Cornell University


Clinical Service Overview

Service: VTMED 6612 Large Animal Orthopedic 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: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm (Approximately)
Service Phone Number: LA Clinic - 253-3100; After Hours - 253-3136
Advance Reading (or Video Review) Required: Please read the LA Clinical Rotation Handout (dated July 7, 2000) and review the following videos available in the library: Equine Exam, Bovine Exam, and LA Techniques.
Section Chief: Dr. Richard Hackett
Faculty Members: Dr. Jon Cheetham, Dr. Normand Ducharme, Dr. Lisa Fortier, Dr. Susan Fubini, Dr. Richard Hackett, Dr. Alan Nixon, Dr. Rolfe Radcliffe
Residents: Dr. Hayley Lang, Dr. Wade Walker
Technical and Support Staff: Katie Stevens, LVT (Team Leader), Meghan Pashow, LVT (Section Supervisor), Marjorie Vail (LVT) 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: Coveralls, steel toed shoes or boots (not the over shoe type), and scrubs.
Instruments or Special Equipment Needed: Leadshank (not nylon) with a chain, stethoscope, hemostats, bandage scissors, thermometer, calculator, 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