Cheryl Hedlund, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS

Professor
Veterinary Clinical Sciences
515-294-0196
1522-1 Vet Med
Teaching: 

VCS 395 Small Animal Surgery

VCS 455, VCS 473, VCS 483 Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery

 

Research Interests & Areas of Expertise: 

 

Small animal general surgery with special clinical expertise and research interests in upper respiratory tract surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, surgical oncology, wound management and reconstruction

 

Education & Certifications: 

Professional Experience

Professor of Surgery                           Iowa State University             October 2010

Professor of Surgery                           Louisiana State University      1989-2010

Chief, Companion Animal Surgery    Louisiana State University         1984-2002

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons                        1984

Associate Professor of Surgery           Louisiana State University      1984-1989

Assistant Professor of Surgery           Louisiana State University       1981-1984

Surgical Resident                                Texas A & M University            1978-1981

Intern                                                  Santa Cruz Veterinary Hosp.  1977-1978

 

Education

Master of Science                               Texas A & M University         1981

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine          Iowa State University             1977

Pre-Vet                                                Iowa State University             1971-1973

 

Selected Publications: 

Books:

Co-editor/author of the book, "Small Animal Surgery," Mosby, 1997 1st ed, 2002 2nd ed, 2007 3rd ed.

 

Co-editor/author of the book, “Clinical Atlas of Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases in Small Animals,” Schlütersche, 2002.

 

Guest editor of the book, "Problems in Veterinary Medicine: Head & Neck Surgery," JB Lippincott Company, 1991.

 

 

Book Chapters:

 

Hedlund CS. Surgery of the Integumentary System.  In Fossum TW (ed), Small Animal Surgery, 3rd ed, St. Louis, Missouri, Elsevier/Mosby, 2007, pp 159-259.

 

Hedlund CS. Surgery of the eye.  In Fossum TW (ed), Small Animal Surgery, 3rd ed, St. Louis, Missouri, Elsevier/Mosby, 2007, pp 260-288.

 

Hedlund CS. Surgery of the oral cavity and oropharynx.  In Fossum TW (ed), Small Animal Surgery, 3rd ed, St. Louis, Missouri, Elsevier/Mosby, 2007, pp 339-371.

 

Hedlund CS. Surgery of the esophagus.  In Fossum TW (ed), Small Animal Surgery, 3rd ed, St. Louis, Missouri, Elsevier/Mosby, 2007,  pp 372-408

 

 

Hedlund CS.  Surgery of the small intestines.  In Fossum TW (ed), Small Animal Surgery, 3rd ed, St. Louis, Missouri, Elsevier/Mosby, 2007, pp 443-479.

 

Hedlund CS.  Surgery of the large intestines.  In Fossum TW (ed), Small Animal Surgery, 3rd ed, St. Louis, Missouri, Elsevier/Mosby, 2007, pp 480-497.

 

Hedlund CS.  Surgery of the perineum, rectum and anus.  In Fossum TW (ed), Small Animal Surgery, 3rd ed, St. Louis, Missouri, Elsevier/Mosby, 2007, pp 498-530.

 

Hedlund CS.  Surgery of the reproductive and genital systems.  In Fossum TW (ed), Small Animal Surgery, 3rd ed, St. Louis, Missouri, Elsevier/Mosby, 2007, pp 702-774.

 

Hedlund CS.  Surgery of the upper respiratory system.  In Fossum TW (ed), Small Animal Surgery, 3rd ed, St. Louis, Missouri, Elsevier/Mosby, 2007, pp 817-866.

 

Hedlund CS: Chap 27, Surgery of the Nasal Cavity and Sinus. In Birchard SJ & Scherding RG, Saunders Manual of Small Animal Practice, 3rd, WB Saunders Co., 2006, pp. 1643-50.

 

 

 

Refereed:

 

Oliveira C, Rademacher N, Martin A, Hedlund C, Gaschen L: Spontaneous Pneumothorax in a dog with dirofilaria immitis infection. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2009.

 

Briere CA, Hosgood G, Morgan TW, Hedlund CS, Hicks M, McConnico RS: Effects of carprofen on the integrity and barrier function of canine colonic mucosa.  Am J Vet Res 69:174-181, 2008.

 

Guzman DSM, Mitchell M, Hedlund CS, Walden M, Tully TN: Tracheal resection and anastomosis in a mallard duck (Anas platyrhynchos) with traumatic segmental tracheal collapse. J Avian Med & Surg 21(2): 150-157, 2007.

 

Bernstein JA, Hodgin HW, Hedlund CS, Storey ES, Hubert JD: Mohs micrographic surgery: a technique for total margin assessment in veterinary cutaneous surgery. Veterinary and Comparative Oncology 4(3): 151-160, 2006.

 

Hedlund CS: Large trunk wounds. Veterinary Clinics of North America – Small Animal Practice 36(4): 847-872, 2006.

 

Hedlund CS: Case Study of the Month – Intermittent exercise intolerance. NAVC Clinician’s Brief, November: 9-11, 2006

 

Banwell MN, Kerwin SC, Hosgood G, Hedlund CS, Metcalf JB: In vitro evaluation of the 18 and 36 kg Securos cranial cruciate ligament repair system. Vet Surg 34:283-288, 2005.

 

Leadership: 

American College of Veterinary Surgeons 

            Board of Regents Member 2006-2009

                        Regent Liaison to Exam Committee 2006 - 2009

            ACVS Foundation Board of Directors 2006 -2009

            Program Chair & Assistant Chair -several occasions

            Chair & Member of Credentials Committee (3 yrs.)

            Nominating Committee (2 years)

Society of Veterinary Soft Tissue Surgery

            Founding Member

            Secretary Treasurer (9 years)

            Executive Board (9 years)

International Veterinary Ear Nose & Throat Association

            Secretary & Editor, Annual Proceedings & Newsletter (5 years) 

            Member - Board of Directors (5 years)

            Program Chair (5 years)

 

Memberships: 

American College of Veterinary Surgeons, Society of Veterinary Soft Tissue Surgery, International Veterinary Ear Nose & Throat Association, Veterinary Veterinary Wound Management Society, American Veterinary Medical Association, Affiliate American Animal Hospital Association