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Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons (Large Animal), 2016
Master of Science – Veterinary Surgery, University of Minnesota, 2015
Large Animal Surgery Residency – University of Minnesota, 2012 - 2015
Equine Internship, Littleton Equine Medical Center, 2011 – 2012
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, 2011
Selected lecturer -
VCS 396 & VCS 458 – Equine Surgery Course & Clinical Rotation (VM3 & VM4)
VCS 443 – Equine Lameness (VM3)
VCS 393 – Principles of Surgery (VM2)
VCS 449 – Junior Surgery Laboratory (VM3)
Continuing education and scientific presentation given at local and national conferences.
Equine Lameness, Osteoarthritis, & Joint Therapeutics
Equine Orthopedics & Musculoskeletal Traumatology
Equine Upper Airway Respiratory Surgery
Clinical Veterinary Orthopedic Abstract Award, AOVet Foundation, 2015
Large Animal Resident Forum - Clinical Research Award, American College of Veterinary Surgeons, 2015
Mark Bloomberg Resident Research Award, Veterinary Orthopedic Society, 2015
Resident Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, University of Minnesota, 2014
Dr. Sue Ashburner Student Award in Equine Care, University of Saskatchewan, 2011
Winner’s Circle Award, American College of Equine Practitioners, 2010
Dr. Harold Struthers Student Award in Large Animal Medicine, 2009
Equine Health Research Fund Student Research Award, University of Saskatchewan, 2008
Young Professionals Task Force, American Association of Equine Practitioners - Committee Member
American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS)
AOVet – North America (AO)
International Society of Equine Locomotor Pathology (ISELP)
American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP)
Minnesota Association of Equine Practitioners (MAEP)
Tatarniuk DM, Groschen DM, Merritt KA, Maher MC, Ernst N, Brown MP, Trumble TN. “Concentrations of cytokines, matrix metalloproteinases, and tissue inhibitors of matrix metalloproteinases in serum and synovial fluid following injection of autologous conditioned serum into equine osteoarthritic distal inter-phalangeal joints.” Osteoarthritis Cartilage (2015) 23: Supplement 2, 388-400.
Suarez-Fuentes DG, Tatarniuk DM, Caston SS, Kersh KD, Gillen A, Hay A. “Comparison of outcome following semitendinosus tenotomy performed under standing sedation versus general anesthesia for the treatment of fibrotic myopathy in horses.” Vet Surg. Accepted for publication 6-31-2017.
Suarez-Fuentes DG, Caston SS, Tatarniuk DM, Kersh KD, Ferrero NR. “Outcome of horses undergoing navicular bursotomy for the treatment of contaminated or septic navicular bursitis: 19 cases (2002 – 2015)”. Equine Vet J. (2017) doi: 10.1111/evj.12733.
Esselman, AM, Tatarniuk DM, Maher MC, Anderson KL, Trumble TN. “What Is Your Diagnosis? Fracture of the lateral epicondyle of the distal humerus in a horse" J Am Vet Med Assoc. (2017) 15; 250 (10): 1093 – 1096.
Mendez J, Tatarniuk DM, Ernst N. “Extensive rostral mandibulectomy for treatment of an ameloblastoma in a horse.” Vet Surg, 2013. 43 (2): 222 – 226.
Tatarniuk DM, Bracamonte J, Wilson DG, et al. “Laminar epidermal hyperplasia and hyperkeratosis in an equine hoof.” Can Vet J, 2013. 54 (9): 849 - 852.
Carmalt JL, Bell CD, Tatarniuk DM, et al. “Comparison of the response to experimentally induced short-term inflammation in the temporomandibular and metacarpophalangeal joints of horses.” Am J Vet Res, 2011. 72 (12): 1586 – 1591.
Tatarniuk DM, Carmalt JL, Allen AL. “Prosthetic laryngoplasty complicated by induration of the cricoid cartilage in a horse larynx.” Vet Surg, 2010. 39 (1): 128 – 130.
Tatarniuk DM, Bell CD, Carmalt JL. “A three-dimensional anatomical description of the nasomaxillary opening in the horse.” Veterinary Journal, 2010. 186 (2): 216 – 220.
Bell CD, Tatarniuk DM, Carmalt JL. “Endoscope-guided balloon sinuplasty of the nasomaxillary opening in the horse.” Vet Surg, 2009. 38 (7): 791 – 797