, broad limited-contact dynamic compression plate, and narrow locking compression plate systems using interfragmentary gap models Vet Surg,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2004 Kapatkin AS: Orthopedics in small mammals, Quesenberry & Carpenter, (ed), Textbook: Ferrets, rabbits, and rodents, 2nd edition. Clin Med Surg. 383-91.

1997 Kapatkin AS: Orthopedics in small mammals, Hillyer & Quesenberry, (ed), Textbook: Ferrets, rabbits, and rodents. Clin Med Surg. 346-57.

1990 Kapatkin AS, Manfra Marretta S, Schloss AJ: Problems associated with basic oral surgical techniques, , Probl Vet Med. 85-109.

1989 Bitetto WV, Kapatkin AS: Intraoperative problems associated with intervertebral disc disease, , Probl Vet Med. 434-44.