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Amy S Kapatkin

Amy S Kapatkin

Professor

Surgical & Radiological Sciences

Office
2323 Vet Med 3A, Davis, CA 95616

Licenses
State Licensure - Maryland- inactive
State Licensure - New York
State Licensure - Florida- inactive
Internship Certificate
Small Animal Surgery Residency Certificate
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Surgery
State Licensure - Pennsylvania
Education Certificate Veterinary Foreign Graduates (ECFVG)
State Licensure - Delaware- inactive
State Licensure - New Jersey- inactive
State Licensure - California
ACVS Founding fellow Joint Replacement
Education
1978, BS, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
1981, DVM, Gregorio Araneta University Foundation, Metro Manila, Philippines
2007, MAS, University of California- Davis, Sacramento, CA
Active Research Grants
Collaborator, B lymphocyte-mediated autoantibody in pain after trauma, David J Clark (Principal Investigator), NIH
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
2011-2012 Nomination as President Elect for the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.
2013-2014 Nomination as President Elect for the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2020 Guzman DSM, Kapatkin AS: Orthopedics in small mammals, Quesenberry KE, Carpenter JW, (ed), Ferrets, rabbits and rodents: Clinical medicine and surgery 4th ed, . .
2018 Hayashi K, Kapatkin AS: Chapter 63: Fractures of the tibia and fibula, Tobias-Johnston, (ed), Texbook of Small Animal Surgery, St Louis, Missouri. 1176-1193.
2018 Kapatkin AS, Garcia TC, Hayashi K: Chapter 55: Carpus, metacarpus and digits, Tobias-Johnston, (ed), Textbook of Small Animal Surgery, St Louis, Missouri. 920-938.
2013 Kapatkin AS, Sykes J: Fungal Osteomyelitis, Daniel D Lewis, (ed), Self Assessment Orthopedic book, . .
2013 Sykes JE, Kapatkin AS: Chapter 85: Osteomyelitis, discospondylitis and infectious arthritis, Jane E Sykes, (ed), Canine and Feline Infectious Disease, St. Louis, Missouri. 814-829.
Research Focus
  • Kinetic, Kinematic analysis in dogs.
  • Biomechanical studies
  • Evidenced based medicine
  • Diversity, opportunity and inclusion
Specialty Focus
Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery