Ursula Krotscheck, DVM, DACVS

Department of Clinical Sciences

Diplomate - American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Professor, Section of Small Animal Surgery
Section Chief

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

Email: uk28@cornell.edu

Research/Clinical Interest

  • Dr. Krotscheck specializes in total joint arthroplasty, total knee certification, and total hip certification.
  • Her clinical interest includes elbow dysplasia pathophysiology and treatment modalities; cranial cruciate disease treatment modalities; forceplate gait analysis, specifically for evidence-based medicine, joint and lameness evaluation.
  • She is the primary investigator/collaborator on multiple research grants utilizing force plate technology.

Education and Training

  • 2000-2003     Texas A&M University, Surgical Residency
  • 1999-2000     Purdue University, Rotating Internship
  • 1999     Texas A&M University, DVM cum laude
  • 1997     Texas A&M University, BS in Veterinary Science
  • 1995     Texas A&M University, BS in Biomedical Science



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

Awards and Honors

  • 2015     2014 Outstanding Speaker Award, NYS-VMC
  • 2012     Phi Zeta Research Award, Alpha Chapter (mentor)
  • 2004     Diplomate, of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons

  • 1999     American Animal Hospital Association Award

  • 1999     Pharmacia Upjohn Award

  • 1999     Phi Zeta member

Professional/Academic Affiliations

  • 2009 - present     Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen (AO Vet)

  • 2009 - present     Veterinary Orthopedic Society

  • 2006 - present     Southern Tier Veterinary Medical Association

  • 2004 - present     American College of Veterinary Surgeons

  • 1999 - present     American Veterinary Medical Association