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Sophy A. Jesty, DVM, DACVIM

Associate Professor
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Tennessee
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone: (865) 974-8387


  • D.V.M., Cornell University, 2001
  • B.S., Cornell University, 1994


  • Fellowship in Cardiac Regenerative Medicine, Cornell University, 2008-2010
  • Residency in Cardiology, Cornell University, 2005-2008
  • Residency in Large Animal Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2003-2005
  • Fellowship in Large Animal Ultrasound and Cardiology, University of Pennsylvania, 2001-2003

Board Certification

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Cardiology, 2008
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Large Animal Internal Medicine, 2006


  • Assistant professor in cardiology, University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, Knoxville TN, 2011 present
  • Staff cardiologist, Fifth Avenue Veterinary Specialists, New York NY, 2010 2011

Professional Societies

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Research and Clinical Interests

  • Equine cardiology
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Regenerative medicine