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Specialty: Cardiology - Pulmonology

Mark Rishniw
Mark Kittleson
William Herndon
Paul Pion
N. Joel Edwards
Brendan McKiernan
Jennifer Clooten
Rosie Henik

Mark Kittleson

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Cardiology, 1980


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), The Ohio State University, 1982
  • Residency in Internal Medicine, Kansas State University, 1978
  • Master of Science (MS), Kansas State University, 1976
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), University of Minnesota, 1974

Honors and Awards

  • Ralston Purina Small Animal Research Award - 1989
  • Finalist - Cat Hero of the Year - Animal Planet - 2007
Current Professional Activities
  • Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Medicine & Epidemiology; UC-Davis
  • Consultant (Cardiology) - Veterinary Information Network
Past Professional Activities
  • President ACVIM, Specialty of Cardiology (1984-1987)
  • Board of Regents, ACVIM (1998-2002)
  • Associate Editor, J Vet Intern Med (1986-1990)
  • Basketball, tennis
Marital Status
  • Married
  • Ashlie - (Born 9/27/80)/Larkin Rose (Born 3/22/2015)
  • Natalie - (Born 4/30/84)/Carter James (Born 7/13/2012)
  • Molly the Cavie (Born 3/13/2012)
Favorite Quote
  • Gees, there's so many jets it looks like an airport in there. (Comment about color flow Doppler on a patient with several leaks)
What I like best about VIN
  • The cases, the people, the money.
Mark Kittleson

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