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Department of Clinical Sciences

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Ricardo de Matos
Cornell University
College of Veterinary Medicine
C3501D CPC, Box 31
Ithaca, NY 14853
P: (607) 253-4220
F: (607) 253-3271


Diplomate -
American Board of Veterinary Practitioners
Diplomate - European College of Zoological Medicine

Lecturer, Section of Zoological Medicine


  1. de Matos R, Morrisey JK, Steffey M. Post-intubation tracheal stenosis in a Blue and Gold Macaw (Ara ararauna) resolved with tracheal resection and   anastomosis. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery 2006; 20(3):167-174.

  2. Starkey S, Wood C, de Matos R, Ledbetter E, Morrisey JK. Central Diabetes Insipidus in an African Grey parrot (Psittacus erithacus). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 2010; 237(4):415-9.

Non-refereed publications:

  1. de Matos R, Morrisey JK. Emergency and critical care of small psittacines and passerines. Seminars in Avian and Exotic Pet Medicine 2005;14(2):90-105.

  2. de Matos R, Morrisey JK. Common procedures in the pet ferret. Veterinary Clinics of North America- Exotic Animal Practice 2006; 9(2):347-366.

  3. de Matos R. Adrenal Steroid Metabolism in Birds: anatomy, physiology and clinical considerations. Veterinary Clinics of  North America- Exotic Animal Practice 2008 11(1):35-57.

  4. de Matos R. Calcium Metabolism in Birds. Veterinary Clinics of North America- Exotic Animal Practice 2008 11(1): 59-82.

  5. de Matos R. Rodent Therapeutics. In: Keeble E, Meredith A (eds). BSAVA Manual of Rodents and Ferrets. BSAVA, Gloucester, 2009:52-62.

   6.  Albright J, de Matos R. Hamster Behavior. In: Tynes V (ed). Exotic Pet Behavior. Elsevier, 2010: 127-137.

   7.  de Matos R., Kalivoda K. Dermatoses of Exotic Small Mammals. In: Miller WH, Griffin CE. Muller and Kirk’s Small Animal Dermatology.
        7th edition. Elsevier, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 844-887.