Cynthia Hopf-Dennis, DVM

Cynthia Hopf

Department of Clinical Sciences

Instructor, Zoological Medicine

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