Cheryl Hedlund

DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS
Professor
515-294-0196
1522-1 Vet Med
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

 

Teaching  

VCS 395 Small Animal Surgery

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

 

Research Focus & Interests  

 

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

 

Leadership/Committees/Council  

American College of Veterinary Surgeons 

           Executive Committee 2012 - 2014

           Chair Board of Regents 2014

           President ACVS 2013

           President-Elect ACVS 2012  

           Board of Regents Member 2006-2009

           Regent Liaison to Exam Committee 2006 - 2009

           ACVS Foundation Board of Directors 2006 - 2009, 2012 - 2015

           Program Chair & Assistant Chair -several occasions

           Chair & Member of Credentials Committee (3 yrs.)

           Nominating Committee (3 years, 1 year Chair)

           Director, ACVS Residency Program Compliance Committee 2015 - present

Society of Veterinary Soft Tissue Surgery

            Founding Member

            Secretary Treasurer (14 years)

            Executive Board (14 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

Selected Publications  

Books:

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

 

Co-author/editor, "Manual of Small Animal Surgery", Mosby, 2000.

 

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:

Zellner, EM, Hedlund CS, Kraus KH, Burton, AF, Kieves NR: Ex vivo tensile strength of intradermal, subcuticular, cruciate and simple interrupted closures in canine skin.  Accepted JAVMA, May 2015. 

 

Templeton, MM, Krebs AI, Kraus KH, Hedlund CS: Ex vivo biomechanical comparison of V-Loc 180 absorbable wound closure device and standard polyglyconate suture for diaphragmatic herniorrhaphy in a canine model. Vet Surgery 44:65-69, 2015

 

Ladato DL, Hedlund CS: Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome: Pathophysiology and Diagnosis. Compendium Continuing Education for Veterinarians July, 2012, E1-4.

 

Ladato DL, Hedlund CS: Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome: Treatment. Compendium Continuing Education for Veterinarians August, 2012, E1-6.

 

Jandowski G, Nevarex JG, Beaufrere H, Baumgartner W, Reed S, Tully TN, HedlundC, Hennig G, Huck J: Multiple tracheal resections and anastomoses in a blude and gold macaw (Ara Ararauna). J Avian Med. Surg 24 (4):322-29, 2010.

 

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.