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Cheryl Hedlund

Cheryl Hedlund
Cheryl S Hedlund

DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS

Professor of Surgery
Veterinary Clinical Sciences
(515) 294-4900
1522 LVMC
Expertise / Research Area


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

 

Teaching

VCS 395 Small Animal Surgery

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

 

Education

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