Julia P. Sumner, BVSc, DACVS

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Department of Clinical Sciences

Diplomate - American College of Veterinary Surgeons -Small Animal
 
Assistant Professor, Section of Small Animal Surgery

Department of Clinical Sciences
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
930 Campus Road, Box 32
Ithaca, NY 14853

Email: jsumner@cornell.edu

 

Research/Clinical Interest

Interests include endocrine surgery of dogs and cats and novel imaging techniques in small animal surgery.

Education and Training

  • 2011     University of Wisconsin, Residency in Small Animal Surgery
  • 2007 - 2008     Kansas State University, Rotating Internship in Small Animal
  • 2006 - 2007     Animal Referral Hospital, Sydney, Internship in Small Animal Surgery
  • 2005 - 2006     Animal Referral Hospital, Sydney, Rotating Internship in Small Animal
  • 2001     University of Sydney, BVSc (first class honors)

Biography

Publications

  • Sumner JP, Rishniw M. Urethral obstruction in male cats in some Northern United States shows regional seasonality. The Veterinary Journal. 2017 DOI: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2016.12.019
  • *Legallet CH, Sumner JP, Espinheira F, Coulter CE, Granger LA. What is your diagnosis? Unilateral blindness in a dog after trauma. Australian Veterinary Practitioner. 2016: 46; 25-27
  • Sumner JP, Pucheu-Haston CM, Fowlkes N and Merchant S. Dorsal skin necrosis secondary to a solarinduced thermal burn in a brown-coated Dachshund. Canadian Veterinary Journal 2016: 57; 305-8
  • Espinheira Gomes F, Brandão J, Sumner JP, Kearney M, Freitas I, Johnson JG, Cutler D, Nevarez J. Survey of ophthalmic anterior segment findings and intraocular pressure in 95 North American box turtles (Terrapene spp.). Veterinary Ophthalmology 2016: 19: 93-101
  • Sumner JP, Hardie RJ, Henningson JN, Drees R, Markel MD, Bjorling DE. Evaluation of submucosally injected polyethylene glycol based hydrogel and bovine cross-linked collagen in the canine urethra using cystoscopy, magnetic resonance imaging and histopathology. Veterinary Surgery 2012:41;655-663
  • Sumner JP, Mueller T, Clapp K, Darien B, Forrest L and Colopy S. Modified ear canal ablation and lateral bulla osteotomy for management of otitis media in an alpaca. Veterinary Surgery 2012:41;273-277
  • Sumner JP, Markel MD, Muir P. Caudal cruciate ligament damage in dogs with cranial cruciate ligament rupture. Veterinary Surgery 2010:39;936-941
  • Sumner JP, Hardie RJ, Ploeg R. Spontaneous pneumothorax in an 8 month-old, miniature fox terrier: What’s your diagnosis. Australian Veterinary Journal Nov 2008
  • Sumner JP, Simpson DJ. Surgical management of a recurrent spinal meningioma in a cat. Australian Veterinary Journal 2007;85:276-280

Honors and Awards

  • 2015     Dean’s Teacher Merit Honor Roll for receiving one of the highest teacher ratings from the year II, III and IV students, Louisiana State University
  • 2014     Dean’s Teacher Merit Honor Roll for receiving one of the highest teacher ratings from the year III and IV students, Louisiana State University
  • 2013     Dean’s Teacher Merit Honor Roll for receiving one of the highest teacher ratings from the year III students, Louisiana State University
  • 2012     Dean’s Teacher Merit Honor Roll for receiving one of the highest teacher ratings from the year III students, Louisiana State University
  • 2012     Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons (Specialty Small Animal)
  • 2011     Phi Zeta Alpha Alpha chapter Research Award Nominee
  • 2006     Membership of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists -Small Animal Surgery Chapter
  • 2001     First Class Honors (awarded to highest performing students in class), Bachelor of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney

Professional/Academic Affiliations

  • American College of Veterinary Surgeons (Specialty Small Animal)
  • Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists -Small Animal Surgery Chapter

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