Krysta Leigh Deitz
DVM, MS, DACVIM
Assistant Professor, Small Animal Internal Medicine
Veterinary Clinical Sciences
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.
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 and 454)
Food Processing for Companion Animals (ANS 324x)
PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES
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 population. J Feline Med Surg 2012;epub ahead of print, DOI: 10.7777/1098612X12454862.
Slovak J, Parker V, Deitz K. Toxic shock syndrome in two dogs. J Am Anim Hops 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.
Hill's Scholarship Committee Faculty Adviser
Feline Club Faculty Adviser
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine General Exam Committee Member 2012-2015
Osborn Research Club Member
American Veterinary Medical Association
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
American Association of Feline Practitioners