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James T. Blackford, DVM, MS, DACVS


Professor & Section Chief Large Animal Surgery
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
The University of Tennessee
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone: (865) 974-5701
FAX: (865) 974-5773
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Education

  • 1982-1984
    Resident Phase III College of Veterinary Medicine
    University of Tennessee Large Animal Surgery
  • 1982
    Master of Science College of Veterinary Medicine
    Texas A&M University Veterinary Large Animal Medicine & Surgery
  • 1980-1982
    Resident Phase II College of Veterinary Medicine
    Texas A&M University Large Animal Surgery
  • 1979-1980
    Internship College of Veterinary Medicine
    Texas A&M University
  • 1979
    DVM College of Veterinary Medicine
    Colorado State University
  • 1975
    Bachelor of Science
    Graduated with Distinction College of Agriculture
    College of Veterinary Medicine Texas A&M University

Training

  • Residency Large Animal Medicine and Surgery - Texas A&M University

Board Certification

  • Diplomate - American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Teaching

  • Gastroenterology
  • Urogenital
  • Neurology

Clinical Interests

  • General surgery with an emphasis in soft tissue surgery and a special interest in wound management and reconstructive surgery.

Research Interests

  • Clinical research in wound management therapeutic modalities and traumatic wound healing.
  • Gastrointestinal disease, especially colic and abdominal surgery.
  • Drug delivery systems.

Publications