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Krysta Leigh Deitz

Krysta Deitz
Krysta Deitz

DVM, MS, DACVIM

Senior Clinician, Small Animal Internal Medicine
Veterinary Clinical Sciences
(515) 294-4900
2522 LVMC
Expertise / Research Area

Dr. Deitz specializes in Small Animal Internal Medicine. Research interests include genetic expression in canine thyroid tumors, nutritional management of disease, obesity and weight management, the effects of obesity on respiratory parameters in awake and anesthetized canines, and nutrition's role in wellness and disease prevention. 

 

Teaching

Feline Medicine (VCS 407): Course coordinator

Small Animal Medicine (VCS 444)

Advanced Small Animal Medicine Elective (VCS 461)

Introduction to Clinics (VCS 440)

Clinical rotations - 4th year (VCS 453)

Clinical Nutrition (VCS 414): Course coordinator

Food Processing for Companion Animals (ANS 324)

 

Education
DVM - University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2002
MS - Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2008
Internal Medicine Residency, Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2005-2008
 
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (small animal internal medicine), 2008

 

Selected Publications

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Deitz K, Gilmour L, Wilke V, Riedesel E. Computed tomographic appearance of canine thyroid tumours. J Sm Anim Pract 2014; epub ahead of print, DOI: 10.1111/jsap.12219.

Makielski KM, Kieves NR, Gilmour LJ, Deitz KL. What is your diagnosis? Severe spontaneous tension pneumothorax in a cat. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2013; In press.

Metivier K, Deitz K, Xu W, Conzemius M, Wilke V.  Gene expression profiling demonstrates differential expression of osteopontin in follicular thyroid carcinomas compared to normal thyroid tissue in dogs. Vet Comp Oncol 2012;epub ahead of print, DOI: 10.1111/j.1476-5829.2012.00348.x.

Jeffery U, Deitz K, Hostetter S. Positive predictive value of albumin:globulin ratio for feline infectious peritonitis in a mid-western referral hospital populationJ Feline Med Surg 2012;14:903-905.

 

Slovak J, Parker V, Deitz K. Toxic shock syndrome in two dogs. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 2012;48:434-438. 

Olsen G, Deitz K, Flaherty H, Lockhart S, Hurst S, Haynes J. Use of terbinafine in the treatment protocol of suspected primary intestinal Cryptococcus neoformans in a dog. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 2012;48:216-220.

Burroughs E, Deitz K, Kinyon J, et al. Disseminated aspergillosis in a dog due to Aspergillus alabamensis. Medical Mycology Case Reports 2012;1:1-4.

Clemans J, Deitz K, Riedesel E, Yeager M, Legendre A. Retroperitoneal pyogranulomatous and fibrosing inflammation secondary to fungal infections in two dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2011;238:213-219.

Jergens AE, Crandell J, Morrison JA, Deitz K, Pressel M, Ackermann M, Suchodolski JS, Steiner JM, Evans R.  Comparison of oral prednisone and prednisone combined with metronidazole for induction therapy of canine inflammatory bowel disease: A randomized-controlled trial. J Vet Intern Med 2010;24:269-277.

Deitz K, Morrison JA, Kline K, Guo L, Shelton GD. Sarcoglycan-deficient muscular dystrophy in a Boston terrier. J Vet Intern Med 2008;22:476-480.

 

SELECTED ABSTRACTS

Deitz K, Makielski K, Williams J, Morrison J, Lin H. The effect of oral ursodeoxycholic acid administration on serum bile acid and biochemistry profiles in healthy canines. ACVIM Forum Proceedings. June 2013, Seattle WA.

Deitz K, Gilmour L, Wilke V, Riedesel E. Computed tomographic appearance of canine thyroid tumors. ACVIM Forum Proceedings. May 2012, New Orleans LA.

Deitz K, Metivier K, Wilke V, Ackermann M, Wang C. Evaluation of secreted frizzled-related protein 2 expression in canine thyroid tumors using RT-PCR and immunohistochemistry. ACVIM Forum Proceedings. May 2012, New Orleans LA.

Deitz K, Formanek M, Metivier K, Moore D, Wilke V, Ackermann M. Secreted frizzled-related protein 2 expression in canine thyroid tumors. ACVIM Forum Proceedings. June 2010, Anaheim CA.

Deitz K, Wilke V, Ackermann M. Cyclooxygenase-2 expression in canine thyroid carcinoma.  In: Veterinary Cancer Society Annual Conference Proceedings; 2007 Nov 1-4; Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Leadership

Hill's Scholarship Committee Faculty Adviser 

Feline Club Faculty Adviser

Student Chapter of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Faculty Adviser

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine General Exam Committee Member 2012-2015

Osborn Research Club Member

 

Memberships

American Veterinary Medical Association

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Phi Zeta

American Association of Feline Practitioners