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Richard P. Hackett, DVM, MS

Department of Clinical Sciences

Diplomate - American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Professor Emeritus, Section of Large Animal Surgery

Department of Clinical Sciences
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
930 Campus Road, Box 25
Ithaca, NY 14853

Office: 607.253.3124
Fax: 607.253.3271

Research/Clinical Interest

  • Dr. Hackett's research interest includes disorders of large animals that are amenable to surgical correction.
  • Clinically, Dr. Hackett is interested in equine and farm animal general surgery, particularly laparoscopic surgery, wound management and reconstructive surgery.

Education and Training

  • 1976     Colorado State University, Master of Science
  • 1974 - 1976     Colorado State University, Residency in Large Animal Surgery
  • 1973 - 1974     Colorado State University, Internship in Large Animal Clinic

  • 1973     The Ohio State University, DVM (cum laude)



  • pubmed    Please select the PubMed link for a list of Dr. Hackett's publications.

Awards and Honors

  • 1980     Diplomate - American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • 1973     Ohio Thoroughbred Breeders Award
  • 1972     Phi Zeta Honorary Fraternity

Professional/Academic Affiliations

  • American Association of Veterinary Clinicians
  • American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • New York State Veterinary Medical Society