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New Clinicians Join Veterinary Hospital

April 29, 2016

Dr. Amandeep Chohan, BVSc, AH, MVSc, MS, DACVAA

Dr. Amandeep Chohan, BVSc, AH, MVSc, MS, DACVAA

Two new veterinarians have joined the faculty recently, and will have clinical duties in the hospital with their respective specialty services. These additions help the hospital continue to provide the highest quality patient care. With more than 120 faculty veterinarians and more than 100 resident veterinarians, the UC Davis veterinary hospital has more clinicians than any hospital in the nation.

Dr. Amandeep Chohan – Anesthesia/Critical Patient Care Service
Dr. Chohan earned his veterinary degree and Master’s degree in Clinical Veterinary Medicine from the Punjab Agricultural University in Ludhiana, India in 2003 and 2005 respectively. Subsequently, he joined the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Washington State University, where he completed a residency in anesthesiology (2006-2009) and obtained a second Master’s degree in Science. After finishing his residency, he joined the section of anesthesiology at Washington State University as a clinical instructor, where he served in that capacity until 2015. He is board certified (Diplomate) in the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia. Dr. Chohan provides teaching, clinical service and clinical research in the veterinary anesthesiology discipline. He also provides leadership in directing research projects of residents and graduate students.

Dr. Po-Yen Chou – Orthopedic Surgery Service
Dr. Chou recently joined the Orthopedic Surgery Service, and will help increase offerings of this bustling service. He received his veterinary degree from National Taiwan University in 2003, where he stayed and completed a combined Master's degree and small animal surgery residency from 2004 to 2008. Dr. Chou then completed a small animal surgery fellowship at Michigan State University and his rotating internship and small animal surgical residency at Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island in Canada. He is board certified (Diplomate) in the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Dr. Chou’s areas of interest are minimally invasive orthopedic surgery, canine elbow disease and small animal trauma surgery.

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