Amy S Kapatkin

Professor

Surgical & Radiological Sciences

Office
2323 Vet Med 3A, Davis, CA 95616

Licenses
State Licensure - Maryland
State Licensure - New York
State Licensure - Florida
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
State Licensure - New Jersey
State Licensure - California
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
Principal Investigator, Histologic evaluation of microdamage associated with screw palcement in the rabbit femur, (Principal Investigator), CCAH
Principal Investigator, The effects of screw placement on torsional properties of the rabbit femur, (Principal Investigator), CCAH
Collaborator, Efficacy of single agent and minocycline antimicrobial therapy on MRSP embedded biofilm, PoYen Chou (Principal Investigator), CCAH
Co-Investigator, Cartilage tissue engineering for the repair of articular cartialge defect in dogs, Natalia Vapniarsky-Arzi (Principal Investigator), CCAH
Co-Investigator, Dual 18F-NaF/18F-FDG PET/CT as a diagnostic tool for non-specific pain of the canine pelvic limb, Mathieu Spriet (Principal Investigator), CCAH
Co-Investigator, Radial geometry and limb use in chondrodystrophic dogs, Denis Marcellin-Little (Principal Investigator), CCAH
Collaborator, Optmization of the biome metric properties in tissue-engineered canine cartilage, Natalia Vapniarsky Arzi (Principal Investigator), CCAH
Co-Investigator, Comparison of biaxial thread screws and cortical bone screws in a canine humeral fracture model, Dr. Joe Raleigh- resident (Principal Investigator), CCAH
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
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.
2012 Zehnder A, Kapatkin AS : Small mammal orthopedics. Textbook: Ferrets, rabbits, and rodents, Quesenberry K, (ed), Clinical Medicine and Surgery, . .
Research Focus
Kinetic, Kinematic analysis in dogs. Biomechanical studiesEvidenced based medicine
Specialty Focus
Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery