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Cynthia Hopf-Dennis, DVM

Cynthia Hopf-Dennis

Department of Clinical Sciences

Assistant Clinical Professor, Section of Wildlife Medicine

Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Hospital

Department of Clinical Sciences
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
930 Campus Road, Box 31
Ithaca, NY 14853

Office: 607.253.3060


Research/Clinical Interest

Zoo, Wildlife, Exotic Companion Animal
Small Animal Surgery

Education and Training

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
    Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, 2015
    GPA: 3.01
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2011
    College of Natural Sciences
    BS Pre-Vet/Animal Sciences
    GPA: 3.68



  1. Hopf C, Pokras M, Aguilar RF. What Is Your Diagnosis? Metallic Foreign Body in a Northern Gannet. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery 2014; 28:69-72        
  2. Hopf C, Graham EA, Gibas CFC, Sanders C, Mele J, Fan H, Garner MM, Wiederhold NP, Ossiboff R, Abou-Madi N. A Novel Exophiala species Associated With Disseminated Granulomatous Inflammation in a Captive Eastern Hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis). Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 31 January 2020.

Professional/Academic Affiliations