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Michele A Steffey
Associate Professor
Surgical & Radiological Sciences

132 CCAH
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 3799
masteffey@ucdavis.edu

   

Research Focus

Surgical and interventional oncology, minimally-invasive procedures, novel devices/technologies


Current/Ongoging Active Research in:

- Tumor ablation technologies (cryoablation, microwave ablation, electroporation)

- Operative near-infrared fluorescence surgical imaging

- Lymphatic metastasis and surgical staging



Education

2003 Certificate of Residency 3-year residency in small animal surgery, Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, NY
2000 Internship Certificate General rotating internship, University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
1999 DVM , University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine, Davis, California
1995 BS Biological Sciences with Honors, University of California, Davis, Davis, California

Honors and Awards

Lifetime Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society, Lifetime Member
Lifetime Phi Zeta Veterinary Medicine National Honor Society, Lifetime Member
Lifetime Phi Sigma Biological Sciences National Honor Society
Lifetime Golden Key National Honor Society
1999 Marin County Veterinary Medical Association Scholarship
1999 Mary Seawright Small Animal Medicine Scholarship
1998 Salzbury Scholarship for superior scholarship,initiative, perseverance, and the potential for leadership
1998 Theodora Peigh Summer Clinic Scholarship
1997 Lucy Arminger Scholarship
1996-1997 Listed, National Dean's List
1996 and 1998 Theodora Peigh Externship Scholarship
1994 U.C. Davis, Division of Biological Sciences, Citation for Outstanding Performance
1993-1995 Dean's Honor's List U.C. Davis, College of Letters and Sciences

Licenses

State Licensure - California, #13852
State Licensure - New York, # 009255-1
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
ACVS Founding Fellow, Surgical Oncology

Active Research Grants

Co-Investigator, Targeting nanotheranostics against murine and feline oral cancer, Lam, Kit (Principal Investigator), National Institutes of Health

Principal Investigator, Impacts of protocol timing of indirect computed tomography lymphography, (Principal Investigator), UCDavis Center For Companion Animal Health

Principal Investigator, Comparison of 2 methods of pre-operative sentinel lymph node mapping in dogs with mast cell tumors, (Principal Investigator), UCDavis Center For Companion Animal Health

Co-Principal Investigator, Assessment of rectal masses in dogs using 2 novel imaging methods, Mayhew PD and Steffey MA (Co-PIs) (Principal Investigator), UCDavis Center For Companion Animal Health

Co-Investigator, Chylous redistribution, resolution and recurrence after confirmed complete cessation of thoracic duct flow in dogs with naturally occurring idiopathic chylothorax, Mayhew, PD (Principal Investigator), Center For Companion Animal Health

Principal Investigator, Equipment Grant: Microwave ablation for evaluation in the treatment of veterinary cancer, (Principal Investigator), Center For Companion Animal Health

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Michele A Steffey: Outcome Associated with Laparoscopic Gonadectomy in Dogs with von Willebrand Disease or Factor VII Deficiency: 20 cases (2012-2014) 2016 Keeshan TP, Case JB, Runge JJ, Singh A, Mayhew PD, Steffey MA, Culp WTN Outcome Associated with Laparoscopic Gonadectomy in Dogs with von Willebrand Disease or Factor VII Deficiency: 20 cases (2012-2014) Vet Surg,
  • Michele A Steffey: Adrenalectomy and nephrectomy in a rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) with unilateral adrenocortical carcinoma and renal and ureteral transitional cell carcinoma 2016 Bryk JM, Vergneau-Grosset C, Steffey MA, Johnson EJ, Chen V, Mohr FC, Harvey C, Sanchez-Migallon Guzman D Adrenalectomy and nephrectomy in a rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) with unilateral adrenocortical carcinoma and renal and ureteral transitional cell carcinoma J Exotic Pet Med,
  • Michele A Steffey: Partial gastrectomy in a guinea pig (Cavia porcellus) with gastric leiomyoma 2016 Guardhouse S, Sanchez-Migallon Guzman D, Sadar M, DeRouen A, Bucy D, Adedejj A, Verneau W, Casey KM, Mohr C, Steffey MA Partial gastrectomy in a guinea pig (Cavia porcellus) with gastric leiomyoma J Am Vet Med Assoc,
  • Michele A Steffey: Management of an invasive and metastatic Sertoli cell tumor with associated myelotoxicosis in a dog. 2016 Withers SS, Lawson CM, Burton AG, Rebhun RB, Steffey MA Management of an invasive and metastatic Sertoli cell tumor with associated myelotoxicosis in a dog. Can Vet J,
  • Michele A Steffey: Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy for Removal of Unilateral Noninvasive Pheochromocytomas in 10 Dogs. 2016 Pitt KA, Mayhew PD, Steffey MA, Culp WT, Fuller MC, Della Maggiore A, Nelson RW Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy for Removal of Unilateral Noninvasive Pheochromocytomas in 10 Dogs. Vet Surg,
  • Michele A Steffey: Postoperative Respiratory Function and Survival After Pneumonectomy in Dogs and Cats. 2016 Majeski SA, Steffey MA, Mayhew PD, Hunt GB, Holt DE, Runge JJ, Kass PH, Mellema M Postoperative Respiratory Function and Survival After Pneumonectomy in Dogs and Cats. Vet Surg,
  • Michele A Steffey: Identification of occult micrometastases and isolated tumour cells within regional lymph nodes of previously diagnosed non-metastatic (stage 0) canine carcinomas. 2016 Casey KM, Steffey MA, Affolter VK Identification of occult micrometastases and isolated tumour cells within regional lymph nodes of previously diagnosed non-metastatic (stage 0) canine carcinomas. Vet Comp Oncol,
  • Michele A Steffey: Assessment of 3 Bowel Preparation Protocols for Computed Tomography Pneumocolonography in Normal Dogs. 2016 Steffey MA, Zwingenberger AL, Daniel L, Taylor SL Assessment of 3 Bowel Preparation Protocols for Computed Tomography Pneumocolonography in Normal Dogs. Vet Surg,
  • Michele A Steffey: Thoracoscopy with Concurrent Esophagoscopy for Persistent Right Aortic Arch in 9 Dogs. 2016 Townsend S, Oblak ML, Singh A, Steffey MA, Runge JJ Thoracoscopy with Concurrent Esophagoscopy for Persistent Right Aortic Arch in 9 Dogs. Vet Surg,
  • Michele A Steffey: Effect of changes in intra-abdominal pressure on diameter, cross-sectional area, and distensibility of the lower esophageal sphincter of healthy dogs as determined by use of an endoscopic functional luminal imaging probe. 2016 Mayhew PD, Pitt KA, Steffey MA, Culp WT, Kass PH, Marks SL Effect of changes in intra-abdominal pressure on diameter, cross-sectional area, and distensibility of the lower esophageal sphincter of healthy dogs as determined by use of an endoscopic functional luminal imaging probe. Am J Vet Res,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2016 Steffey MA: Principles of Surgical Oncology, Guzman, D, (ed), Veterinary Clinics of North America (Exotics): Oncology. .

2016 Steffey MA: Assisted Laparoscopic Techniques, Radlinsky, M, (ed), Veterinary Clinics of North America (Small animal): Minimally Invasive Surgery. 45-61.

2015 Steffey MA: Minimally invasive cancer staging in the thorax, Mayhew PD and Frannson BA, (ed), Small Animal Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy. .

2015 Steffey MA: The role of laparoscopy in cancer staging, Mayhew PD and Frannson BA, (ed), Small Animal Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy. .

2010 Steffey MA, Todhunter RJ: Osteoarthritis, Bojrab and Monnet, (ed), Mechanisms of Disease in Small Animal Surgery, 3rd Edition, Jackson, WY. 731-42.