Cornell University


Clinical Service Overview

Service: VTMED 5605 Large Animal Soft Tissue Surgery Service
Reporting Time (for first day of rotation): 8:30 a.m.
Reporting Location: Bench near Stock Room (C2-277), Equine Hospital
Service Hours: 7:00am - 7:00pm (Approximately)
Service Phone Number: LA Clinic - 253-3100; After Hours - 253-3136
Advance Reading (or Video Review) Required: Please read the Survival Guide: Large Animal Surgery Rotation. Review Block VIIa notes for LA physical examination and therapeutics.
Section Chief: Dr. Richard Hackett
Faculty Members: Dr. Susan Fubini, Dr. Richard Hackett
Residents: Dr. Hayley Lang, Dr. Wade Walker
Technical and Support Staff: Katie Stevens (Team Leader), Meghan Pashow (Section Supervisor) and Cheryl Prince Brotherton (Vet Assistant)
Emergency Duty Roster: Posted on the LA ICU board
Individual Preparing Emergency Duty Roster: Rosemary Adessa, 3-3157 (
Special Clothing Needed: A shirt with a collar and a belt. Coveralls should be available. Scrubs.
Instruments or Special Equipment Needed: Leadshank (not nylon) with a chain, stethoscope, hemostats, bandage scissors, calculator and watch.
Additional Comments: Read up on the instruments and the technique needed for each procedure. If you know what you are doing, you will be permitted to do a lot more!
Questions, revisions and updates to the ‘Clinical Service Overview Sheet’ should be directed to Rosemary Adessa