Department of Clinical Sciences

lab mouse 

Advancing the health
and well-being
of animals
and people

Jon Cheetham

Jonathan Cheetham
Cornell University
College of Veterinary Medicine
T6-004A VRT, Box 34
Ithaca, NY 14853

Equine Performance Center

Jonathan Cheetham, VetMB, PhD, DACVS

Diplomate - American College of Veterinary Surgery

Associate Professor of Large Animal Surgery

Research/Clinical Interests

Dr. Cheetham, and his laboratory team form the Preclinical Upper Airway Lab, focuses on restoring function in the larynx, nasopharynx and trachea using tissue engineering, reinnervation and functional electrical stimulation techniques. The lab's research is applied to both human and veterinary patients. Dr. Cheetham holds a PhD in comparative respiratory physiology and surgery.


Education and Training

2008     Cornell University, Biomedical Sciences, PhD

1995     Cambridge University, Veterinary Clinical Science, VetMB

1995     St. Catherine's College, Medical Sciences, MA

1992     St. Catherine's College, Medical Sciences, BA


Board Certification

2006    American College of Veterinary Surgery



PubMedPlease select the PubMed link for a list of Dr. Cheetham's publications.