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Department of Clinical Sciences


Rick Hackett

Dr. Richard P. Hackett
Cornell University
College of Veterinary Medicine
C2 524 CPC, Box 25
Ithaca, NY 14853
P (607) 253-3124
F (607) 253-3271
rph2@cornell.edu

Richard P. Hackett, DVM, MS


Diplomate - American College of Veterinary Surgeons


Associate Chair for Teaching and Clinical Service
Professor of Large Animal Surgery
Section Chief


Research/Clinical Interests

Research: Respiratory sports medicine, particularly upper airway obstructive disorders and exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage.

Clinical: Equine general surgery, particularly abdominal, urogenital and respiratory surgery. Wound management and reconstructive surgery.


Education and Training

1976     Colorado State University, Master of Science - Large Animal Surgery

1973     The Ohio State University, DVM


Board Certification

1980    Diplomate - American College of Veterinary Surgeons