header shadow

Michael B Curtis

Michael Curtis
Michael Curtis


Clinician & Section Head, Intensive Care Unit
Veterinary Clinical Sciences
(515) 294-4900
1563 LVMC
Expertise / Research Area

Dr. Curtis specializes in Intensive Care Medicine with a focus in Cardiovascular research, canine open-heart surgical techniques, cardiopulmonary bypass pump operation, analog and digital data acquisition, and teaching undergraduate physiology.

DVM: Colorado State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
PhD: University of New Mexico, School of Medicine, Cardiovascular Physiology
Diplomate: American College of Veterinary Anesthesiology
Selected Publications

Curtis MB, Priola DV: Mechanical properties of the canine mitral valve: effects of autonomic stimulation. Am J Physiol (Heart Circ Physiol 31) H56-H62, 1992.

Curtis MB, Eicker SW, Archere RM, Lindsay WA: Anesthetic management of an incisional dehiscence in recovery following exploratory laparotomy in a horse. J Am Vet Assoc 200:692-695, 1992.

Curtis MB: Anesthesia for gastrointestinal surgery, In: Slatter DH, ed. Textbook of Small Animal Surgery, Philadelphia: WB Saunders Company, 2284-2289, 19933


American Veterinary Medical Associaton