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Thomas J. Doherty, MVB, MS

Associate Professor, Anesthesiology
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Tennessee
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone: (865) 974- 5583
FAX: (865) 974-5773
8th World Congress of Veterinary Anesthesia


  • Diplomat, American College of Veterinary Anesthesiology
  • MVB - Dublin
  • MSc - Guelph


  • Large Animal Medicine Residency - Tufts
  • Anesthesia Residency - Guelph

Board Certification

  • Anesthesiology


  • Large Animal Anesthesia

Clinical Interests

  • Large Animal Anesthesia
  • Large Animal Medicine

Research Interests

  • Anesthesia - Especially Large Animal- Effects of Injectable Anesthetics / Analgesics on volatile anesthetic MAC.
  • Gastric Emptying in Horses - Effects of Endotoxemia & Prokinetic agents on gastric emptying
  • Gastric Secretion in Horses

Professional Societies

  • American College of Veterinary Anesthesiology